School Supervision

Supervision for Successful Schools
Petunia Wainwright
Grand Canyon University: EDA 551
November 06, 2013

Supervision for Successful Schools
In today’s schools, there are many people who play an important role, especially in supervision. It is the main nursery of this process with all its aspects and components, such as the student, teacher, principal, and educational supervisor, as all are complementary to one another (Badah, Al-Awawdah, Akroush, & Shobaki, 2013). Many of our students are guided by teachers, administrators, support staff, etc. The success of the school’s culture is important. The culture of the school can be difficult to establish and maintain. In order for the school to establish a successful school, the leaders, teachers, staff, etc. must understand the different leadership theories and styles. There are three different leadership styles that schools across America can be classified: conventional, congenial, or collegial. In order to decide what style a school can be classified into, it can be decided based by observing the way the school makes decisions, how the instruction is delivered, how the leader react to stakeholders, and the way the leader performs their job. Pan American has many different styles of leadership and many people play a role in supervision. This school will examine the different styles and they will be able to understand the type of supervisory climate that exist at their school.
There are three categories that exist when discussing the role of the principal and the school. Conventional schools are one of the most common types of school climates that is utilized the most. It is the most recognized because the leader really does not lead with a vision or goal for the school. There is little communication, teamwork, or collaboration between the leaders, teachers, and all other stakeholders. The teachers usually work independently and there is a minimal amount of teacher collaboration. Leaders who...