By: Ken Spero
Why have so many strategies and interventions to achieve school reform been largely unsuccessful? Research has shown that in most cases, it is because of administrators who, through no fault of their own, lack the breadth of experience necessary for success. In any major organizational change effort, especially in an organization as complex as the education system, leadership is a key. In fact, the role of leadership in education is one of the more daunting positions in any industry.