The Making of the Principal: Five Lessons in Leadership Training

Published :
June 2012, 33 pages
Author(s) :
Lee Mitgang
Publishing Organization :
The Wallace Foundation
Topics :
Too often, training for principals fails to prepare them for the difficult task of guiding schools to better teaching and learning. This Wallace Perspective plumbs foundation research and work in school leadership to identify five lessons for better training, including: more selective admission to training programs, a focus on instructional leadership and mentoring for new principals.