Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Education and Human Development
The author discusses the importance of qualified administration in the public school system given the impact of the public school system on American life and culture. First, the author explores the role of elementary school administrators, as well as the core competencies administrators need to effectively perform critical tasks. Then, the author discusses personal qualifications that allow administrators to maximize their managerial impact, as well as the positive impact of job-specific training/education/professional preparation on administrative performance. The paper concludes with the results from a survey of male teaching graduates investigating their career paths since graduation, including graduate education and administrative training.
Freitas, Archie E., "An Inquiry into Fundamental Qualifications for School Administration and a Survey of the Male Graduates Class of 1949 Brockport State Teachers College" (1959). Education and Human Development Master's Theses. 879.