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Educational Leadership in Action A Casebook for Aspiring Educational Leaders by Leila (Kean University, USA) Sadeghi
  

Educational Leadership in Action A Casebook for Aspiring Educational Leaders

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Educational Leadership in Action A Casebook for Aspiring Educational Leaders by Leila (Kean University, USA) Sadeghi

Educational Leadership in Action provides 24 complex, real-life, accessible cases to provoke and stimulate conversation around practical problems that confront educational leaders today. Written by a diverse group of educators, these cases cover a wide range of topics, including: teacher evaluations, educational reforms, contract negotiations, school safety, cultural differences, undocumented students, and social media. To foster additional meaningful discussion and debate, this resource includes responses to each of the cases, written by a range of experts. The organization and unique approach of Educational Leadership in Action allows for flexible use in courses for aspiring leaders to supplement core readings, reinforce central concepts, exemplify theory, and provide grounded examples to encourage learning. This essential compendium of cases and responses prepares future leaders to frame problems, identify solutions, and develop strategies to meet the multiple challenges and competing demands in rapidly changing education contexts.

Reviews

Educational Leadership in Action leads the reader to the crossroads of theory and practice within the context of school leadership in contemporary America. The case study approach offers real-life situations for both current and aspiring leaders to ponder. It is teaching and storytelling about 'the head, the hand and the heart
of school leadership at its best.

-Peter R. Litchka, Associate Professor and Director of Educational Leadership Program, Loyola University Maryland, USA This 'go-to
book of contemporary and intriguing cases is user

-friendly for students and faculty. It provides a real-life approach to analyzing critical issues faced in education. Offering multiple responses to cases, the authors position the reader to develop strategies in addressing educational issues contingent upon a school's needs. -Hazel M. Carter, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Special Education, The City College of New York, USA


About the Author

Leila Sadeghi is Assistant Professor and Chair in the Department of Educational Leadership at Kean University, USA. Kathe Callahan is Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator in the Department of Educational Leadership at Kean University, USA.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th August 2015

Author

Leila (Kean University, USA) Sadeghi

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Publisher

Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format

Hardback
236 pages

Categories

Organization & management of education
Management: leadership & motivation

ISBN

9781138020986

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