Acknowledged author Gerald C. Ubben wrote The Principal: Creative Leadership for Excellence, Updated 8th Edition (8th Edition) (Pearson Educational Leadership) comprising 416 pages back in 2016. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0134606981 and 9780134606989. Since then The Principal: Creative Leadership for Excellence, Updated 8th Edition (8th Edition) (Pearson Educational Leadership) textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $98.20 or rent at the marketplace.
With its focus on the critical elements of leadership essential for today’s school principals, this widely popular resource combines a strong research base with a practical, hands-on approach to help aspiring, new, and experienced educators become effective school administrators. Organized into four sections, The Principal presents a vision for leadership and learning and shows how to create a positive school culture, manage the organization, and interact with the external environment. The new edition reflects the evolution in the roles of educational leaders; explores the increased tasks that are requiring principals to expand their toolboxes of skills in such areas as instructional leadership, data analysis, technology utilization, staff evaluation, and community relations; and looks at the mounting demands to rewrite their job descriptions every year. The Updated 8th edition includes references to the new 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.