The focus of this course provides those aspiring to leadership positions with a systematic introduction to supervision and personnel development. Emphasis will be on employee performance, evaluation, and professional growth. Theory, research, conceptual frameworks, historical perspective and practical application represent the core content. Attention will also be given current issues regarding supervision, evaluation, and personnel development. The basic goal of the course is to provide aspiring leaders with knowledge, understanding, experience and insight into the challenge of supervision and personnel development as a means for school improvement and student success.