Who mentors the school principal? Enriching the principalship conversation with mentoring and coaching support

Fernando Valle, Cynthia Luna

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Abstract

Today’s school principals face shorter tenures, face the intensification of school accountability and are the next segment of education which needs mentoring and coaching to successfully lead diverse learning environments in our public schools. Principals’ leading today’s schools not only have a complex and multilayered work load to execute, but must be savvy of the change process, finance and school policies and state laws, instructionally support new and seasoned teachers, navigate politics and ensure learning and equity for all students.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDimensions in Mentoring
Subtitle of host publicationA Continuum of Practice from Beginning Teachers to Teacher Leaders
PublisherSense Publishers
Pages151-164
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9789460918704
ISBN (Print)9789460918698
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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    Valle, F., & Luna, C. (2012). Who mentors the school principal? Enriching the principalship conversation with mentoring and coaching support. In Dimensions in Mentoring: A Continuum of Practice from Beginning Teachers to Teacher Leaders (pp. 151-164). Sense Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6091-870-4_13