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ERIC Number: ED473403
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 282
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Women as School Executives: Research and Reflections on Educational Leadership.
Korcheck, Stephanie A., Ed.; Reese, Marianne, Ed.
This monograph is a collection of articles on research and reflection by faculty and practitioners on educational leadership. Part I, "Leading a Learning Organization," contains the following articles: "Emotional Intelligence and Leading a Learning Organization" (C. Sue McCullough); "Women's Leadership Through Agency" (Jennie Billot); "Mary Parker Follett and the Constructive Use of Conflict" (Mike Boone); "Characteristics of Effective Women School Leaders" (Jean M. Haar); "Teacher Empowerment in Texas Schools: Exploding Gender Differences in the Leadership of Texas Principals" (Gordon S. Gates and Dorothy Siskin); "The University of Wyoming Leadership Belief Matrix: Putting a Frame on Leadership" (William Berube, Suzanne Morrison, Kristi VonKrosigk, and David Stader); "The Role of the Campus Leader in Shaping the Culture of a New School" (Deborah E. Stine); "Texas Women Principals; Why Were We Hired?" (Karen Sue Bradley and Jack A. Bradley); "Selecting a Superintendent by More than Just the Cover" (Jody C. Isernhagen); "Defining and Developing Leadership: A Study of Twelve Successful Texas Superintendents" (Anita Pankake, Gwen Schroth, and Carole Funk); "In Focus" (Tommye P. Boyd); "Transforming Learning Organizations: Taproot Leadership" (Karen A. Hays); "Knotting the Score" (Virginia Wuebker); "Observations from a Pioneer" (Lu Stephens); "Success" (Carole Funk); "The Five H's of Educational Leadership: Hope, Help, Heart, and Health or...Oh, Hell!" (Jerry Austin). Part II, "The Socialization Phenomenon," contains the following articles: "Dissembling Among the Good Ol' Boys: Female Senior Educational Leaders in Southern Appalachia" (Anna Hicks McFadden and Penny Smith); "Women in Elementary School Leadership: Challenge and Change" (Linda J. Gutsch); "Administrator Preparation Programs: Do Universities Advance or Inhibit Females?" (Gay Goodman); "Women in Academia: A Review of Women's Status, Barriers, and Leadership Issues" (Christine Herber); "The Politics of Being Married in Academe: Strange Brew" (Jo and Joseph Blase); "Sexism, Safety, and Sports" (Linda Medaris); "Few Female Superintendents...A Self-Fulfilling Prophesy?" (Vickie Kivell Phelps). Part III, "Recruiting and Mentoring Prospective Women Leaders," contains the following articles: "A Perspective on Mentoring Female Professors in Educational Administration Programs" (Trudy A. Salsberry); "Using Current and Former School Administrators to Enrich Administrator Preparation Programs" (Travis W. Twiford); "Gendered Perspectives of Superintendent Preparation Programs" (Genevieve Brown, Beverly J. Irby, and Claudia C. Islet); "Landing the Right Superintendency: Making a Good Match" (Sandra Lowery, Russell Marshall, and Sandra Harris); "Barriers to Seeking Administrative Positions: We're Closing the Wrong Gap" (Christi Buell, Gwen Schroth, and Melinda DeFelice); "Facilitating the Paradigm Shift: A Win-Win Mentoring Strategy for Increasing the Numbers of Women and Minorities in Educational Leadership" (Sandra Lee Gupton); "Hispanic Women in Educational Leadership: Barriers to and Strategies for Career Advancement" (Carolyn McCreight); "The Changing Face of School Leadership" (Cazilda Campos Steele); "Women School Leaders: Lessons of Experience" (Lynn K. Bradshaw and Joy C. Phillips); "Southeast Missouri Principal's Academy: A Model for School Districts and Universities to Develop Educational Leaders for the Future" (Robert Buchanan); "Women Educational Administrators in Australia: Some Issues, Some Directions" (Lisa Catherine Ehrich); "Weaver of a Leader" (Jamie Smith); "Keeping Our Plates Aloft: A Reflection on Women and Work" (Marla McGhee); "Diana Lam: A Cinderella Story" (Carole Funk); "Eleven or Matryoshkas" (Marilyn L. Grady); "Passing the Torch" (Carole Funk). Part IV, "Renewing Women in Leadership Positions," contains the following articles: "Growth of Critical Analysis Through Practical Inquiry: Impact on Leadership" (Betty J. Alford);"Successful Job Hunting Strategies of Women Superintendents" (Sandra Lowery, Janice Buck, and Garth Petrie); "What Factors Motivate and Inhibit Women When Deciding to Become a Principal?" (Sandra Harris, Mick Arnold, Sandra Lowery, and Charlene Crocker); "Women Elementary Principals Describe Their Challenges" (Marilyn L. Grady and Barbara Y. LaCost); "Stages of Change" (Gwen Schroth); "Back Doors Are Front Doors to Other Places" (Anita Pankake); and "A Typical Day in the Life of a Woman Principal/Wife/Mother" (Melinda DeFelice). (WFA)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Association of School Administrators, Austin. Texas Council of Women School Executives.