$100 for MAESP Members
$129 for non-members
"So You Want To Be A Principal?" is a workshop for individuals interested in learning more
about becoming a school principal. The primary purpose is to assist in
the identification and encouragement of talented individuals to become school
administrators and provide aspiring principals with an awareness of the
comprehensive dimensions and unique characteristics of the job. Seminar
participants will have the opportunity to explore the peaks and valleys of
day-to-day life as a principal, examine and affirm their own professional
talents and interests, and develop a vision for their professional career
planning. Small group interaction also provides an opportunity to explore
actual "on-the-job" situations and problems and
review strategies for handling those that are difficult. The day-long
seminar provides a chance for significant participant involvement under the
direction of current principals who are also dynamic facilitators.
You will find "So You Want To Be
A Principal?" well worth your time and effort if you have an interest
in learning more about the life of a school principal and career
opportunities in educational administration.
Topics will include:
Overview of the principal responsibilities with Q & A time.
HR issues to consider when working with students/staff/parents.
Perspectives of rural and suburban patrons/teachers/students.
ISLLC standards and building a personal vision.
The change process.
The importance of data and how to use it.