Grand Canyon University: EDA 534
October 20, 2012
Unwrapping the Standards Template
3. An education leader promotes the success of every student by ensuring management of the organization, operation, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
The administrator will know…
The administrator will be able to …
The administrator will understand that…
3a. the rules of the classroom, school, and district as well as principles of organizational development of each.
3a. facilitate processes that manage decision-making with regard to knowledge of learning, teaching, and student development.
3a. monitor and modify organizational systems as needed.
3a. plan and set procedures to achieve the district and schools’ vision and goals.
3a. maximize ownership and accountability by overseeing the rules and operations of the classrooms and schools.
3a. The administrator will understand that optimizing the learning environment for all students requires research and data driven decision-making, modeling appropriate models of organization and management while monitoring for indicators of equity, effectiveness, and efficiency. (ISLLC 2008).
3a. How do the current organizational principles enhance and advance the school goals and vision?
How is management evaluated and what is the process for enacting changes?
How is the staff involved in the managerial process?
How can communications with teachers be improved?
How is current research-based managerial theory used to improve the organization?
How does each managerial decision making process improve teaching and learning?
3b. principles and issues related to fiscal operations and school facilities
3b. recognize, study, and apply emerging trends in fiscal decision-making.
3b. align financial, human, and material resources to the goals of the schools.
3b. collaborate with stakeholders on decisions effecting the school’s financial operations.
3b. conduct operations for responsible, efficient, and effective use of fiscal resources.
3b. The administrator understands that the budget needs to followed and records need to be kept accordingly; know when and where cuts can be made and where they can’t be made.
3b. How is the financial health of the school shared with the stakeholders?
How can student success be assured given a dwindling pool of financial resources?
3c. legal issues that impact school operations
3c. effectively facilitate contractual agreements and collective bargaining
3c. collaborate with stakeholders such as lawyers, insurance and union representatives in decision making.
3c. maintain confidentiality and privacy of school records.
3c. The administrator understands that rules and regulations need to be in place and followed consistently.
3c. How can we ensure that confidentiality is maintained?
3d. classroom procedures, routines, and technologies for support (i.e. schedule, when and how to receive and return materials)
3d. develop and oversee procedures for time and materials management
3d. identify and solve for potential problems with procedures and routines.
3d. design and maximize opportunities for successful learning.
3d. incorporate use of technology to effectively manage school operations.
3d. The administrator understands that he/she imparts strength to his/her staff with the goals and sense of purpose towards high-quality standards, expectations, and performances (ISLLC 2008).
3d. Is time provided for teachers to set-up and prepare their classrooms?