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King, Stephanie B. – Rural Educator, 2012
This study examined the perceptions of leaders of grant-supported projects aimed at increasing the college-going rate of high school students in rural Appalachian counties in Mississippi to determine which factors they felt most influenced the college-going rate, parental participation in school activities, and community participation. Analysis of…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Community Involvement, Counties, Workshops
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King, Stephanie B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2011
Research focusing on community college leadership programs and the needs of workforce development personnel shows that the primary knowledge and skills needed by professionals in the field include collaboration, teaching, community college context, effects of globalization, data usage, and skills related to leadership and team work. Program…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Community Colleges, Leadership, Labor Force Development
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Risley, Rod; King, Stephanie B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2012
All-USA Community College Academic Team national winners attending senior colleges were compared with both a general population of community college transfer students as well as senior college native students based on their responses to the National Survey on Student Engagement (NSSE). Results indicated that the national winners' levels of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, Recognition (Achievement), Academic Achievement
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King, Stephanie B.; West, Debra – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2009
Recent legislation requires increased linkages between all levels of educational institutions. Articulation agreements are critical to ensure a smooth transition for students, and statewide agreements afford students more options for continuing their education. High school and community college instructors were brought together in a statewide…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, High Schools, Articulation (Education), Vocational Education
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King, Stephanie B.; Minchew, Sue S. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2010
Students who graduated from a teacher education program at a large public university were contacted to determine if they were teaching. Those who were teaching were also asked if they were teaching in the communities where they lived prior to attending college. A comparison of the graduates who were community college transfer students and…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Teacher Education Programs, Community Colleges, Graduate Surveys