Oct 21, 2019  
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EDEL 612 - Introduction to School Administration

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing.
Students will develop understandings of trends and implications of the major historical, philosophical and ethical influences affecting school organization and leadership. Current leadership theories and styles are examined as they relate to democratic values. Processes are examined for use in the collaborative shaping of a school vision with all stakeholders in the school community. Research on school improvement and effective schools is included. State laws and regulations governing school quality in Virginia are covered. Students will explore and apply course content as they develop a prototypical school vision, mission, and goals statement. Student self-assessment for leadership will be a major focus of this course.



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