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Audit of Principal Effectiveness: A Process for Self-Improvement

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dc.contributor.author Valentine, Jerry
dc.coverage.spatial Missouri
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-19T14:20:56Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-19T14:20:56Z
dc.date.issued 1989-04-17
dc.identifier.citation “The Audit of Principal Effectiveness: A Process for Self-Improvement,” North Central Association, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting, Chicago, 1986. ED 311 553, EA 021 324. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/3701
dc.description The “Audit of Principal Effectiveness” related to this item may be found as the first attachment at https://mospace.umsystem.edu/xmlui/handle/10355/3567 en
dc.description This document's ERIC number is ED311553 en
dc.description This paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the North Central Association (Chicago, IL, April 17, 1989). en
dc.description.abstract Feedback data provide an avenue to improved perceptions; in the educational setting, improved perceptions translate into personal growth and more positive organizational culture. To provide a valid, reliable, and practical instrument for faculty feedback regarding administrative skill, the Audit of Principal Effectiveness was developed in 1982. Over the next 4 years the instrument was statistically anaylzed, used in research and schools, refined, reanalyzed, and shortened; since 1986 it has been used in numerous research studies and in hundreds of schools across the country. The revised instrument provides the principal with teacher insight on 80 items of principal effectiveness. In addition, teacher perceptions are provided regarding three domains: (1) organizational development containing the factors of organizational direction, linkage, and procedures; (2) organizational environment containing the factors of teacher and student relations, and interactive and affective processes; and (3) the educational program containing the factors of instructional and curricular improvement. Factor scores within the three domains provide the principal with an understanding of personal administrative skills beyond the scope of each individual instrument item. Suggestions for use of the audit include providing anonymity for persons completing the instrument and summarizing and sharing the findings from the assessment with the faculty. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.relation.ispartof Middle Level Leadership Center presentations (MU)
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dc.subject.lcsh Teacher-principal relationships en
dc.subject.lcsh Educational surveys -- Design en
dc.subject.lcsh Middle school principals en
dc.title Audit of Principal Effectiveness: A Process for Self-Improvement en
dc.type Presentation en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. College of Education. Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Middle Level Leadership Center


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