: What Does Education Today Demand of Its Leaders?
Week 8 Written Assignment
We have focused on aspects of educational leadership. Review the sections in Chapter 6 related to the qualities and skills of educational leaders. Use this information and other resources to
develop an essay that answers this question: What Does Education Today Demand of Its Leaders? In your essay, select three to five of the topics we have covered in this course related to
responsibilities and issues leaders must address. Begin with an overview introduction detailing the topics you will cover. Briefly describe each issue, including a description and most important
points related to it. Then relate the skills, characteristics, and traits leaders need to demonstrate to address each issue. Finally, write a conclusion that analyzes these qualities that
educational leaders must have today. Your essay should be 7-10 pages in length, not including title page and references (at least 7 references).
ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC: Week 8 Written Assignment?
Quality of Content (80 Points)
___/35 points: Essay includes three to five topics thoroughly detailed with descriptions and support for selection.
___/35 points: Essay includes identification of appropriate and detailed leadership skills required to address the topics.
___/10 points: Essay concludes with analysis of educational leadership qualities required today.
Quality of Writing (20 Points)??
___/5: Format – Text meets APA/MSE standards?
___/5: Organization – Organization of paper demonstrates critical thinking?
___/5: Precision – Student uses terminology and writes clearly and concisely ??
___/5: Mechanics – Student spells, constructs sentences, and punctuates correctly?
Your final assignment is due by THURSDAY OF WEEK 8. All discussion responses must be completed by Sunday.