This brief paperback covers all aspects of the principalship from roles to processes. This problem-based book offers practical experiences with problems; guides readers toward a deeper understanding of the relationship between theory and practice; and helps readers develop the skills to deal with the complexity of professional dilemmas; to improve programs, organizations, and the quality of work life within the school; and to gain experience in publicly discussing and presenting solutions to the problems.
Contains key and relevant information on the principalship for the 21st century which includes the critical aspects of building a successful learning community in the school and providing a problem scenario approach in preparation for principalship. Focuses on building a learning community. Introduces the Principalship Model which provides a framework to explore the multidimensional roles (educator, leader, manager, inner person) of the principal in today's school learning community.