The content of most development programs for educational leaders has focused primarily on how leaders can create and sustain a vision for learning; provide instructional leadership; sustain a culture of achievement (including ensuring a safe and productive learning environment); promote increased parental involvement; recognize the sociopolitical realities that strongly influence policies, procedures, practices, and norms of behavior; and manage operations—all in the service of student learning. Although myriad roles and responsibilities are associated with each of these areas, they reflect the day-to-day realities of school and school district administrators as a whole. We see these skills and capabilities as essential but ...

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