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Welcome to our fall/winter 2020 issue of the Journal of Educational Leadership in Action (ELA). We hope you are staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented and uncertain times, and we hope that the research presented here can bring insights into your current leadership roles or educational environment. This issue provides perspectives and research on the COVID crisis and education, teacher professional development, preparing principals and hiring teachers, supporting student teachers and students, leadership theories, and much more. We welcome and value your readership and encourage you to submit for future publication(s).

Editor, Robyne Elder, EdD

Challenges of Remote Teaching for K-12 Teachers During COVID-19

Challenges of Remote Teaching for K-12 Teachers During COVID-19

Article by Nancy L. Leech, Sophie Gullett, Miriam Howland Cummings, and Carolyn A. Haug

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Preparing Aspiring School Principals: One Field-Based Approach

Preparing Aspiring School Principals: One Field-Based Approach

Article by Maria de Lourdes Viloria, Lori Leyendecker, Graciela Brondo, and Michael Salinas

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The Leadership of the Marginalized: A Literature Review

The Leadership of the Marginalized: A Literature Review

Article by Bertrand Tchoumi

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Why Principals Hire Recent Graduates from a Teacher Preparation Program

Why Principals Hire Recent Graduates from a Teacher Preparation Program

Article by Laurie James, Joy Mahiko, and Jonathan Schwartz

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Pass or Fail:  Recent Graduates Sound Off on the edTPA

Pass or Fail: Recent Graduates Sound Off on the edTPA

Article by Darryn Diuguid and Karee Nasser

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An Administrator’s Perspective on the Novel Coronavirus

An Administrator’s Perspective on the Novel Coronavirus

Article by Jane Beese and Melissa Mlakar

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Section 504 Support and Implementation of Services: School Administrators’ Perceived Strengths and Challenges

Section 504 Support and Implementation of Services: School Administrators’ Perceived Strengths and Challenges

Article by Dora D. Rodriguez, George Padilla, and Velma D. Menchaca

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Becoming a Highly Effective Elementary Teacher and How to Support Teachers’ Development

Becoming a Highly Effective Elementary Teacher and How to Support Teachers’ Development

Article by Tim Pressley, Riley Isom, Chalon Johnson, Amy Barnes, and Laura McAuliffe

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The Influence of Distributed Leadership on Effective School Governance and Improved School Performance: A Study Conducted in Two Private Schools in the UAE

The Influence of Distributed Leadership on Effective School Governance and Improved School Performance: A Study Conducted in Two Private Schools in the UAE

Article by Rima Al Hassanieh and Solomon Arulraj David

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Increased Ambiguity and Resistance While New College Leaders Learn Their Roles

Increased Ambiguity and Resistance While New College Leaders Learn Their Roles

Article by Christopher A. Gearin, Brian Dunican, and Jason Castles

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Quality Control and Teacher Effectiveness in State Public Senior Secondary Schools, Nigeria

Quality Control and Teacher Effectiveness in State Public Senior Secondary Schools, Nigeria

Article by Stephen Olufemi Afolabi and AbdulRasaq Ayuba

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Issues and Challenges Facing Supervision of Secondary Education in Nigeria in the 21st Century

Issues and Challenges Facing Supervision of Secondary Education in Nigeria in the 21st Century

Article by Yusuf Suleiman, Nike Yetunde Sidikat Ijaya, Mustapha Adam Ishola, and Okwara Uche Joshua

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