TITLE

The Courage of Educational Leaders

AUTHOR(S)
Connolly, Mike
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Principal;May/Jun2008, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author talks about the courage of educational leaders. He explains that educational leaders face tests of courage from community members who say they value education but do not respect the judgment and professionalism of teachers. Situations in school that show teachers' courage such as handling of high-maintenance parents and out-of-control kids are mentioned. The author adds that courage must be given notice in the teaching profession in the same way that other leadership qualities such as vision, focus and trust are recognized.
ACCESSION #
31727927

 

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