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Mindful Instructional Leadership Practices of Elementary Principals in Washington State
The purpose of this study was to describe and analyze the mindful instructional leadership of elementary school principals. Specifically, the study addresses the following questions for principals in Washington State: (a) ...
Collective Mindfulness on Improving Instruction: A Survey of Washington State District Leaders, Principals, and Teachers
Mindfulness practices have shown to benefit the work of teachers, principals, and students, however less is known about mindfulness as it relates to district leaders working with teachers and principals to improve instruction. ...
The Role of An Ethic of Care in Instructional Leadership and the Development of Teacher-Student Relationships: A Case Study of an Urban Middle School
Federal, state, and district mandates in the current era of accountability have narrowed middle school improvement efforts to a singular focus on academic excellence at the expense of student relationships and developmentally ...
What Supports Do Elementary Principals Need In Order to Implement Teacher Evaluation?
Both nationally and at the state level, educational reform is focusing on the improvement of classroom instruction. Recently, Washington State enacted the Teacher/Principal Evaluation Pilot (TPEP) to define evaluation ...
THE SUPERINTENDENT AS INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER:A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF RURAL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS IN WASHINGTON STATE
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the role of the rural school district superintendent as instructional leader. Specifically, the study focused on rural superintendents who were known as effective ...
MINDFUL INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP: A STUDY TO DESCRIBE AND COMPARE BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY PRINCIPALS
The purposes of this study were to: a) describe the self-reported instructional practices and beliefs of principals as related to mindfulness in their leadership for school improvement, and b) analyze differences between ...