Report to the Principal’s Office Table Of Contents

Report to the Principal’s Office: Tools for Building Successful High School Administrative Leadership.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Dedication.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1: The Ethics of the Principalship.

Chapter 2: The Educational Philosophy of the Principal.

Chapter 3: The Principalship in Practice and Praxis: From Vision to SuperVision.

Chapter 4: Mastering, Managing, and Effectively Monitoring the Tone, Climate, and Culture of the School.

Chapter 5: A “Good School” Showcases a School Culture of High Academic Achievement, in Practice and Performance.

Chapter 6: The SuperVision Required to Effectively Manage All Functional Spaces In (and Outside of) the School Building.

Chapter 7: An Effective Guidance/Counseling/Career-College Center (GC-CCC) Department.

Chapter 8: The Elements of an Effective Visual, Creative, and Performing Arts Department.

Chapter 9: The Elements of an Efficient English Language Arts (ELA) Program/Department.

Chapter 10: The Operational Structure, Function, and Philosophy of an Effective Science Department.

Chapter 11: Building an Effective High School Library/Research Center Program.

Chapter 12: A Productive Special Education Program/Department.

Chapter 13: The Effective Health and Physical Education Department.

Chapter 14: Building an Effective Foreign Language/Cultural Studies Department.

Chapter 15: The Importance of the History Department (HD).

Chapter 16: An Effective Career Technical Education (CTE) Program.

Chapter 17: The Effective High School Mathematics Department.

Chapter 18: Schoolwide Technology Program and Department.

Chapter 19: The Importance of Building Maintenance and the Custodial Services Department.

Chapter 20: High School Safety and Security Services Department.

Chapter 21: The Effective High School Health Center/Nursing Office.

Chapter 22: Building an Efficient Main Office/Administrative Staff.

Chapter 23: Cafeteria and Food Services.

Chapter 24: The Dean’s Office, In-School Suspension (ISS), and Attitude Readjustment Center (ARC).

Chapter 25: Standardized Testing Preparation and Analysis.

Chapter 26: Coordination of Student Out-of-Classroom, After-School, and Out-of-School                     Learning Activities.

Chapter 27: Profile of a Good and Effective Teacher.

Chapter 28: Practices of a Successful High School Student.

Chapter 29: How Principals Can Inspire Real and Meaningful Parent Involvement and                     Empowerment!

Chapter 30: The End and the Beginning of the School Leadership Story.

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