By Derrick Meador, About.com Guide
Being an Effective Leader
Being an effective leader is a difficult task. It requires school administrators to build trusting relationships with their faculty, staff, students, parents, and other pertinent community members. There are several basic tools to help school administrators be effective leaders.
- Role of the Principal
- Educational Leadership Philosophy
- Top Things A First Year Principal Should Do
- Building a Community of Effective Learners
- Dealing with School Tragedy
As an administrator, you want to have strong programs that align with both your school's mission and vision. Developing a new program or revising an existing program can benefit your school in several areas. Though it can be a difficult task, the benefits are well worth it.
Teacher evaluation is a part of a school administrator's job that has serious ramifications. Determining which teachers are effective and which ones need to improve is a difficult task. School administrators should take the evaluation process seriously and take their time within each individual evaluation.
- Teacher Evaluation Process
- Sample Plan of Improvement
- Pre Evaluation Form
- Post Evaluation Form
- Evaluation Questionnaire
A school's policies and procedures is the backbone of how that school run. Every effective school has a strong set of policies and procedures in which the constituents in their district are expected to follow. Reviewing, writing, and revising school policies and procedures are a part of each school administrator's job that can benefit them tremendously in the long term.