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Being a Successful Principal

Riding the Wave of Change Without Drowning

by David R. Schumaker

  • 331 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Corwin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School management and organization,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • School principals,
  • Administration - General,
  • Education,
  • Leadership,
  • Education / General,
  • School management and organiza,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7909016M
    ISBN 100803967691
    ISBN 109780803967694
    OCLC/WorldCa44046676

    This paper presents an international perspective on successful principals. Data from the International Successful School Principals' Project, now in its sixth year and presently in eight nations and over sixty schools, along with a critical review of the international literature on successful principals provide the basis for a discussion of both similarities and dissimilarities across nations. My principal began communicating with me without yelling. She began making time to listen to my thoughts and opinions. One day after a classroom observation, she actually complimented my creative writing lesson. Although my principal and I never became friends, by the end of the school year we managed to develop a healthy respect for each other.

    A leader of leaders—that's what a great principal is. Cindi Rigsbee is a National Board-certified reading teacher at Gravelly Hill Middle School in Orange County, North Carolina. To be a successful principal, it’s incredibly important to be flexible. While your day may be filled with meetings, assessments, and other responsibilities, being a principal means you must be able to prioritize and rearrange your schedule to adjust to new demands.

    Why Becoming a Principal is So Rewarding. By James E. Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. Have you given thought to becoming a principal as the next transition step in your educational career? Have you ever thought to yourself; “if I were principal, these would be the decisions I would make?”. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in , is a business and self-help book written by Stephen Covey. Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls "true north" principles based on a character ethic that he presents as universal and timeless.. Covey defines effectiveness as the balance of obtaining desirable results.


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