When asked in a new survey to rate their performance on a number of measures, principals had a higher opinion of their skills than did parents and teachers, who showed more agreement with one another.
Percent Saying "Excellent"
|Respecting the people in the school||78||36||34|
|Being a visible presence throughout the school||67||38||42|
Supporting teachers in the school to be the best teachers they can be
|Encouraging students to achieve||59||35||34|
|Being a good listener||53||30||27|
|Being an overall leader of the school||45||30||34|
|Providing opportunities for teachers' professional development||43||31||22|
Vol. 23, Issue 22, Page 6Published in Print: February 11, 2004, as Evaluating Principals