Good Principals Aren’t Born – They’re Mentored
Are We Investing Enough to Get the School Leaders We Need?

Publication Cheryl Gray, Betty Fry, Gene Bottoms and Kathy O'Neill200796 Pages(07V05)

Good Principals Aren’t Born – They’re Mentored draws on survey data from a sample of seasoned principal mentors who have guided interns in university-based principal preparation programs in the SREB region. This report lays out a course of action for policymakers and leaders of universities and school districts to ensure that every beginning principal comes to the job fully prepared to make a difference in teaching and learning. This report also describes the necessary investments required to create internships that can help aspiring school principals become transformational school leaders.