Hands-on, Practical Guidance for Educators
literacy, equity, multilingual learners, and SEL, to assessment, school counseling,
and education leadership, our books are research-based and authored by experts
on topics most relevant to what educators are facing today.
Highly Successful Women Administrators
Important themes emerging from the book include: women's lack of aspiration to administrative positions; cultural stereotypes regarding gender roles and leadership; and insufficient support systems for and among women in educational leadership.
- Grade Level: PreK-12
- ISBN: 9780803962057
- Published By: Corwin
- Year: 1996
- Page Count: 224
- Publication date: September 26, 1996
When you select 'request review copy', you will be redirected to Sage Publishing (our parent site) to process your request.
What does it take for a woman to be a successful administrator in education? Is it more than a matter of being the best qualified person for the job? Are there specific traits that can help you reach your goals? In their new book, Gupton and Slick bring you the stories of women who've made it. They reveal exactly what's necessary--and how to do it. They give you the kind of insider information newer administrators need to jump-start their careers and keep on track. Fifteen successful educational administrators share their lives and their experiences. They can help you: * Cultivate a desire to succeed * Learn how to be comfortable with pursuing power * Use your "participatory" leadership style * Broaden your educational qualifications * Develop networking and mentoring skills Explore the reasons behind top-level inequities in educational administration. Find out how you can successfully battle the system-wide practices that perpetuate the status quo. Learn how to overcome the cultural stereotypes: Build your own support systems, nourish your crucial desire for success, set up your own network, and get ready to climb. Use the important lessons you'll learn here to propel your career right to the top.
Table of Contents
Plan for Your Career
Be Diligent and Professional
Honor, Preserve and Protect Your Integrity
Reach Out to and through Others
Practice What You Seek: The Importance of Mentoring
Lead by Example
The Evolution of Issues Related to Leadership and Gender
The Collective Voice
`Go For It!'
Other Titles in: Superintendents & District Administration