by James Sebastian, Elaine Allensworth & David Stevens — 2014This article applies fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) to high school administrative and survey data to examine the relationship of school leadership and mediating organizational supports with students’ classroom participation. The study uses a configurational approach to examine combinations of supports that are associated with the varying levels of the outcome.
by Meredith I. Honig & Lydia R. Rainey — 2014This paper explores to what extent central office administrators lead meetings of principal professional learning communities in ways that promise to strengthen principals’ development as instructional leaders and the conditions that help or hinder administrators in the process.
by Jeffrey Brooks, Noelle Witherspoon Arnold & Melanie C. Brooks — 2013Using a narrative research methodology, this study investigated the formal and informal ways that racism influences the practice of educational leadership in an urban high school. The study revealed that many decisions that should be based on professional educational information and judgment are instead influenced by racist and discriminatory assumptions. The article focuses on the inequitable leadership processes related to various human and instructional resources in the school.
by Eleanor Drago-Severson — 2012This research identifies strategies that principals in high-, middle- and low-financial resource Catholic, independent, and public schools use to foster school climates that promote teacher learning and development.
by Joseph Murphy, Hunter N. Moorman & Martha McCarthy — 2008This article establishes a set of design principles and implementation strategies for rebuilding educational leadership preparation programs. The rebuilding framework is grounded in analyses of 54 university-based preparation programs, and scholarship and reform work on school leadership preparation over the last quarter century.
reviewed by Judy W. Kugelmass — 2006
reviewed by Richard Sorenson — 2006
by Jerlando F.L. Jackson — 2006This study was designed to investigate the status of African American males in academic leadership positions at colleges and universities in comparison to other males.
reviewed by Madeline M. Hafner — 2003
by Diane Yendol Silva, Belinda Gimbert & James Nolan — 2000This interview study presents the stories of three teacher leaders, provides a definition of teacher leadership from the classroom, illustrates the experiences of a new wave of teacher leaders, and examines the barriers that impact their work.