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Principal's Leadership Style And Science Research Associates Test Scores, Kevin William Whirdy Jan 1986

Principal's Leadership Style And Science Research Associates Test Scores, Kevin William Whirdy

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if the principal' s leadership style had a positive effect on students' Science Research Associates Composite Test scores. The correlational method of research was used on fifteen randomly selected public high schools with school populations between six hundred and nine hundred students in the State of Virginia. The Principal Leadership Style Questionnaire was used t o ascertain the leadership style of the principal. The Likert Profile of a School Questionnaire was used to measure the climate of the school.

The results showed a significant correlational coefficient between the principal' s leadership style ...


The Role Of The Virginia Elementary School Assistant Principal, Joseph Carlton Jones Jul 1970

The Role Of The Virginia Elementary School Assistant Principal, Joseph Carlton Jones

Master's Theses

This study will attempt to determine the characteristics and qualifications of the assistant principals of elementary schools of Virginia. Further it will be a goal of this study to determine the characteristics of the position which the assistant principals fill. The report will also seek to determine the responsibility and authority which the respondents exercise in various duty areas.


The Status Of The Virginia High School Assistant Principal, Leonard J. Rogers Aug 1964

The Status Of The Virginia High School Assistant Principal, Leonard J. Rogers

Master's Theses

Early secondary schools were relatively small and made few demands on the principal's time. With the growth of the schools the responsibilities of the principal have grown proportionately. As these responsibilities increased, it became necessary for him to share these duties with an assistant. This assistant began taking over routine activities mostly those of a clerical nature. As the schools continued to grow he began assuming duties in the realm of supervision and administration. To be effective he needed to be as dedicated, as perceptive and as well trained as the principal himself.


Standards For Certification Of Elementary Principals In The State Of Virginia, A Comparative Study, Warren Judson Winstead Jan 1955

Standards For Certification Of Elementary Principals In The State Of Virginia, A Comparative Study, Warren Judson Winstead

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is threefold: to show the need for establishing minimum standards for the certification of elementary school administrators; to show the present practices of school divisions in Virginia as compared with the Nation as a whole with respect to the type of degree, experience, and courses at the graduate level required prior to the employment of a prospective elementary school administrator; and to present a brief outline of the programs of various institutions for preparing administrators including the college and two universities offering graduate work in elementary education in Virginia.