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The Roots of Modern Management Principals

- Modern management principals are still based upon Fayol’s functions, Mintzberg’s roles and Katz ‘s skills even though they have been around for a long time in our dynamic environment. This is evident if you firstly understand what Fayol’s functions, Minzberg’s roles and Katz’s skills actually are and you look into new management texts and businesses. Henri Fayol was general manager of a large coal mining company in 1916 he published a book outlining his 5 management functions but it was not until 1949 an English version was published (Helms 2006; Lamond 2004, Bakewell 1994)....   [tags: Business Administration]

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The V : Principals Demonstrate Managerial Leadership

- CPQS V: Principals demonstrate managerial leadership. A: School Resources and Budget - Principals establish systems for marshaling all available school resources to facilitate the work that needs to be done to improve student learning, academic achievement and overall healthy development for all students. With advances in technology, managing the budget has become much easier for the principal. The online ORACLE system allows the administrator to see an up-to-date snapshot of the total building budget and available funds....   [tags: Communication, Management, Teacher, University]

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Student Discipline Is The Responsibility Of The Assistant Principals

- “Ten percent of our teachers generate 90 percent of the discipline referrals in a school” (Whitaker, 2015). I was struck by this statement, and after reading Dealing with difficult teachers, I walk away still thinking about this. Is this true. Sometimes I hear teachers in my department express frustration with responses to referrals from administration, and in their “career level” classes, they write many referrals. Now, I wonder if these teachers are part of the ten percent. If they are part of the ten percent, do they realize they are part of the minority....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Responsibility]

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Leadership And Explain The 3 Leadership Principals

- In this paper, I am going to give you my philosophy on leadership and explain the 3 leadership principals that are the bedrock for the type of leader that I am currently and will be going forward into the future. The 3 leadership principals that I embody are charismatic leadership, high character leadership and leadership competency. My military background has afforded me the opportunity to have worked for some of the finest leaders in the military, the lessons and examples that were set forth left a lasting impression on me from an early stage in my career....   [tags: Leadership, Charismatic authority, Sociology]

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High School Principals

- The definition of a high school is a school that, provides children with part or all of their secondary education. It may come after elementary school or middle school and may be followed by higher education like college or vocational training,or military service. The term "high school" originated in Scotland, with the world's oldest being Edinburgh's Royal High School from 1505. The Royal High School was used as an example for the first public high school in the United States, The English High School was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1821....   [tags: high school, higher education]

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Quantum Mechanics and its Principals

- What is quantum mechanics. Quantum mechanics is the science of things so small that quantum reality has an effect. Quantum means ‘discrete amount or portion’. Max Planck discovered in 1900 that you couldn’t get any smaller than a certain amount of anything. This minimum amount is now called a Planck unit. Niels Bohr, the father of the orthodox ‘Copenhagen Interpretation’ of quantum physics once said, “Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it. Quantum Mechanics is a complex and hard-to-grasp area of science; many theories surround this vague study....   [tags: Physics]

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Machiavelli’s Principals and NAFTA

- "Therefore if a prince wants to maintain his rule he must learn how not to be virtuous, and to make use of this or not according to his need." 1 Thus wrote Niccolò Machiavelli almost five hundred years ago in his handbook to the Prince Lorenzo De’ Medici. Whether Machiavelli wrote these words in a desperate attempt to win a position as advisor or whether he hoped in truth to trap the prince with false advice we can only guess from afar. Yet his book offers both advice and food for thought for today....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Free Trade]

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Leader vs. Manager: Best Practice for Principals in the Trenches of Aboriginal Education

- Introduction School districts across the province have signed Enhancement Agreements with the British Columbia Ministry of Education and the First Nations Education Council in the hopes of reaching parity between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students (British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2010). The necessity of these agreements has come from the long standing lower achievement results of Aboriginal students on provincial standardized tests (such as Foundation Skills Assessments and Provincial Examinations) which students complete annually (British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2010)....   [tags: Educational Leadership ]

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream Speech

- ... America was founded as a nation of equality; however, the American dream of freedom and parity was limited to those other than white. King exposed the true justices of the American system. His words and the passion in his voice reaffirmed that not everything is as good as it seems; in order to find peace and equality, we must learn to love one another, regardless of what their skin color may be. “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal” (   [tags: Longinus five principals of the sublime]

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How to Interfere with the Cycle of Violence: Peacebuilders a Program Created by Michelle Molina

- The program that was chosen as an example of a way to interfere with the cycle of violence was Peacebuilders. Peacebuilders was created by Michelle Molina and was created in May of 2003. Peacebuilders is a school-wide youth violence prevention program. Peacebuilder’s theory is to reduce youth violence by providing early prevention in childhood. This program targets experiences that the child has had that triggers aggressive behavior, reward pro-social behavior, and gives strategies to avoid reinforcing negative behaviors....   [tags: children, teachers, principals]

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Technical Issues Solution Strategy

- Technical Issues Solution Strategy In this section, a strategy will be defined to address the issues identified in the previous section. The solutions will leverage Peter principals as the baseline to compare the IT organization issues with principals. The outcome of this effort is to produce a strategy that will be implemented over the number of months. Principal 1: Recruit, train, and retain World Class IT employees In order to address the situation that emerged out of the reorganization where IT employees were transfer into different specialties without considering the employees’ career development....   [tags: Principals, Implementation, Skillset]

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Principals of Microeconomics

- In the modern economic system presented in the world today, microeconomics, and the study of such, is a vital part of the budding economic scholar. In most circumstances, microeconomics is based on the cumulative study of how individuals and firms, or a combination of the two, make decisions regarding the allocation of resources, typically in markets where goods and services are bought and sold. This allocation, or optimization of limited funds through distribution, usually follows 2 standardized theories: the Consumer and Producer....   [tags: Modern Economic System, Customer, Producer]

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Theoretucal Discussion On Change Management Principals

- "... as we move into the twenty-first century, we face more change rather than less, and the pace of change will quicken for both governments and enterprises alike. In particular, we face the challenge of transforming organizations, traditional production and consumption patterns and our personal lifestyles to reflect the fact that we are an integral part of a global community and an ecology vital to our welfare and survival. We must all become change agents now." The quote from Stace and Dunphy (2001) is made in the context of the impending changes organisations will need to make to deal with the changing social norms of an eco-friendly society, what Maynard and Mehrtens refer to as "The...   [tags: Business Management]

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Principals of Retailing at Hot Topic

- ... The other annoyance is definitely the mass appeal Hot Topic has been experiencing lately amongst anyone wanting to be “edgy”. I know from a business standpoint this is beneficial expanding their customer base but for the throngs of loyal customers this has been incredibly vexing. Overcrowding is a major issue since most Hot Topics are minuscule along with the idiocy of some people who now shop there I know completely avoid the Hot Topic in Poughkeepsie due to the migraines of having to deal with these morons....   [tags: merchandise, economic, customer service, ]

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Early Roots of Policing: Sir Robert Peel's Twelve Principals of Policing

- Early Roots of Policing: Sir Robert Peel's Twelve Principals of Policing For over a century police departments in the United States and across the world have been following Sir Robert Peel's twelve principals of policing. Almost nothing or very little has changed since these principals were first implemented in England's "Scotland Yard". Many of these principals are behind today's investigating and policing practices. THE POLICE MUST BE STABLE, EFFICIENT, AND ORGANIZED ALONG MILITARY LINES. This is very true in today's police work....   [tags: American Police Analysis Theory History]

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Case Study on Beachwood High School Principal

- Case Study 3: Beachwood High School In 2010, Beachwood High School hired Dirk Dagger as principal. The previous principal was beloved Phyllis Knowles who worked at Beachwood for two years. Prior to Phyllis was Joe Gates who left his first principalship after only two years. Preceding to Joe, Lonna Self led the high school for four years and was forced out by the board. All of the principals lived outside the local community and commuted long distances to work. Dirk's two assistant principals, or AP's, were Frank Fischer, a young, highly talented former business education teacher for six years, in his second year as AP....   [tags: culture, counselors, leadership, principal]

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Philosophical Principals Exemplified in The Truman Show and in the Allegory of the Cave

- ... Plato concludes that his idea of the perfect life inside the cave was ill conceived and that the prisoner would have never been aware of the world outside, had he not escaped. Similarly, The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, follows the life of a man in the utopian town of Seahaven. What the protagonist isn’t aware of however is that his entire life has been broadcasted throughout the world; as a form of a television show which provides an outlet for entertainment to the public. In both situations the individual is trapped and unable to escape his or her surrounding environment....   [tags: ignorance, prisoners, reality]

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Accounting Principals

- Memo In any business no matter how big or small financial statements are crucial if achieving success is the ultimate goal. There are three main types of financial statements, they are: Income statement, balance sheet and statement of owner’s equity. All three of these financial statements can be looked upon to see where changes can be made in a company to ensure better success. The income statement is important because it presents the revenues and expenses allowing a company to see the net income or net loss....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Role Of Teacher And As An Aspiring Principal

- As a visiting international educator, I have had the opportunity to work with several great school principals, dedicated teachers, terrific students, optimistic parents, and caring school community. Similarly, I have worked with the total opposite of the described individuals. Nonetheless, each teaching experiences gained from working with these individuals have helped to shaped who I am today both personally and professionally. Some experiences have been wonderful, part of the reason why I aspire to be a principal, while other experiences have challenged me to question my role as teacher and as an aspiring principal....   [tags: Teacher, School, Education, Meetings]

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Principal's Perception of Counselors

- This literature review will include the following: (a) the historical overview, (b) importance of American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Model, (c) educating principals to work with professional school counselors (d) critical incidents that shape principals perceptions, (e) professional school counselors actual and preferred duties and (f) the importance of professional school counselors advocating for themselves. We will conclude with discussion and fruitful areas for future research....   [tags: Education]

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Education: The Roles of a Principal

- Schools, Teaching, and Supervision Overview In schools everyday are many people influencing and taking the important role in education and supervision. In these roles are collaborating, teachers, principal, students, and educational supervisors, all these are the main basics of this process (Annan & Ryba, 2013). In an immediate setting, with a more encompass culture is guide by educators, principals, and other staff that supports the student’s success in a daily basis. In any school the culture is really important, but could be hard to establish and maintain (Moccozet, et al., 2009)....   [tags: teaching, supervision, administration]

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Agency Theory or Principal Agent Theory

- Agency Theory or Principal Agent Theory is the relationship that involved the contractual link between the shareholders (the principals) that provide capital to the company and the management (agent) who runs the company. The principals will engage the agent to carry out some services on their behalf and would normally delegate some decision-making authority to the agents. However, as the number of shareholders and the complexity of operations grew, the agent, who had the expertise and essential knowledge to operate the business and company tend to increasingly gained effective control and put them in a position where they were prone to pursue their own interests instead of shareholder’s int...   [tags: managers, efforts, shareholders]

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Brief Explanation of the Basic Framework of the Principal Componant Analysis and Fuzzy Logic

- ... The PCA has characteristics and ability to reduce redundancy and un-certainty. So, we used the PCA as the preprocessing step on the multispectral images to reduce the redundancy information and focus on the component; that has a significant impact on the data. Assume thatfx t gwheret= 1;2:::;N are stochastic n-dimensional input data records with mean (). Then, the mean () is illustrated by the following Equation: =frac1N N X x t (1) The covariance matrix ofx t is defined by using Equation (2)....   [tags: principal, concepts, analysis, fuzzy]

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The Key Practices That Underpin The Success Of The Principal As An Educational Leader

- The Wallace Foundation intends to show an understanding of the five key practices that underpin the success of the Principal as an educational leader. Proven within the research community, the Foundation contributed to over 70 reports covering all levels of school leadership. The main points of the study connect well to the Principal Standards as set out in the Texas Administrative Code, Section 19, Chapter 149, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Educator Standards, Subchapter B. Administrator Standards....   [tags: Leadership, Education, Dropout, Teacher]

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I Interviewed An Assistant Principal, Ms. Katis Romig

- My assignment is a combination of two interviews. I interviewed an Assistant Principal, Ms. Katis Romig, as well as, our Curriculum Director, Mrs. Maria Petkanas. They are both responsible for the curriculum development and instruction for the school where I work, P.S. 811Q. I also learned a fair amount from Ms. Romig and Mrs. Petkanas including that District 75 Citiwide Special Education’s Deputy Superintendent, Ms. Barbara Joseph, had given the school feedback and suggested writing curriculum and textbooks....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Curriculum, Student]

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Letter To The Principal

- Dear Mr.Johnson, This Letter is on the issue of closed campus, in my opinion this should not even be an issue. County High Scholl students should be able to go out during lunch, we have a right to choose what we pay for and we have the right to seek a comfortable environment. I have very strong reasons to back up my opinion. If I want to not wait in line for at least five to eight minutes for food I must skip the trip to my locker and lag around a heavy bag which has my first, second, third and fourth hour books in it....   [tags: Letter To The Principal]

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Defining Instructional Leadership for Our School

- ... Very often, ineffective principals I’ve observed, rarely leave their office to observe classrooms. Principals should not function in isolation. That behavior sends a strong message to a school community. Alternatively, effective principals communicate genuine caring and empathy. Principals must have genuine empathy with not just teachers, ultimately all school stakeholders. They must set clear expectations and lead by consistent example excellence. These behavior is the foundation of trustworthiness and success as a principal....   [tags: principal, community, motivation]

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No Child Left Behind Act Analysis

- Since the induction of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, the role of the principal has changed significantly. It has shifted from merely business managerial to maintaining academic growth and accountability for student success (Schoen & Fusarelli, 2008). The problem is there hasn't been much research to support the effectiveness of a principal's involvement in the classroom on the academic success of students. Despite the ever growing list of demands, principals must find a way to meet the national AYP (Acceptable Yearly Progress) federal standards....   [tags: student success, nclb, principal]

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The Importance Of Student Learning For A School

- More than any other person in an educational institution, the principal of a school has the opportunity and authority to enable excellence from the classroom teacher. As a gardener establishes a fertile place for plants to grow and to produce the desired fruit, so a principal must cultivate an atmosphere where teachers feel valued and motivated, and must provide them with the resources and guidance to develop skills and expertise in their work. Teachers will put effort into improving their skills when they work in a positive environment where they can count on their principal’s support, encouragement, and trust....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Principal]

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Restructuring Catholic High School’s Administration Using the President-Principal Model

- Catholic High Schools in the United States look very different than they did in the years before the Second Vatican Council, 1962-1965, changed the face of the Catholic Church all over the world. One of the most noticeable changes that has taken place is that the schools are now predominantly run and staffed by lay, non-religious, persons. The most significant reasons for this change are the decline in religious vocations since the Second Vatican Council as well as the retirement of the religious men and women who ran and taught in the schools for so many years....   [tags: Catholic Education, private schools]

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School Leadership that Works

- Leadership involves a set of learnable experiences. Exceptional leaders are exceptional learners. This essay reviews some of the current literature related to effective leadership in education with a special focus on Marzano’s research on leadership “that works” (2005). Most definitions of leadership involve four elements including process – a transaction between leader and followers, context – usually a group with a common purpose, influence – affect on group, and goal attainment – direction of influence (Northouse, 2004)....   [tags: The School Principal as Leader]

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Behavior of Students at Patridge Boarding School

- ... The pencil case always had one pink eraser, one red pen, three black pens and two, perfectly sharpened yellow pencils with perfect erasers. The lead and ink never seemed to run out and the erasers were always the trademark pink. Everything was brand new and orderly. The students never had their arms swinging as they roamed. They patrolled around as if their right arm was plastered to their side. Their other arm was always holding their possessions. There wasn’t one student stood out. They didn’t have three pencils or one black pen....   [tags: report cards, classes, principal]

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How the Downfall of RBS Could Have Been Prevented

- ... Of course, the principal expects the agent to perform the service in the most favourable way for the principal. The agent, however, strives for his own utility. The agent often is more knowledgeable on his actions than the principal (information asymmetry), hence the principal cannot always know if the agent really is acting for the principal’s utility. Also, the outcome might not only be dependent on the actions of the agent. Much more factors play a role, which makes it much harder to know whether the agent really is acting towards the interests of the principal or not....   [tags: theory, banking, debt, agent, principal]

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Effect of Female Principal's Management Styles on Teacher's Job satisfaction in Isfahan- Iran, Girls High Schools

- Nowadays, Education has changed and developed fundamentally due to cultural, social and political changes. Education is under intense scrutiny by public and private interests who question the systems ability to fulfill its goals of teaching basic skills, instilling values, preventing dropouts, and producing a productive workforce. Such an incredible responsibility requires high committed to fulfilling the high expectations .Nurturing and educating the new generation have assigned to educational systems....   [tags: Education, Educational Systems, Nurturing]

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Administrative Performance Evaluation of Wharton School

- I reviewed the Administrative Performance Evaluation for the Principals of the Wharton School District. This evaluation benefits the Principal by: • Interpreting job duties into specific goals and strategies • Relating how the employee’s job responsibilities contributes to the overall effectiveness of the school and its mission statement. • Delineating and prioritizing the job responsibilities, and the goals expected. • Providing an opportunity to discuss issues with the Superintendent when assistance is needed • Providing helpful and meaningful job performance feedback....   [tags: principal evaluation,wharton school,rating system]

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Views on Leadership: An Interview with a Principal

- Views on Leadership: An Interview with a Principal Every leader brings to the table a set of beliefs, theories and practices. The leader from Dearington Elementary School, Mr. R, took time to explain what he brings to the table at his school. This is his first year as the Principal of Dearington. Previously, he was a 2nd/3rd grade teacher for 5 years at Dearington, followed with two years as an assistant principal at an elementary school in the same school system. While teaching he coached at the middle school and has done various of leadership tasks at his church....   [tags: visionary paper, leaders, beliefs, theories]

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The Principal Attributes And Classifications Of Corporations

- Identify the principal attributes and classifications of corporations. The principal attributes of a corporation are: it is a legal entity separate from its shareholders, it owes its existence to the State; which also has the role to regulates its behavior, it provides limited liability to its shareholders, who are not liable for its debts or acts of the company, characterized by the freely transferable of corporation shares, its existence may be perpetual with a centralized management system in which shareholders do not manage the daily operations of the corporation, and it considered, for some purposes but not all a person and a citizen....   [tags: Corporation, Types of companies, S corporation]

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The Principal-Agent Model of Representation

- While the Principal-Agent model of representation has endured rigorous testing over hundreds of years it and has taken on various incarnations it still shows signs that it is an ineffective system. The detrimental problem with the limitations of this model is not that it is flawed in itself but that it has adverse effects on the public some of which are explored in the writings of Geoffrey Brennan, Alan Hamlin, and Melissa Williams. In this study several other models will be examined but only to use as reference for a more favorable model that addresses many of the problems of the principal-agent model....   [tags: Government]

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The Principal Body Of Global Peacekeeping

- The principal body of global peacekeeping, the United Nations (UN), was founded in the wake of the Second World War to “maintain international peace and security,” “To develop friendly relations among nations,” and “to achieve international cooperation in solving international problems” (UN Charter). In the 70 odd years since its founding, the UN has improved the lives of countless people and resolved numerous small conflicts. However, it is often overlooked that the United Nations, specifically the General Assembly and its bodies, have no actual power to intervene in foreign affairs....   [tags: United Nations, United Nations Security Council]

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Interview With Middle School Principal

- An effective school leader possesses skills to create, implement, evaluate, improve and share a staff development plan. I met with Ben Rhodes, Sandy Creek Middle School’s principal, to interview him on the specific elements of his yearly staff development plan. We began with the design process focusing on the district and school goals. District goals include improving literacy across the content areas in reading and writing, Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum (GVC). Guaranteed and Viable Technology (GVT), and Closing the Achievement Gap (Equity in Excellence)....   [tags: Interview Essays]

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Principal Miller Case Study

- Leaders in the school have hard decisions to help make on a daily basis. They need to evaluate their decisions to make sure they are ethical and effective. Administrators need to listen to all sides of a situation and evaluate all options before they make a decision. This process is difficult because administrators need to make sure that all parties involved are satisfied with the decision that was formed. The Requested Change case study In the case study with Principal Miller, he had to make a decision to change the instruction program or to keep it....   [tags: Decision Making Case Study]

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The Principal 's Office

- The principal’s office was not a place that I visited often, and even more seldom was it a place that I came to on purpose. Just sitting in the reception area felt unnatural. I fidgeted in my chair: crossed my legs, smoothed my hair, and tapped my fingers. The sound of shuffling papers was the only reprieve from the professional hush of the office. My uneasiness grew in this silence, because it left me with nothing to do but think about why I had come. Thinking was what had brought me here in the first place; me and my big ideas....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Alma mater, The Office]

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Principal Economist

- Principal economist. The key role of my job is to provide high quality economic advice to enable well rounded and informed policy judgments. I am also required to analyze competition and regulatory issues and concerns and apply standard economic analysis to conduct investigations and inform decisions on regulation and deregulation. This role will involve drafting and presenting policy proposals and economic advice to the Executive Board. It provides oversight for the administration and research activity of a bureau’s economic analysis function; reviewing staff work assignments, scheduling projects and activities as well as prioritizing projects to ensure work is completed in a timely and ord...   [tags: Personal Statement]

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The School 's Principal And Technology Specialist

- Tyrod Smith is not solely to blame for this blunder the school encountered with Facebook. He is partially to blame for not researching Facebook’s privacy policies and privacy settings and having this under control before he launched the Facebook page. He should have checked with the principal and technology specialist on what exact security features they wanted utilized and familiarize himself with these all prior to launching the site. But in my opinion, the school’s principal and its technology specialist are more at fault than Tyrod....   [tags: Social media, Facebook]

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Principal Instiutions and Laws of the European Union

- Law Assignment What are the principal institutions of the European Union. To what extent do these institutions engage with the sources of EU law. 1946 in a speech in Zurich after WWII, did Winston Churchill call for “kind of United States of Europe” (, 2014). 1951 the ECSC is established by Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Six years later in 1957 does the Rome treaty sets the start of the EEC the beginning of the european common market and the EURATOM (atomic energy community)....   [tags: legislation, voting, proposals]

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My Interim Principal Judy Steel

- On March 14, 2016 I interviewed my interim principal Judy Steel. Ms. Steel has worked for Trenton Board of Education for eighteen years within those years she was a guidance counselor, teacher, and principal. Upon retiring, she was asked to be the interim principal to Joseph Stokes Early Childhood Center in Trenton January of 2016. Stokes Early Childhood Center is a pre- school that has approximately about two hundred and forty students. The building accommodates both special education and general education....   [tags: Leadership, Education, Decision making, Management]

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The Principal Characters of Shakespeare's Sonnets

- One of the many intriguing aspects of Shakespeare's Sonnets is the identity of the principal characters within them, of which there are three: - The Young Man - The Dark Lady - The Rival Poet Nowhere in the Sonnets are these people explicitly identified and their anonymity has spawned much debate as to who these people could have been. The content of the Sonnets that refer to these people however, undoubtedly show that these were indeed real, living people and not imaginary inventions by the author for the sake of literary exercise....   [tags: William Shakespeare, Sonnets]

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The Portage High School Principal And A Technical Education Teacher

- The Portage High School principal and a technical education teacher were interviewed using the “So You Want to Change to an Open Class” survey constructed by Roland Barth (1971) and modified by Thomas Sergiovanni (2009) in his book, The Principalship: A Reflective Practice, 2009. Both have over twenty years of experience in education and provided feedback regarding their feelings on motivation, conditions for learning, social learning, intellectual development, evaluation, and knowledge. The following is from personal communications on April 13, 2016....   [tags: Motivation, Education, Teacher, High school]

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A Realistic Perspective On My Role As Assistant Principal

- Case Study Questions & Suggested Activities I do believe that Amber has a realistic perspective about her role as assistant principal. She recognizes that part of her responsibility is dealing with discipline issues and supervising the students but she also desires to work closely with the teachers in order to help them develop their professional goals and instructional methods. She is reflective and understands that as a teacher she “benefited from the feedback and guidance she received from her principal” and she wants to do the same for the staff at this school (Kowalski, p....   [tags: Teacher, High school, College, Education]

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My Goal to be a High School Educator and Principal

- It is important to recognize positive aspects in oneself in order to move in the right direction. As a high school learning disabilities educator I am able to present information in a way where students can understand it by presenting real life examples they can relate to. I am a proactive educator with the desire and capability to assist my students and school in achieving success. I am very technology savvy and believe that it is a pertinent strength that is needed in order to be an effective educator and administrator....   [tags: Education, teaching, high school administrator]

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The First Week Of Principal Photography Passed With No Setbacks

- The first week of principal photography passed with no setbacks. What is more, Freddie and Frank proved to their doubters that they, in a word, were first-rate. Even, their older cast mates Suzanne Townsend and Toby Moore were impressed by their ability to express the complex emotions that they themselves were unable at that age to convey convincingly. Suzanne’s role in the film was chiefly the love interest for the film’s heartthrob Toby, yet underscoring their parts were the secondary roles of the adolescent nerd portrayed by Freddie and his school pal performed with comedic effect by Frank....   [tags: Emotion, Love, The Director, Director]

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Foreign Policy As A Principal Component Of American Politics

- Foreign policy was a principal component of American politics from the advent of the ratified Constitution, so deep-seated that the tenets of international relations concerned the founding fathers even before America won its independence from Great Britain in 1776. Initially compartmentalized under the Articles of the Confederation, foreign policy took several forms since the First Congress established the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1789, from John Quincy Adams’ “isolationism” to Thomas Jefferson’s “standing monument of example” over direct involvement in foreign affairs....   [tags: World War II, President of the United States]

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The UK Government’s Principal Counter-Terrorism Strategy

- 1.1 Introduction CONTEST is the UK government’s principal counter-terrorism strategy whose purpose is to reduce ‘the risks to the United Kingdom ... from terrorism, so that people can go about their lives freely and with confidence (Contest, 2011, Heath‐Kelly, 2012). This strategy has four principal workstreams. Pursue (Contest, 2011, 44p), Prevent (Contest, 2011, 58), Protect (Contest, 2011, 78p) and Prepare, 2011, 92p), also referred to as the four P’s (Santamato, Beumler, 2013). This thesis focuses primarily on Prevent, a policy which aims to ‘stop people from becoming terrorist or supporting terrorism (Aly, 2013) and argues that the innovative inclusion of Prevent within the already e...   [tags: terrorism, uk security, contest]

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My Building Principal And An Experienced Teacher Who I Consider A Mentor

- I had the opportunity to interview both my building principal and an experienced teacher who I consider a mentor. I feel very fortunate to have two very strong, hardworking, and intelligent women to look up to in a career that I love. When speaking with both of these people, I found that they had very similar ideals when it came to classroom rules, goals, and creating a welcoming learning environment. Gathercoal (2004) tells us, “Bringing about a feeling of community in a classroom begins with an educator’s belief that all students are capable of proper social interaction” (p....   [tags: Education, High school, Welcome, Teacher]

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Why Sociologists Perceive The Body As A Principal Site Of Social Forces

- Explain why sociologists perceive the body as a principal site of social forces. Provide evidence to support your argument. Sociologists perceive the body as a principal site of social forces because discrimination against particular races and ethnicities remains a major global issue and is still highly prevalent in today’s society. The body becomes a mark of race and ethnicity through skin colour and physiognomy. In this essay I am going to focus on racism against black bodies in America, and the critical impact it has on the welfare of the black racial minority....   [tags: Race, Racism, White people, Sociology]

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I Agree with the Principal's Decision of Making Extracurricular Activities Mandatory

- ... Students who are struggling in their classes have an opportunity to receive remediation that may not be allowed be the time constraints of a school day. Moreover, because they have time to get teacher help after school, they have more individualized instruction and assistance that a class size of 30 students just doesn’t permit. However, for students already excelling in academics, some extracurricular activities offer those high-achieving students to take their performance to the next level....   [tags: improving social and mental health]

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The Free Market Economy : A Crisis Of Survival And The Principal Contradiction Between Man And Nature

- The free market economy (FME) can also be referred to as an economy that has no government control over products and services that permit the free conduct of business based on mutual governmental agreements. For decades now, the capitalist has benefited from the advantages it brings, for example, globalisation and its impact on employment particularly in developing countries, however, it has greatly contributed to the worsening of global ecological crisis. This crisis occurred when the capitalist was seen to have resulted in a triumph over the communist system, resulting from the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989 and the downfall of the revolutionary process in China (Moore, 2003).This es...   [tags: Capitalism, Market economy, Free market]

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Organization Behavior in Abbey College and City College

- ... Skills level can also impact on employee behavior. This comes into play when employees recognize that change might require them to have certain skills that they do not possess. Due to the fear of redundancy and consequently losing their jobs, they might become resistant to change. All that a manager is required to do is equip these employees beforehand with the necessary skills or to assure them of their place in the organization if this might take longer. Beliefs must also be taken into account because they can be the most difficult to manage....   [tags: merge, principal, management, culture]

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Can Regionalism Be a Principal for a Stable World Order?

- Regionalism appears, alongside globalisation, to be one of the forces shaping the world order of states today. It is credited with diminishing the power of traditional state sovereignty, especially evident in the example of the EU. Globalisation and nationalism are other forces which seem to be pulling apart the conventional role of states, but can regionalism to reconciled with these. Can regionalism be an intermediate community between the state and a potential global village. The apparent breakdown of the traditional role of the nation-state, if many ever really existed, gives the impression that world order is changing - regionalism and return to neo-medieval structure could provide an a...   [tags: Politics]

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Morse v. Frederick Civil Lawsuit: Bong Hits for Jesus

- ... Morse confiscated his banner and punished Frederick with 10 days of suspension (later reduced to 8) for violating the school policy against illegal drug advocacy. After the school administration turned down his appeal, Frederick took the case to the District Court of Alaska and sued the school for damages and an injunction. Again, the ruling was against Frederick, which was decided in a summary judgment (a judgment without trial). Frederick remained determined to win this civil suit and made an appeal to the 9th Circuit District of Appeals, which ended up overturning the original rulings and ruled in favor of Frederick....   [tags: high school, principal, supreme court]

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Breast Cancer Is The Principal Cause Of Death Internationally And Aches 2 Of Every Three Families

- Breast Cancer Name Institution Breast Cancer Cancer is the principal cause of death internationally and aches 2 of every three families. Breast cancer is the most common diagnosed cancer especially in women. More than one million incidences arise worldwide yearly (Mayo Clinic, 2013) The minute it comes to breast cancer there are few areas that you should look at to comprehend, and be alert of. These areas involve knowing the basis and risk elements, detection and prevention, the effects on the victim’s stamina, outlooks of recovery, and to sum up your treatment alternatives....   [tags: Cancer, Breast cancer, Chemotherapy]

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Evidence that Can be Used in the Dating of Principal Events in the Jewish Scriptures

- Evidence that Can be Used in the Dating of Principal Events in the Jewish Scriptures One method that can be used in the dating of principal events in the Jewish scriptures is archaeology. Archaeology is both accurate and scientific. Although, it can be problematic and cause disagreements between Rabbis and archaeologists, and even between Rabbis themselves, who have different opinions and ideas about what actually happened, furthermore if the biblical information contradicts the archaeological information, or vice versa....   [tags: Papers]

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Ignorance In Your High School Principal; My Trip To His Office

- I walked into his office. The look on his face was distasteful. He made me feel inferior to him. Not the way you should feel around your high school principal. I didn’t feel welcome, or even accepted. His beady eyes burned holes in my skin. I sat. He gazed into my tired eyes, and he asked me the following, "What’s going on?" How am I supposed to respond to this sort of question. If I say "nothing," it’s a given that there is something. However, if I try to speak with him about anything, it will be like talking to a brick wall....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Three Principal Meetings that Led to the Adoption of the Constitution of the United States

- Three Principal Meetings that Led to the Adoption of the Constitution of the United States There were three principal meetings that led to the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, and only two Virginians attended all three. The meetings were the Mount Vernon Conference of 1785, the Annapolis Convention of 1786 and the Philadelphia Convention in 1787. James Madison was one attendee, and he is well known as the Father of the Constitution and our fourth President. George Mason was the other, yet his name does not spring to mind....   [tags: American History Rights Equality Essays]

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The Principal Groups of Native American Peoples in Texas at the time that the Spanish First Appeared

- The Principal Groups of Native American Peoples in Texas at the time that the Spanish First Appeared Prior to Europeans arrival there were four distinctive groups located in what today is called Texas. These groups are divided into regional areas as the Indians of the coastal areas (Karankawan & Coahuiltecan), Indians of the Plains (Comanches, Apaches, Kiowas and Tonkawas - central and northwest Texas), Indians in Northeast Texas (Caddo, Hasinai- belonged to the Caddo tribe), and the Jumano Indians of Trans-Pecos area....   [tags: Papers]

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Face Recognition Using Various Kinds of Analysis

- The proposed method is based on eigenspaces [14] and it is obtained with the Principal Component Analysis (PCA) [15] of the vectorized set of three features include WF, FFP, and RFF. Localizing the facial feature points is obtained by a novel algorithm. For this purpose, we briefly review some of the previous methods in this section. 2.1 Face Recognition Using Principal Component Analysis Principal Component Analysis (PCA) is a dimensionality reduction technique based on extracting the desired number of principal components of the multi-dimensional data....   [tags: Face Recognition, Principal Component, Analysis, c]

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A Change on Education for a Better Society

- Someone who is very determined and ready to make a change for the better is the definition of Joe Clark. As he becomes the principle of the school, he also becomes a father figure and also a very important person to some individuals. Being a forceful principal he is able to make decisions which are often for the better of everyone. He really does make a change to the school and to the people with the discipline he has which also results in extreme actions. As he wanted to make the school a better place, Joe Clark influenced staff and students of the school, treated staff and students the same way and also made extreme actions which resulted in consequences....   [tags: joe clark, eastside high school, principal]

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Educational Beliefs and Mission Statement of an Education Administration Leader

- Although there are many outstanding, albeit necessary qualities of a good leader, it is the leader’s beliefs in which greatness is given its first breath, fostered by action, and spread throughout the institution. A great leader believes in encouraging, not destroying; in setting the precedence instead of yielding to prominence ; in collaboration, not division; in giving, not taking; and in having high standards and volunteering to be the first of many to be held to them. A great leader does not take advantage of the people being lead, but instead, creates an advantage for the people by giving them the opportunities to lead....   [tags: school principal, principal]

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Management is comprised of four principal functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling

- Nowadays, management has become an important part of the society. The role of management is to assist the organisation to make the best use of its resource to achieve its goal. Base on the aim of management, one of the theorists Henri Fayol proposed the four necessary management functions: planning, organisation, leading, controlling are the tools managers use to achieve these goals. (Jones 2006) This essay is going to describe and discuss these functions. The first function of management is planning....   [tags: Business, Fayol]

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Differing Moral Principal on Honesty in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

- F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby takes place during the 1920s, also known as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, extreme materialism is the greatest value in the society of the 1920s. This extreme materialism is more important than moral values, to pursue wealth and spending money on material things is the main ideal of the Jazz Age. While everybody in this period of time seeks wealth and physical necessities, the idea of the American dream and the sense of moral standards begin to diminish or even diminish completely....   [tags: wealth, values, materialism]

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- Introduction The doctrine of employment-at-will emerged in the nineteenth century in the United States in a climate of unbridled, laissez-faire expansionism, social Darwinism, and rugged individualism. It is often referred to as Wood's Rule, named after Horace C. Wood, who articulated the doctrine in an 1877 treatise Master and Servant. No doubt the title of the treatise says all that need be said regarding Wood's view of employment relations and, unfortunately, the view shared by most of his legal contemporaries (Mauk, 1985)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Professional School Counseling: Annotated Bibliography

- Janson, Militelo & Kosine (2008) examined “how school counselors and principals their relationship” (p. 353). They gathered data through Q method. The Q method allowed them to involve qualitative and quantitative approaches subjectively of individual viewpoints while providing (Janson et al., 2008) with quantitative statistical technique to analyze data” (p. 354). Their analysis formed “four opinion groupings working alliance, impediments to alliance, shared leadership and purposeful collaboration” (p.354-356)....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]

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Learning Outcomes Of The Teacher Education Program

- This paper examines two published articles, both concerning the improvement of educators. The first article examines the Principal Preparation Program, specifically in Kentucky, regarding the effects field experience can provide in preparing school leaders for positions as Principals. The second article studies a teacher education program in Kuwait. This study is designed to analyze the learning outcomes of the teacher education program and the effects on student learning and achievement based on modifications made to specific learning objectives....   [tags: Education, School, High school, Teacher]

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Teacher Evaluations : Teachers And Teachers

- Principals have a lot on their job descriptions. One of those tasks principals must do is evaluate teachers. Some principals are good at doing this, while others are not so great because they lack the experience or put it off towards the end of their ever-growing list of tasks they must complete. In order for principals to make this a priority, they must do trainings related to teacher evaluations. I think school district need to do a better job at training school leaders get the proper training and use teacher evaluations to benefit both the teachers and students....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Want, School]

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The Education Of Students With Disabilities

- Principals are critical in the education of all students. Despite the well documented role that principals play in the education of students with disabilities (Hoppey & McLeskey, 2013), few have more than minimal knowledge related to these particular students. With respect to providing special education to students with disabilities, principals need to know and understand special education laws and the specialized instruction and inclusive educational practices that ensure students with disabilities have equity and access to high quality instruction (Christensen, Roberston, Williamson & Hunter, 2013)....   [tags: Education]

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Leadership Behaviors and Their Impact on Staff Morale

- Introduction The purpose of this study was to determine if certain leadership behaviors have a significant impact on staff morale in a Mid-western school district. This chapter describes in detail the purpose, research design, population, data collection instruments, instruments for data analysis, delimitations of the study, methods and procedures used to conduct the study. Specific care was used to identify the validity and reliability of instruments used in data collection, as well as, the generalizability of the study....   [tags: Leadership]

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Testing Is A Necessary Evil

- Standardized testing is a necessary evil. We know is important in education, and is needed for funding, but we also know how testing does not always help our students’ education, and it came sometimes hinder their learning. For this article review I wanted to focus on testing, since it is what is currently consuming my next two weeks at school. As I grew up, I viewed testing as something we needed to do, especially when I was in college, but I was never a big fan of testing, I was never good at testing....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Standardized test]

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Educational Requirements For Teachers And Teachers

- There are many educational requirements needed to become a principal. Typically a principal must first serve as a teacher (Principal). Most school districts look for an administrator with five or more years of work experience in a related occupation (Occupational Outlook Handbook). After serving as a teacher for a period of time, many schools would find an administrator candidate more desirable for hire (Principal). To become certified as a teacher one can usually enter a program at a four-year university (Principal)....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Education Requirements For Teachers And Teachers

- There are many education requirements needed to become a principal. Typically a principal must first serve as a teacher (Principal). Most school districts look for an administrator with five or more years of work experience in a related occupation (Occupational Outlook Handbook). After serving as a teacher for a period of time many schools would find an administrator candidate more desirable for hire (Principal). To become certified as a teacher one can usually enter a program at a four-year university (Principal)....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, High school]

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Agency Theory Is Used to Explain Executive Pay

- ... When equity-based incentives are combined with performance bonuses tied to accounting measures, the executive's own wealth is implicitly tied to outcomes that produce shareholder value. Due to moral hazard, that is, the inability of principals to observe the actions or behavior of an agent, incentives linked to outcomes can counter this issue. An emphasis on incentives in the principal-agent model reflects an important trade-off inherent in the principal-agent model. Executives that are comfortable taking risks will be motivated by incentives....   [tags: incentives, benefits, risks]

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