The Instructional Management Role of the Principal

Steven T. Bossert, David C. Dwyer, Brian Rowan, Ginny V. Lee

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This review of related literature and research prompted the development of a framework for understanding the role of the principal as an instructional manager. A number of links between school-level variables and student learning are proposed. The discussion includes consideration of instrictional organization, school climate, influence behavior, and the context of principal management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-64
Number of pages31
JournalEducational Administration Quarterly
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Public Administration


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