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May 19, 2013
James H. Stronge
Communication & Community Relations
Two Facts and a Fib
# of Correct
8+ You can’t count
6 – 7 Major genius
4 – 5 Regular sort of genius
2 – 3 Not too shabby
1 Thanks for playing; please try again
0 Good news! Zero is as low as you can go!
Effective principals know the hiring system and use the information to gain access to the best possible candidates.
Hallinger & Heck, 1996
Qualities of Effective Teachers
How long does it take interviewers to make a decision about the suitability of the candidate?
Chicago: 2003-04 through 2007-08
Tucker, Stronge, Gareis, & Beers, EAQ, 2003
Hattie, http://acer.edu.au/documents (2003)
Viadero, 2009, Oct 28, EdWeek, p. 14
Study of Texas 16,500+ principals, 1995-2008
Fuller & Young, 2009, UCEA
After 6 years – percentage still working as principals:
Gates, RAND Corp., 2004