ERIC Number: ED381037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Nov-20
Reference Count: N/A
Commissioner's Roundtable for Women in Educational Leadership in Florida. Proceedings (Tallahassee, Florida, November 20, 1991).
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
The proceedings of this roundtable discuss the current status of Florida women in educational leadership and ways to expand their opportunities for advancement. The report begins with an introduction and opening remarks by Florida's Assistant Commissioner of Education, Laurey T. Stryker and Florida Commissioner of Education, Betty Castor. A keynote address by Floretta Dukes McKenzie outlines characteristics that lead to success. A panel discussion on leadership opportunities in Florida includes remarks by Muriel Kay Heimer, William L. Shade, Joan P. Kowal, Edward T. Foote II, and Jeanne Diesen. At a working lunch, participants gathered in groups to discuss the subject "Rhetoric & Reality: Personal Insights/Policy Implications." The discussion is summarized by group and also by topics: educational life choices, socialization for success, career paths, personal attitudes, and setting policy directives. A discussion of "Moving to the Top" includes remarks by Jeanne O'Laughlin, president of Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, and Catherine Cornelius, president of South Florida Community College. Reports from small working groups are included, focusing on developing policy perspectives. Appendixes contain a program, information on the speakers, national and state statistical data on women in educational leadership, a list of participants, and conference handouts. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Ladders, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Leaders, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles, Presidents, Socialization, Trend Analysis, Women Administrators, Work Attitudes
Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination, 1101 Florida Education Center, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida