Personalized Services for School Leaders
Mentoring New School Administrators
- Developing the knowledge, dispositions, and skills related to a vision of learning; the culture of teaching and learning; management of the organization, operation, and resources; relationships with the broader community to foster learning; integrity, fairness, and ethics, in learning; and the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context of learning.
Managing Schools and School Organization
- Applying management or leadership theories such as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y, Herzberg's Motivation/Hygiene Theory, Deming's TQM/CPI, and Ouchi's Theory Z.
- Selecting a leadership style based on the competence and commitment or development levels of staff.
- Managing conflict situations.
- Planning strategically to implement change.
- Identifying one’s own attitudes about supervisory functions, the kinds of professional relationships with which one is most comfortable, and one’s personal flexibility.
- Applying basic communication skills.
- Evaluating a teacher evaluation system.
- Applying techniques to gather classroom data and provide a mirror for the teacher.
- Employing procedures for disciplining instructional personnel and dealing with nonproductive teachers.
- Performing a comprehensive analysis of a curriculum.
- Determining student learning styles.
- Identifying curriculum goals.
- Selecting instructional strategies and resources.
- Organizing and sequencing instructional strategies.
- Implementing, monitoring, and evaluating curriculum materials.
- Analyzing major issues related to the curriculum in schools today.
Leading the learning
- Developing a culture of teaching and learning.