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V. TextbookVII. Instructional ActivitiesVII. Field and Clinical ExperiencesVIII. Grading ProceduresDEPARTMENT: Educational Studies, Leadership and CounselingRevised October 6, 2008COURSE NUMBER: ADM 664 CREDIT HOURS: 3 I. TITLE: The School PrincipalII. Catalog Description: A study of the skills needed to fulfill principal roles and duties in grades P-12 including leadership and management functions. The course is designed for students aspiring to the P-12 Building Principal License.III. Purpose: To develop the skills, dispositions necessary for effective leadership in today’s schools.Principles, dispositions and skills consistent with the Interstate School Leader Licensure Standards (ISLLC), the Technology Standards for School Administrators (TSSA), and the professional Code of Ethics for Kentucky School Certified Staff are incorporated into this course in ways consistent with the purpose of the course and individual student readiness. The unit’s theme of the reflective decision-maker is emphasized, as students are required to reflect upon course experiences as part of the learning process and the unit’s conceptual framework of teacher as leader is addressed as course experiences and the program as a whole are focused upon the development of leaders. NCATE expectations with regard to KERA Initiatives and EPSB themes are incorporated through courses as consistent with the scope of each course. NCATE expectations with regard to KERA Initiatives and EPSB themes are incorporated through courses as consistent with the scope of each course. KERA Initiatives: Program of Studies; SBDM; Spec Ed; EPSB Themes: Diversity; Assessment; Gap Closure.IV. Course Objectives: As a result of participation in ADM 664, the student will demonstrate:a. Understanding of the visionary, instructional, managerial, collaborative, ethical and global responsibilities of an educational leader. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, V, and VI.)b. Ability to identify and explain the relationship of the school to federal, state, and local levels of government; how major court decisions are related to educational and societal changes and the legal safeguards for students and their families. (ISLLC Standards II, III, IV, V, and VI.)c. Skills necessary to identify, assess and alter the school organizational structure to improve the conditions for learning and teaching. (ISLLC Standards II, III, and IV.)ADM664Syllabus2008 8/01d. Leadership and motivational techniques to cause students and adults to become successful in the work of the school. (ISLLC Standards I, II, and IV.)e. Use of total quality management principles including the use of data for decision-making, team planning and continuous improvement to enhance the work of the school. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, and IV.)f. Involvement of faculty, staff and parents in providing an instructional program based on knowledge of the development levels of students. (ISLLC Standards I and II.)g. Planning and implementation of change in school programs for increased student achievement. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, and V.)h. Actions of the principal that exemplify the indicators of effective schools. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, V, and VI.)i. Involvement of student support services such as guidance and counseling and student activities program to improve the school environment on behalf of students. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, and VI.)j. Collaborative planning skills to improve student behavior and classroom management. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, V, and VI.)k. Understanding and the implementation of appropriate programs for children with special learning needs. (ISLLC Standards II, IV, V, and VI.)l. Planning and implementation of the Sixteen (16) Technology Standards for faculty and staff. (ISLLC Standards I, II, IV, and VI.)V. TextbookSkills for Successful 21 st Century School Leaders, 3 rd edition, John Hoyle, Fenwick English and Betty Steffy.VI. Content Outline:- Professional standards for school leadership—ISLLC, ELCC, NCATE (ISLLC Standard V.)- The public school and its setting—history; roles of federal, state, and local governments; legal implications and societal expectations. (ISLLC Standard VI)- Discussion of Organizations and how they operate—theory, classical bureaucracy,Theory Z organizations, cultures, total quality management, motivation and leadership examples in contemporary schools and principle-centered leadership. (ISLLC Standard I, II, III, IV, and VI)ADM664Syllabus2008 8/01- Indicators of effective schools—brainstorm principal behaviors necessary to accomplish these behaviors. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, V, and VI)- Developmental characteristics of children and implications for schools—class project to plan a professional development program for your staff. (ISLLC Standards I, II, and III)- In-basket exercise on principal tasks. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, V, and VI)- Leadership for Learning—role and responsibilities, expectations and duties of the building principal—brainstorming (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, V, and VI)- Problem-solving and reflective practice—developing a model for daily use (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, IV, and V)- Principal as change agent—Improving the Urban High School, model for change, conditions necessary for change, setting the vision for change in the school community (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, and IV)- Collection and use of data to make decisions—use of student achievement test scores and other indicators to maintain centrality of student learning. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, and IV)- Diagnosing and prescribing for school and student improvement, collaborating with teachers, parents, and community. (ISLLC Standards I, II, and IV)- Techniques for monitoring and reporting student progress. (ISLLC Standards I, II,III, and IV)- Providing transitions to provide a K-12 seamless experience for students—curriculum, instruction, school structure, and activities. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, and IV)- Building schedules for academic program, supervision, student activities and support services. (ISLLC Standards I, II, III, and IV)- Student support services—guidance and counseling, health, activities programs. (ISLLC Standards I, II, II, IV, and V)- Role of the principal in meeting needs of students with special needs—IDEA and ADA/Section 504—legal requirements, due process, inclusion and support for students, parents, and teachers.


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