Chapter

The Rewards

Dan C. Lortie

in School Principal

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780226493480
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226493503 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226493503.003.0006
The Rewards

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This chapter focuses on the rewards and other positive things involved in the work of elementary school principals in the U.S. It cites the result of a survey indicating that school administrators are among the most satisfied with their jobs and explains that performing well in work that serves others is doubly rewarding. This chapter also explores how principals assess their own performance and highlights the difficulties that occur when they try to do so.

Keywords: rewards; elementary school principals; school administrators; performance

Chapter.  8034 words. 

Subjects: Schools Studies

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