"The Principal...is a timely and realistically written text that links scholarship with practice quite effectively. This book is well written and the majority of students in my educational leadership classes for the past five years have had nothing but high praise for this text, which they hold in high esteem."-Jerry E. Garrett, Indiana University Purdue University Fort WayneThe Principal is organized into four parts centered on the seven Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) Standards developed specifically for school leaders. Each of the four major parts of the book is framed with one or two of the Standards as its major theme. Now in its sixth edition, this text continues to be based on the research indicating linkages between educational leadership and productive schools, especially in terms of outcomes for children.New To This Edition:Increased emphasis on diverse school populations is included in Chapter 5 to reflect today's school practice.A social justice theme emphasizes for readers how many decisions made by a school principal have social justice implications (values chapter, school culture chapter, human relations chapters).New activities and readings have been included throughout to maintain currency.An emphasis on learning communities demonstrates how the school organization plays an important role in the opportunities for educators and children to interact (Ch. 2).New supplements including an Instructor's Manual/Test Bank and PowerPoint presentations have been developed by the authors to assist instructors teaching the course.Package this text with [INSERT MLS LOGO]-a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life!Visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!Ubben, Gerald C. is the author of 'Principal Creative Leadership for Excellence in Schools Text only', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205481378 and ISBN 020548137X.
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