ERIC Number: EJ290893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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On Becoming a Superintendent: Contest or Sponsored Mobility?
Moody, Charles D., Sr.
Journal of Negro Education, v52 n4 p383-97 Fall 1983
Studied the role of such professional contacts as consultants, mentors, and advisors (specifically Blacks) in the selection and placement of Black school superintendents. Found that White consultants were disproportionately selected by school boards to advise on hiring decisions. Holds that sponsorship, mentorship, and networking control and limit minority access to positions such as the superintendency. (GC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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