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EDUC520 - The Principalship


This course examines the role of the principal as an instructional leader and how the principal can manage educational programs, personnel, and facilities while promoting professional development among staff. Candidates will learn how to organize tasks and projects to include the participation of various staff members. System and continuous-improvement processes as they apply to school improvement will be discussed and candidates will evaluate community attitudes, cultures, and appropriate communication strategies. Resources for improving internal and external home-school-community relations will be identified.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

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Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Educational Administration:Concepts and Practices, 6th ed (9781111301248/Lunenburg/Ornstein) -Text required for EDUC520 and EDUC651, 1 purchase required. (Hard copy not available through the APUS Bookstore)
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