The Principal's Companion is a book consisting of five sets of activities designed to simulate tasks similar to those typically encountered in the principalship.
Contents: Preface; A Word About The Principal's Companion; CREATING THE SCHOOL: Hypothetical School Exercise; Demographic Study Exercise; Strategic Planning Model Exercise; Personnel Exercise; Interview Questions Exercise; New Teacher Induction Exercise; School Budget Exercise; High School Scheduling Exercise; Discipline Management Exercise; Orientation Packet Exercise; Student Handbook Exercise; Public Relations Exercise; Special Education Exercise; School Assessment Exercise; LEADING THE SCHOOL: Principal Interview Exercise; Leadership Styles Exercise; Management of Time Exercise; Developing the Key Communicator Network Exercise; Find the Power Structure Exercise; Site-Based Decision-Making Exercise; Ethical Dilemmas Exercise; School Board Meeting Exercise; Effective Schools Exercise; Restructuring/Improving the Schools Exercise; PREPARING FOR SUCCESS: Documentation Memoranda Exercise; Proposal Writing Exercise; Professional Credentials Exercise; Educational Administration Portfolio Exercise; Personal and Professional Career Planning Exercise; Professional Growth Plan Exercise; Reading List for the 1990's Exercise; Educational Administrative Literacy Exercise; IN-BASKET SIMULATIONS; CASE STUDIES: Bryson Elementary School; Sugar Creek High School.
Publisher: University Press of America ISBN: 9780761803393 Number of pages: 174 Weight: 263 g Dimensions: 228 x 154 x 13 mm Edition: 2nd edition
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