ERIC Number: ED401252
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Women as School Executives: Voices and Visions.
Irby, Beverly J., Ed.; Brown, Genevieve, Ed.
This book contains 32 chapters in two sections as follows: "The Politics of Sex as a Category of Analysis in the History of Educational Administration" (J. Blount); "Women Leaders in Education: Who Are They and How Do They Compare?" (S. Gupton and G. Appelt Slick); "Fe/Male Leadership: The Role of Communication" (R. Papelewis and D. Yerkes); "Women in Education: Are We Perpetuating Societal Attitudes By Moving Toward an Androgynous Leadership Style" (C. Tyree); "Attitudes Toward Women Administrators Among School Board Members: A Current Perspective" (M. Criswell and L. Betz); "A Leadership Perspective from Women Superintendents" (L. Hampton Wesson and M. Grady); "Leadership Styles of School Administrators in the Panhandle of Texas: A Comparative Study" (B. Beyer-Houda and C. Ruhl-Smith); "Female Principals: Communicators of Quality for the 90s and Beyond" (C. S. Carr); "Women in Power: Lessons on Leadership Development" (B. Braun); "Women as School Executives: The Winter and the Warm" (C. Funk); "Challenges For Women of Color in Historically Black Colleges and Universities" (B. Sanders Dede and L. B. Poats); "Female and Male Administrators' Perceptions of Parent Involvement" (T. Campbell); "Raise the Glass Ceiling: Women Administrators in Colleges and Universities" (B. Watwood); "Women in Leadership...The Future Edge" (B. Erwin and K. Harmless); "Leadership, Gender, and Emotionality: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" (M. Reese); "The Feminine Agenda: Transformational and Creative Leadership" (T. Langford); "Women's Leadership and Transformational Practices" (J. Hudson); "Women's Voices: New Insights" (J. Prouty); "Dealing with Informal Power Structures: Effective Strategies for Female Administrators" (L. Skrla); "Building a Network for Women in Educational Administration" (M. Grady); "Strengths Women Bring to Site-Based Decision Making" (G. Schroth); "Women in Higher Education: Dealing with Institutional Constraints" (R. Watkins, L. Gillaspie, And Others); "Breaking Traditions: Support for Women in Higher Education" (L. Gillaspie, L. Stokes, And Others); "Dealing with Gender Differences in Communication and Leadership Style" (W. Kurtz and M. Boone); "Women and Minorities in Education Administration" (L. Hampton Wesson); "So You Want to be a School Superintendent?" (V. Kivell); "Women Candidates for the Superintendency: Board Perspectives" (M. Groan and M. E. Henry); "Reflections for Women in Transition: Looking Back to Job Changes" (M. Czaja); "Women in Higher Education Leadership Positions" (L. A. Nutt and C. L. Berry); "Mirrors, Brick Walls, and See-Through Panels: An Exploration of Some of the Barriers to Leadership Opportunities for Women" (A. Pankake); "A Career Advancement Technique for Women: The Administrative Portfolio" (G. Brown and B. J. Irby); and "A Quiet Resistance: Critiquing Gender Issues in Public Schools" (L. Patterson). (JLS)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Selection, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Higher Education, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Professional Development, School Administration, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Women Administrators
Texas Council of Women School Executives, Texas Association of School Administrators, 406 East 11th St., Austin, TX 78701-2617.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Association of School Administrators, Austin. Texas Council of Women School Executives.
Identifiers - Location: Texas