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Instructional Leadership as Defined by Virginia Elementary Title I Principals: a Delphi Study
(Virginia Tech, 2012-01-30)
Policymakers have tried to link the principal to student outcomes, thus shifting the role of the principal from manager to instructional leader of the school. The significance of instructional leadership has increased ...
Teacher's Perceptions of Leadership Characteristics of Public High School Principals Associated with Student Socioeconomic Status, Community Type, Race, and Student Achievement
(Virginia Tech, 2008-01-22)
This causal comparative study examined the relationship of the school demographic factors of ethnicity, socioeconomic percentages, academic performance, and school location (urban versus rural) on principal leadership ...
Leadership competencies to be taught in the young farmer instructional program
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985)
Revitalization of an Historically Black College: A Maryland Eastern Shore Case
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-30)
This study comprises a multi-faceted case study of the growth and development of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), with an emphasis on the leadership of Chancellor William T. Hytche during his tenure from ...
The Change Delineator Theory: A Test With a Case Study of an Innovation in School-Community Relations
(Virginia Tech, 1999-11-30)
The Change Delineator Theory, a theory of change developed by the researcher, is proposed and tested for validity against an identified case of change. In the theory's propositions, the researcher describes the roles ...
The Leadership Factor: Identifying Leadership Skills and Characteristics Essential For Student Achievement in High Poverty Elementary Schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-21)
The success of a school is primarily dependent upon leadership (Marzano, McNulty, and Waters, 2005). A principal's skills greatly impact teaching and learning; thus, the degree to which a school is successful depends on ...
The Impact of Transformational Leadership Behaviors on Follower Goal Commitment
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-21)
This study examines the transformational behaviors of leaders and the goal commitment of followers. Other constructs of interest are self-efficacy, goal congruence, and power. The central research questions include: 1) ...
A Comparative Study of the Numbers, Job Responsibilities, and Preparation of Selected Males and Females as Central Office Administrators in Selected School Districts in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1997-11-05)
The purpose of this study was to examine the distribution of males and females in line and staff positions in central offices in selected school districts in Virginia and to explore factors which may have contributed to ...
The Role of the School Superintendent as a Technology Leader: A Delphi Study
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-26)
School superintendents have been thrust into the complex world of technology leadership often armed with little technology related training or expertise. District and school leaders are often faced with purchase decisions ...
Explaining the Discrepancy Between Principals' and Teachers' Perceptions of the Principal's Leader Behavior
(Virginia Tech, 2007-11-12)
The purpose of this study was to identify factors that contribute to the differences in teachers' and principals' perceptions of the principal's leader behavior. Data were collected from a systematically selected sample ...