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Leadership Matters: Supporting Administrators Through First Year Implementation of a Standards-Based Evaluation System in a Small Urban School District

Abstract ABSTRACT Education policymakers at the national level have initiated reforms in K-12 education for that past several years that have focused on teacher quality and teacher evaluation. More recently, reforms have included legislation that focuses on administrator quality as well. Included in far-reaching recent legislation in Arizona is a requirement that administrators be evaluated on a standards-based evaluation system that is linked to student outcomes. The end result is an annual summative measure of administrator effectiveness that impacts job retention. Because of this, Arizona administrators have become concerned about rapidly becoming proficient in the new evaluation systems. Administrators rarely have the explicit professional devel... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Esmont, Leah (Author) / Wetzel, Keith (Advisor) / Ewbank, Ann (Advisor) / Mcneil, David (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational evaluation / Educational leadership / Administrator Concerns / Principal Evaluation / Professional Learning Communities / Standards-based Evaluation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 224 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Ed.D. Leadership and Innovation 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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