Written specifically for school principals; this book is derived from several tested beliefs:(1) there is no single "right" way to do curriculum; (2) developing and implementing effective curricula are cooperative ventures in which district leaders, school administrators, and classroom teachers work toward a common goal; and (3) the pricipal must play an active leadership role in developing curriculum. The Second Edition of The Principal as Curriculum Leader has been updated to reflect current research and developments related to curriculum and its implementation.
Table of Contents
Preface Acknowledgments About the Author Part I: Laying the Foundations 1. What It Means to Be a Curriculum Leader 2. The Four Curriculum Levels: State, District, School, and Classroom 3. Importance of the Principal Part II: Shaping State and District Curricula 4. State Policies and Frameworks 5. District Curricula Part III: Providing Leadership 6. Developing Vision and Goals 7. Rethinking the Program of Studies 8. Committing to a Learning-Centered Schedule 9. Integrating the Curriculum 10. Aligning the Curriculum 11. Monitoring the Implementation Process Part IV: Working With Teachers 12. Making Yearly Planning Calendars 13. Developing Units of Study 14. Enriching the Curriculum and Remediating Learning 15. Evaluating the Curriculum Part V: Looking Ahead 16. Curriculum Leadership: Putting It All together Index
At the time of his passing in 2007, Allan A. Glatthorn was emeritus distinguished research professor of education at East Carolina University, where he advised doctoral students, chaired dis sertations, and taught courses in super vision and curriculum. He was formerly a professor of education at the graduate school of education of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to his university assignments, he was a high school teacher and principal. He was the author of numerous professional books, several of which have been published by Corwin Press.