Alt Title

An analysis of the organizational pattern of Antioch community consolidated grade school district no. 34, Illinois

Publication Date

1965

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Shimabukuro, Shinkichi||McDowell, Dale

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Education

LCSH

Public schools--Illinois--Antioch||School management and organization||Antioch (Ill.)--Public schools

Abstract

This study is an analysis of problems found in the K - 8 organizational pattern of the two attendance centers of the Antioch (Illinois) Community Consolidated Grade School District #34 and presents advantages and disadvantages of the pattern of organization as a solution to those problems. Data for this study were obtained from the literature, official school records, interviews with teachers and admin­istrators, and the researcher's experience as an elementary principal in the Antioch district. It was found that the present organization creates problems in the efficient use of the two attendance centers. Lack of communication among the faculty, lack of adequate time and personnel in administration for proper supervision of instruction, and inadequate in-service education are cited as additional problems. The prevailing opinion among those interviewed is that organizational plan. Problems in communication, supervision of instruction, and in-service education are best solved with a more capable staff, however, the adoption of the efficient use of the buildings and sites. Further, a change in organizational pattern could be a stimulus to improvement in other areas of the educational program.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

vii, 80 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

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Media Type

Text

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