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What is Educational Leader

Professional and Ethical Consideration for Early Childhood Leaders
An individual who provides direction and exercises influence in an educational setting.
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Characteristics of Effective Early Childhood Leaders: Emergence of Relational Leadership
Mastaneh Hazegh (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 27
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5089-2.ch001
Effective leadership in early childhood is vital for quality early childhood care and education. There is a need for a comprehensive and coordinated system of early childhood leadership training. To create fiscally sound early childhood programs with learning environments that nurture and challenge young children and with work environments that develop, support, and retain skilled teachers, program directors capable of strong leadership are essential. There is a need to establish policies and pathways to ensure early childhood leaders are well prepared. The purpose of this study was to identify sets of characteristics that are essential for effective early childhood leadership and explore the challenges early childhood leaders encounter in an effort to become effective leaders. Based on the findings, the researcher recommends relational leadership as an essential component of the framework for effective leadership in early childhood education.
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Strategic Leadership in PK – 12 Settings: A Multifaceted Approach to Improving Outcomes
A leader within a school system that is responsible for providing academic and operational direction, as well as the monitoring of related outcomes.
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School Leaders and Cultural Competence
A moral steward, educator or a community builder.
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Preparing Principals in Educational Leadership Programs: Exploring Problems of Practice With Self-Directed Learning Projects
Education professionals who have knowledge of curriculum, instruction and best-practices who are able to improve programs and services and assist other staff members.
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Latina Efficacy: Advocate, Inspire, and Take Charge
Refers to the district or campus administrator or other whose roles are to identify the educational needs of student achievement and recommend activities and strategies for improving student learning.
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Educational Leadership Standards: From Contested Histories to Common Trends
An individual with the ability to exert control, authority, and/or influence over people and circumstances.
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Educational Administration and Leadership in Francophone Africa: 5 Dynamics to Change Education
The person who manages a school or an educational project) is brave and resourceful, perceives changes as an opportunity and not as a threat and above all acts actively while controlling his/her destiny rather than waiting for its verdicts (Mazurkiewicz, 2009a AU90: The in-text citation "Mazurkiewicz, 2009a" is not in the reference list. Please correct the citation, add the reference to the list, or delete the citation. ).
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