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2002

Educational Administration and Supervision

Educational administration

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An Analysis Of Perceptions Toward Governance And Working Relationships Among Iowa School Board Members, Single-District Superintendents, And Shared-District Superintendents , Steven Lynn Oberg Jan 2002

An Analysis Of Perceptions Toward Governance And Working Relationships Among Iowa School Board Members, Single-District Superintendents, And Shared-District Superintendents , Steven Lynn Oberg

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Conflict between superintendents and school boards existed in the early 1800s and continues to exist today. This adversarial conflict in the working relationship results when one of the parties exceeds the other's subjective boundary as it pertains to involvement in the governance process and working relationship. The study examined six hypotheses regarding the perceived degree of involvement of Iowa single superintendents, shared superintendents, and those superintendents' school board members.;The study was designed to determine whether or not school board members perceived their superintendent differently if the superintendent was a shared superintendent rather than a single superintendent. The study ...


Practical Application Of The Isllc Standards: Job Analysis, Job Descriptions, And Performance Evaluation Criteria In Selected School Districts , Susan Lynn Risius Jan 2002

Practical Application Of The Isllc Standards: Job Analysis, Job Descriptions, And Performance Evaluation Criteria In Selected School Districts , Susan Lynn Risius

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to determine if the ISLLC Standards and 180 domains were appropriate for educational leadership (in practice and in training). Principals from three high expectation districts participated in this study: two school districts in Iowa and one school district in Arizona.;Matrices were created for each school district to show the linkage of the principals' critical work activity, which represented what school related activities they actually spent their time on during and outside of a typical school day, to what their school districts' job criteria and descriptors required. A comparison using these data was ...


Principals' Perceptions Of Elementary To Middle Transition Practices In Iowa Middle Level Schools , Amanda J. Lemanczyk Ross Jan 2002

Principals' Perceptions Of Elementary To Middle Transition Practices In Iowa Middle Level Schools , Amanda J. Lemanczyk Ross

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent transition practices are used in identified Iowa public middle level schools, and why schools using those practices have selected them. This investigation used a mixed methodological approach, employing both quantitative and qualitative methods. The signature middle school practices of interdisciplinary teaming, advisor/advisee programming, and exploratory programming were examined by the use of transition practices used to acclimate parents and students coming from the elementary to the new middle level school. Additionally, the number of transition practices implemented for students and for parents was examined by (a) enrollment size ...


Ethical Practice In The Work Lives Of Iowa Public High School Principals , Deborah Hellman Hunter Jan 2002

Ethical Practice In The Work Lives Of Iowa Public High School Principals , Deborah Hellman Hunter

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study investigated how high school principals make meaning of the ethical issues they face. Sixteen Iowa public high school principals were selected by gender and district size. Each participated in a one-hour face-to-face interview with the researcher who had five years of building-level administrative experience at the middle and secondary level.;Narratives were analyzed identifying major categories of educational beliefs and values, ethical issues, and ethical dilemmas. Kidder's Resolution Principals of Ends-based Thinking, Rule-based Thinking, and Care-based Thinking were evident as participants balanced personal and professional ethics and described decisions made. Which principles were used most often and ...