EDA 76500 Administrative Decision-Making in Schools

This course is designed to improve the quality of educators' decisions by presenting a practical framework used to make better decisions. The course begins with a discussion of diversity, ethics, and personal and professional beliefs and their impact on decision-making. The discussion then turns to administrator decision making in six areas, each of which contributes to improving student achievement. Next, the discussion focuses on categories of principal behavior that positively affect students and teachers. The last topic for the course looks at leadership responsibilities, the decisions necessary to fulfill those responsibilities, and their correlation with student academic achievement.