Beginning the Assistant Principalship
A Practical Guide for New School Administrators
Edited by John C. Daresh
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Beginning the Assistant Principalship by John C. Daresh
Book DescriptionJohn Daresh's "Beginning the Assistant Principalship" provides you with excellent tools to navigate your way as a new administrator. Full of ideas for you to use in your work, this valuable new resource helps you ask yourself the important questions, find answers, and develop strong plans of action. Some significant topics to help you in your new job include: building a platform; developing leadership skills; carrying out management skills; maintaining balance and perspective; knowing your job; using effective disagreement to your advantage; building your profile as a leader; and, listening, listening, then listening some more. Whether your intention is to eventually assume the principalship using your current job as a kind of internship, or if you have decided to make the assistant principalship a career, this excellent book considers a wide variety of topics to help you succeed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761939924
(280mm x 216mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 11-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John C. Daresh
Beginning the Principalship, Paperback (December 2015)
This book is filled with updated and new information designed to help first year school principals and provides them with resources they need to grow in their chosen profession and become strong and effective leaders.
Improve Learning by Building Community, Paperback (November 2015)
Originally published: Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin, 2010.
Leading and Supervising Instruction, Paperback (September 2006)
This practical and timely text coaches school principals on how to achieve effective supervision that centralizes student learning and encourages teachers' uniquely effective instructional styles.
Practical Guide for New School Leaders, Paperback (July 2003)» View all books by John C. Daresh
'A Practical Guide to New School Leaders will be appreciated by those taking up new posts as head or deputy and should be part of their personal collections'- Tim Brighouse, Times Educational Supplement
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Author Biography - John C. Daresh
John C. Daresh is professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas at El Paso. Over the years, he has held faculty or administrative appointments at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and Illinois State University. He has also worked as a consultant on high school reform and administrator professional development for universities, state departments of education, national and state professional associations, and individual schools and districts across the United States, and also in Barbados, Canada, France, Holland, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, and Taiwan. By far, the bulk of Daresh's international service has been in the United Kingdom where he served an advisor and trainer for the School Management Task Force that developed and promoted support programs for beginning headteachers, the National College for School Leadership, the Welsh Office of Education, the North West Network for Diploma Development in Cheshire, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Lincoln, the University of Hull, CREATE Consultancies, and literally dozens of Local Education Authorities and individual schools across England and Wales. Daresh recently completed three years of service as the lead consultant on principal mentoring programs for the Chicago Public Schools as that megadistrict was faced with the challenge of bringing in mostly inexperienced principals to serve in nearly of the school system's elementary and high schools.
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