International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Preparing Principals to be Instructional Leaders
David L. Gray, Joél Lewis

Purpose The purposes of this study are to describe the redesigned instructional leadership program at the University of South Alabama and to evaluate its efficacy in preparing future principals to become instructional leaders. Implications for Research and Practice Tomorrow’s instructional leaders should practice leadership in school settings. Authentic experiences will enable them to move through the survival stage of leadership preparation and to acquire skills needed to improve students’ academic achievement.

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