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  • Title: Principal’s Leadership and School Management to Successfully Implement a Full-Time School Program
  • Author(s): Lorena Aleman de la Garza, Marcela Georgina Gomez Zermeño
  • Publisher: Common Ground Research Networks
  • Collection: Common Ground Research Networks
  • Series: The Learner
  • Journal Title: The International Journal of Educational Organization and Leadership
  • Keywords: After-school Programs, Leadership, School Management, School Program
  • Volume: 26
  • Issue: 1
  • Year: 2019
  • ISSN: 2329-1656 (Print)
  • ISSN: 2329-1591 (Online)
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.18848/2329-1656/CGP/v26i01/39-48
  • Citation: Aleman de la Garza, Lorena, and Marcela Georgina Gomez Zermeño. 2019. "Principal’s Leadership and School Management to Successfully Implement a Full-Time School Program." The International Journal of Educational Organization and Leadership 26 (1): 39-48. doi:10.18848/2329-1656/CGP/v26i01/39-48.
  • Extent: 10 pages

Abstract

This study was developed with the real-life experiences of a preschool principal in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, who faced a change in the school’s management when it joined the full-time school program. The authors reviewed how school management and the principal’s leadership can help to overcome the challenges implied in the expansion of the school day. The results show that the compliance of the management standards, extracurricular activities, and an outstanding meal plan have contributed to attaining quality education in the preschool. Areas of opportunity are revealed for better management practices and leadership strategies to ensure effective communication among the teaching staff.