Holding Hands with a Tornado
- Principals' Self-perceptions of Influence and the Meaning They Ascribe to Their Leadership Roles. Jason, Martin H. // Research for Educational Reform;2001, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p34
Examines the meaning the elementary school principals ascribe to their leadership role in the U.S. Comparison between more and less experience principals; Influence of principals on instructional leaders; Discussion on the role of leadership development.
- THE LEADERSHIP OF PRINCIPALS: COPING WITH TURBULENCE. Duane, Edward A.; Bridgeland, William M.; Stern, Mark E. // Education;Winter86, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p212
Elementary-school principals, though under pressure are not burned out. This survival behavior was evidenced in a study conducted in the Detroit metropolitan area by survey in 1981 and interviews in 1981 and 1984. The current politicized climate has produced principals who are "integrators" and...
- Let's Be PALS. Brown, Fred // Principal;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p63
Discusses the partnership of the U.S.-based National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) with the Nova Southeastern University to launch the Principals Advisory Leadership Services (PALS). Features of the PALS program designed to recruit and mentor aspiring school principals;...
- A Comparison of the Administrative Leadership of Principals in Graded and Nongraded Elementary Schools. McLoughlin, William P. // Educational Leadership;Feb1973, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p450
The article discusses findings of a study designed to compare the administrative leadership of principals in graded and nongraded elementary schools. The study showed that the differences between principals of graded and nongraded schools are in their knowledge of the tenets of nongrading,...
- Guidance in the Elementary School. Strang, Ruth M. // Education;Apr1950, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p492
The article discusses guidance in the elementary school. Guidance is a process of helping every pupil discover and develop his abilities. Every pupil comes to school with different developmental possibilities, different backgrounds and individual needs. The principal and the teacher play...
- Challenges for 21st-Century Elementary School Principals. Ferrandino, Vincent L. // Phi Delta Kappan;Feb2001, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p440
Examines challenges facing United States elementary-school principals in the 21st century. Opinion that principals need to stand for values and ideas; The research study 'The K-8 Principal in 1998,' conducted by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP); The increased...
- PROMISING PRACTICES. Cangelosi, Bonnie J.; Williams, Sarah // Principal;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p5
The article presents the ideas submitted by the 2012 class of National Distinguished Principals, recognized by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) for outstanding school leadership including Principal's Shadowing Program by Bonnie J. Cangelosi of Shore Acres Elementary.
- Time Out for Reflection. Connolly, Mike // Principal;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p64
Discusses why elementary school principals in the United States should schedule time for reflection. Expectations from principals as leaders; Importance of scheduling group reflection; Guidelines for doing the reflection process. INSET: A REFLECTION PROTOCOL.
- How Principals Exercise Transformative Leadership in Urban Schools in Disadvantaged Areas in MontrÃ©al, Canada. Archambault, Jean; Garon, Roseline // International Studies in Educational Administration (Commonwealt;2013, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p49
This study aims at understanding how elementary school principals in disadvantaged areas implement transformative leadership for social justice. Our previous studies showed that social justice is rarely present in principals' discourse. Using a transformative leadership framework, we analysed...