School managers are one of the most important elements of education systems. School managers are charge with to provide smooth functioning of educational activities in schools, the development of the school in all respects and students', teachers' and other staffs' satisfaction. Also they are in charge with guiding and supervising teachers during education activities. School managers are extremely important for carrying out schools' vision and mission. In this case, splendidly training school managers who have such an importance for education systems and bring them in equipment which is required for serving their school well enough have quite importance. Various countries of the World have their own school manager training models which are compatible with the countries' economical, cultural and social features and attuned to the requirements of time or trying to find an ideal model. In this study, certain developed countries' school manager models are examined and in the light of these models some beneficial suggestions are offered for developing Turkey's school manager training model. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.