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Assessmentbased Licensing of School Principals

Assessmentbased Licensing of School Principals Aims to present a framework for licensing school principals in theUnited States, specifically the state of Connecticut. Contains threeelements that depart substantially from other initiatives to reformpreparation and licensure. 1 Preservice preparation of principalswill focus on the knowledge base for teaching and learning. As currentlyconceived, it is possible for a candidate to qualify for initialcertification without taking formal coursework in educationaladministration. 2 Study of educational administration will occurduring the beginning years of administrative service. 3 Licensure willbe performancebased. Candidates for initial certification will need todemonstrate their knowledge of teaching and learning and their abilityto evaluate and supervise teaching. Prior to professional certification,principals will be required to show that they fostered a school culturethat focused on teaching and learning and where all students achieved.Begins with discussion of the role of licensing and recent calls forreform of principal preparation and licensure. Following a review of theliterature that supports Connecticuts reform strategy, presents fivepostulates it is believed will advance the revision of preparation andlicensure. Follows a hypothetical candidate from preservice through toprofessional certification to explain how Connecticuts proposal isimplemented. Includes a consideration of licensing in countries otherthan the United States in the summary. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Educational Management Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0951-354X
DOI
10.1108/09513549210014187
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Abstract

Aims to present a framework for licensing school principals in theUnited States, specifically the state of Connecticut. Contains threeelements that depart substantially from other initiatives to reformpreparation and licensure. 1 Preservice preparation of principalswill focus on the knowledge base for teaching and learning. As currentlyconceived, it is possible for a candidate to qualify for initialcertification without taking formal coursework in educationaladministration. 2 Study of educational administration will occurduring the beginning years of administrative service. 3 Licensure willbe performancebased. Candidates for initial certification will need todemonstrate their knowledge of teaching and learning and their abilityto evaluate and supervise teaching. Prior to professional certification,principals will be required to show that they fostered a school culturethat focused on teaching and learning and where all students achieved.Begins with discussion of the role of licensing and recent calls forreform of principal preparation and licensure. Following a review of theliterature that supports Connecticuts reform strategy, presents fivepostulates it is believed will advance the revision of preparation andlicensure. Follows a hypothetical candidate from preservice through toprofessional certification to explain how Connecticuts proposal isimplemented. Includes a consideration of licensing in countries otherthan the United States in the summary.

Journal

International Journal of Educational ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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