Unwrapping the Isllc Standards Essay

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Unwrapping the ISLLC Standards
Juan Castillo
Grand Canyon University EDA: 534
May 15, 2013

The ISLLC standards provide high-level guidance and insight about the traits, functions of work, and responsibilities expected of school and district leaders (ISLCC, 2008). Their main purpose is to increase understanding of how educational administrators can enhance teaching practices and student learning. As future school leaders it is imperative that we use these standards as tools in assisting us when making a decision regarding our stakeholders. However, applying the ISLLC standards in a school setting does not guarantee success for a school leader, but it does facilitate the process in creating a positive school culture in a learning
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We would love to bring in a politician from the state and federal level providing our parents an opportunity to understand how resources and funds are secured and managed in a learning environment.
As previously mentioned, this upcoming school year we will be adding a new member to the team. Standard 5 states a school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner. We were notified last month that there are no funds to order new equipment for the new advocate. We must share our limited equipment amongst us. This will be a very grueling decision my administrator needs to make. Conflict is inevitable in this situation. The objective of the school leader should be to minimize negative consequences and maximize positive outcomes (Green, 2009). At the moment it is unclear how our equipment will be distributed. If I were the school administrator I would take a democratic approach. I would schedule a meeting with all advocates and make them part of the decision making process on how the equipment should be distributed. There would be many factors I would consider with the group, before making a decision. First and foremost, I would want to make sure who ever gets the equipment has a secure location for them at their school site. Second, I would gather, collect and analyze student data. Third, I would share my findings with my team and we would