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Biggs, Sharon M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of superintendents' beliefs about technology leadership barriers and about how superintendents actually engage in technology leadership practices. There is currently limited research available on the topic from a district superintendent's perspective. Qualitative data from focus group…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Beliefs, Barriers, Technology Integration
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Pacchiano, Debra M.; Whalen, Samuel P.; Horsley, Heather L.; Parkinson, Kathleen – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
Decades of evidence demonstrates that high-quality, well-implemented early education can positively impact the learning trajectories of vulnerable, high-needs young children. Yet, the majority of publicly-funded programs nationwide struggle to implement to quality standards with fidelity and fail to significantly advance children's early…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Intervention, Early Childhood Education
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Bertrand, Melanie – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2018
Background and Purpose: Students of Color hold intimate knowledge about institutional racism and White supremacy in schools--expertise that could be leveraged in school leadership. One approach that could mediate efforts to include Students of Color in leadership is youth participatory action research (YPAR), in which students and adult partners…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Minority Group Students, Racial Bias
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Hicks, Deborah; Given, Lisa M. – Library Quarterly, 2013
Using discourse analysis, this article explores three questions: (a) Why was "principled, transformational leadership" the leadership style added to Core Competences? (b) What was the discourse of leadership in the profession surrounding the development of the Core Competences? (c) How might this competence affect LIS education? And what measures,…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Transformational Leadership, Library Education, Library Science
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Urick, Angela; Bowers, Alex J. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2014
Purpose: Effective styles of principal leadership can help address multiple issues in struggling schools, such as low student achievement and high rates of teacher attrition. Although the literature has nominated certain "idealized" leadership styles as being more or less effective, such as transformational, instructional, and shared…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Styles, Administrator Effectiveness
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Vanblaere, Bénédicte; Devos, Geert – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2018
Purpose: Department heads play a pivotal role in the functioning of departments in secondary schools. However, quantitative research about the role of departmental leadership for the development of professional learning communities (PLCs) in subject departments in secondary schools remains scarce. As PLCs are seen as promising contexts for…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Regression (Statistics), Foreign Countries, Departments
Wertheimer, Patricia A. – Private School Quarterly, 1980
Argues the need for independent schools to do more research on themselves, particularly to learn what makes for effective leadership. Available from Private School Quarterly, P.O. Box 21587, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33335. (IRT)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Private Schools, Research Needs, Secondary Education
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Santamaría, Lorri J. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2014
Background: Educational leadership for social justice and equity is the primary leadership response to inclusive and equitable education. This inquiry builds on multicultural education and educational leadership to explore an alternative approach to mainstream leadership practice. Purpose: To examine ways in which educational leaders of color in…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Social Justice, Equal Education, Multicultural Education
Duckenfield, Marty, Ed. – National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), 2011
The "National Dropout Prevention Newsletter" is published quarterly by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Dropouts and Democracy (Robert Shumer); (2) 2011 NDPN Crystal Star Winners; (3) Service-Learning as Dropout Intervention and More (Michael VanKeulen); and (4) Teacher…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Service Learning, Democracy, Dropout Prevention
Strike, Kimberly T.; Nickelsen, John – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2011
This book provides short, pertinent content relevant to everyday events within a school. Based on theory and experience, the practical application is directly aligned to administrative duties, and chapters can be read as needed. The format allows the administrator to read the content, apply the information through completion of a follow-up…
Descriptors: Mentors, Administrator Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Administrator Responsibility
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Pietsch, Marcus; Tulowitzki, Pierre; Koch, Tobias – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2019
Purpose: Over the past years "leadership for learning" (LFL) has become popular among educational scholars. LFL refers to the idea that effective leaders demonstrate a contextually contingent mix of instructional, transformational, and shared leadership practices that may have differential effects at various organizational levels. These…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Job Satisfaction, Leadership Qualities, Participative Decision Making
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Ward, Janet – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
In this article, the author describes her journey to becoming a Senior Consultant for AACRAO Consulting. The article provides insights to help current and aspiring leaders navigate their futures more successfully. Topics include: (1) Building Blocks: Observe, Learn, Innovate; (2) Building Your Team; (3) Leadership Attributes; (4) Character and…
Descriptors: Consultants, Career Development, Teamwork, Leadership Qualities
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Mallon, Melissa – Public Services Quarterly, 2017
This issue's column focuses on online tools and resources available for leadership development of academic, public services staff. The resources are not targeted solely to professional librarians, but rather to all levels of library staff engaged with the public. In addition to inspirational and coaching videos, reviewers recommend resource guides…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Library Services, Library Development, Staff Development
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Capper, Colleen A. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2015
Purpose: Though the first published application of critical race theory (CRT) to education occurred 20 years ago, implications of CRT for educational leadership did not occur until López conducted a CRT analysis of the politics of education literature in 2003. No publications explicitly identify the implications of CRT for leadership practice.…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Instructional Leadership, Racial Bias
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Liang, Jia; Peters-Hawkins, April L. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2017
Purpose: Little research exists that examines the leadership experiences of Asian American women in public schools. This study sought to understand the meanings Asian American women school administrators have constructed out of their professional lives given the intersection of gender, race-ethnicity, and leadership. Research Method/Approach: Data…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Asian Americans, Public Schools, Gender Issues
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