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ⓘ Category:Educational administration




                                               

AEDIPS

AEDIPS, the Association of Educational Development and Improvement Professionals in Scotland is an association that supports the development of education in Scotland, with a particular focus on entitlement and quality. Formerly known as the AEAS the Association of Educational Advisers in Scotland, AEDIPS updated its constitution and its name in 2005 to reflect the changing roles of professionals working in the areas of quality improvement, curriculum, and professional development in Scottish education today. AEDIPS acts as a forum for the approximate five hundred educational professionals ...

                                               

Allegheny Intermediate Unit

The Allegheny Intermediate Unit is a branch of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and is the largest of the 29 intermediate units in Pennsylvania. It was created by the state’s General Assembly in 1971, and is headquartered in Homestead. The AIU provides specialized education services to 42 suburban public school districts and five career and technical centers in Allegheny County. The agency, which has about 1.200 employees at 402 sites throughout the county, also operates 11 family centers and three schools for exceptional children. Funded by federal, state, county and private gran ...

                                               

American College Personnel Association

American College Personnel Association - College Student Educators International is a major student affairs association headquartered in Washington, D.C. at the National Center for Higher Education. Founded in 1924 by May L. Cheney, ACPA has 7.500 members representing 1.200 private and public institutions from across the U.S. and around the world. Members include organizations and companies that are engaged in the campus marketplace. Members also include graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in student affairs/higher education administration programs, faculty, and student affairs pr ...

                                               

Noelle W. Arnold

Noelle W. Arnold, Ph.D., is an Associate Dean, Associate Professor and the director of the EdD in Educational Administration program in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. She is notable for being the first female African American president of the University Council for Educational Administration, an academic organization for those researching educational administration in North America. A former administrator at the district and state level, she has served as a consultant for National Public Radio and throughout the United States advising districts in ...

                                               

Asociacion de Inspectores de Educacion

Asociacion de Inspectores de Educacion is a Spanish professional association of education supervisors. By the number of its members it is the most important association of these professionals in Spain: nowadays, 950 out of 1600 Spanish Inspectors of Education are members of ADIDE, while the rest of them are either unassociated or splitting their membership into several different associations and unions.

                                               

Beyond Culture

A key factor in explaining the sad state of American education can be found in over-bureaucratization, which is seen in the compulsion to consolidate our public schools into massive factories and to increase to mammoth size our universities even in underpopulated states. The problem with bureaucracies is that they have to work hard and long to keep from substituting self-serving survival and growth for their original primary objective. Few succeed. Bureaucracies have no soul, no memory, and no conscience. If there is a single stumbling block on the road to the future, it is the bureaucracy ...