PRACTICES AND PROBLEMS IN THE OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS IN VALENZUELA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS TO K 12 MANAGEMENT (poster)

MIRIAM V. SEBASTIAN, KYLIE DIANDRA TIM-TIM, MARRY GELINE SIERRA, & CHRISTIAN NARIDO, Venezuela, ID LLCE2018-383;     ABSTRACT: School's school plant, financial and faculty and student  safety is the utmost priority for a school administrator and is  high on  the list of public and private education concerns. The intent of this study was to identify the practices and problems in the operation and administration of private elementary institution in Valenzuela City and its implication K 12 educational management. The study addressed the following research questions:
(a) to what extent do current elementary and secondary  school administrators receive  training in the areas of school plant management, financial management and  faculty and students management  and its implication to k 12 educational  management
(b) to what extent do elementary and secondary school administrators receive training in  the area of school plant management, financial management and faculty and  students management  and its implication to k 12 educational management;

(c) what are the most prevalent topics when  administrators receive training in the area of school plant management,  financial management and faculty and students management  and its implication  to educational management; and
(d) what future training, in the area of school plant management, financial  management and faculty and students management  and its implication to  educational management handling student discipline, do elementary school administrators need?

This descriptive, quantitative study included a survey, created by the researcher that was used to collect data from 99 elementary and junior high school administrators. The results indicate that the administrators did not receive comprehensive training in  the area of school plant management, financial management and faculty and  students management  and its implication to  k 12 educational management. In particular, training regarding school plant management,  financial management and faculty and students management were found  inadequate  Thirty-nine percent  of the administrators indicated that their concerns did not address school  plant management, financial management and faculty and students management. The results of this study provide school district leaders with the information on current gaps in the area of school plant management, financial management  and faculty and student management.