Educational Leadership Research Paper by cee-cee

Educational Leadership
This paper discusses paradigm shifts in educational leadership by restructuring goals and revising visions.
# 110696 | 2,312 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 30, 2008 in Education (Administration) , Education (Theory) , Sociology (Theory) , Business (Management)

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In this article, the writer notes that student achievement is the goal of education; leadership is the path to its attainment. Time, teams, and, passion are key components in the pursuit of excellence. However, the writer points out that systemic changes are needed to facilitate the creation and continuity of supportive learning environments. This paper reviews relevant peer-reviewed and scholarly literature concerning opinions and recommendations pertaining to educational leadership. The writer notes that the articles reviewed focus on the principal's role as the agent of success. Included in this paper are ideas relative to administration, time allocation, team building, leadership training, university training, licensure review, and the identification and development of candidates as future principals. A summary of the research and important findings are presented in the conclusion.

Review and Discussion
Challenges and Changes
Time for Change

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Berg, A. C., Melaville, A., & Blank, M. J. (2006, October). Community & family engagement: Principals share what works. Coalition for Community Schools.
  • Beyer, B. M. & Ruhl-Smith, C. (1998). The principal's role in school restructuring and reform: An examination of self-perceived leadership styles; Journal of Leadership Studies, 5, 116.
  • DeMoulin, D. F. (1997). Accountability in leadership training for school administrators acquiring competency in decision making pattern use. Education, 117, 97.
  • Farkas, S., Johnson, J., & Duffett, S. (2003). Rolling up their sleeves. Public Agenda, The Wallace Foundation.
  • Fullan, M., & Hargreaves, A. (1996). What's worth fighting for in your school? New York: Teachers College Press.

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