Adjunct Instructor : LEAD 603: School Change -The Transformational Leader
Bank Street College of Education
Internal Number: 1360
Future School Leaders Academy Adjunct Position
The Future School Leaders Academy program prepares school and district leaders for educational leader roles in Westchester and Putnam county school districts. Through a longstanding partnership with Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Bank Street College elicits nominations of candidates with outstanding leadership potential from district leaders. Candidates take courses primarily on the BOCES campus in Yorktown Heights and do supervised fieldwork in their own schools and district offices.
Adjunct Instructor Position:
Bank Street College, Graduate School of Education, is looking for an adjunct to teach for the following course in the Spring of 2023.
Course: LEAD 603: School Change: The Transformational Leader
Credits: 3 credits
Semester: Spring 2023 (January 17, 2023 – May 1, 2023)
Day/time: Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:00
Current school reform efforts emphasize vision, shared decision making, professional autonomy, positive school structure, and restructuring. How are these concepts being realized in current practice? What choices and constraints accompany the processes of change and staff empowerment? In this course students examine the concepts which face principals in enhancing the effectiveness of schools, as well as the competencies of planning, joint decision making, problem solving, and negotiation.
Master’s degree required; Doctorate preferred
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a school leader/ staff developer
Successful previous experience with college/graduate school teaching
Experience with school reform practices and action research
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.