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Leading Educational Change: reflections on the practice of instructional and transformational leadership
Over the past two decades, debate over the most suitable leadership role for principals has been dominated by two conceptual models: instructional leadership and transformational leadership. ThisExpand
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Instructional Leadership and the School Principal: A Passing Fancy that Refuses to Fade Away
One lasting legacy of the effective schools movement was the institutionalization of the term “instructional leadership” into the vocabulary of educational administration. Evidence from other recentExpand
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Reassessing the Principal's Role in School Effectiveness: A Review of Empirical Research, 1980-1995
Although the is little disagreement conquering the belief that principals have an impact on the lives of teachers and students, both the nature and degree of this effect continues to be open toExpand
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Exploring the Principal's Contribution to School Effectiveness: 1980‐1995∗
ABSTRACT This article reviews research from 1980‐1995 exploring the relationship between principal leadership and student achievement. The focuses is on the substantive findings that emerged from theExpand
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Assessing the Instructional Management Behavior of Principals
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Leadership for learning: lessons from 40 years of empirical research
Purpose – This paper aims to present a research‐based model of leadership for learning. It argues that the field has made substantial progress over the past 40 years in identifying ways in whichExpand
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The Evolving Role of American Principals: From Managerial to Instructional to Transformational Leaders
Examines trends in the evolution of the principalship in the United States from the 1960s to the present. Analyses three roles that emerged during this period and that subsequently exerted influenceExpand
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A Review of Three Decades of Doctoral Studies Using the Principal Instructional Management Rating Scale: A Lens on Methodological Progress in Educational Leadership
Background: This report continues in the lineage of reviews of research in educational leadership and management by examining methodological approaches used by doctoral researchers in studyingExpand
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The Social Context of Effective Schools
This article analyzes differences in the operation of school effectiveness factors in high- and low-SES effective schools. Observable differences are found on several effectiveness variables. TheExpand
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Assessing the Contribution of Distributed Leadership to School Improvement and Growth in Math Achievement
Although there has been sizable growth in the number of empirical studies of shared forms of leadership over the past decade, the bulk of this research has been descriptive. Relatively few publishedExpand
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