The Principal as Curriculum Leader: Shaping What Is Taught and Tested (Hardback)
  • The Principal as Curriculum Leader: Shaping What Is Taught and Tested (Hardback)

The Principal as Curriculum Leader: Shaping What Is Taught and Tested (Hardback)

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Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 06/08/2008
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In this third edition of their classic bestseller, Allan A. Glatthorn and Jerry Jailall examine four levels of curriculumustate, district, school, and classroomuto explain how effective principals can influence curriculum at every stage and provide examples that illustrate how school administrators can incorporate curriculum leadership into their organizational behavior. The Principal as Curriculum Leader, Third Edition, reviews the key issues that continue to affect how principals work in the 'real world' and offers updates that include: Insightful analysis of the effects of NCLB An expanded treatment of content standards A new section on the influence of Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) A discussion of team leadership and professional learning communities

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412960342
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 19 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition

"I highly recommend this book to new and prospective principals. Glatthorn and Jailall provide a lot of food for thought to truly make a change in what is done with curriculum." -- Donnan Stoicovy, Principal
"Provides an overview of the complexity of school administration while identifying and organizing a plan of action for the educational leader to build effective curriculum within the organization." -- Edward Drugo, Principal
"Gives insights and directions for the critical role and responsibility of the principal. It is a must-have book for the school leader who wants to focus on the truly important aspects of being an effective principal!" -- Anthony L. Parker, Superintendent
"The authors provide excellent insights about the importance of effective leadership in our public schools." -- June Atkinson, Superintendent
"Brings the job description of the principal to full circle as we transition the role to a 21st-century school executive."
-- Bill McNeal, Executive Director
"There is no role more important for a school principal today than that of curriculum leader. This book is the best that I have seen in this regard. The authors get straight to the point and give guidance to anyone currently serving as a principal or aspiring to become a principal." -- Jim Causby, Executive Director
"Glatthorn and Jailall provide a helpful resource anchored in the context of No Child Left Behind, state standards, and the elevation of curriculum reform. Their work is a reference point for the practitioner, providing straightforward guidelines and suggestions to ensure that the principal plays an active leadership role in the expanding area of curriculum and instruction responsibilities." -- Nancy Farmer, Director of the Principals' Executive Program

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