Winning Women: Stories of Award-Winning Educators

Winning Women: Stories of Award-Winning Educators

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Winning Women: Stories of Award-Winning Educators by Sandra Harris, Julia Ballenger, Faye Hicks-Townes, Carolyn S. Carr

Here is a multiple-case study of stories of women leaders in education. The women in this ethnically diverse group of educators were purposefully selected based on recognition for outstanding leadership ability and performance at the local, regional, state, and/or national level. Each chapter was developed from interviews featuring women educators who are award-winning teachers, principals, and superintendents. Winning Women covers a broad range of pertinent topics: early childhood experiences, educational background, leadership style and skills, career path, mentoring experiences, personal and professional barriers, and advice to other women considering leadership careers. For women teachers and administrators in education as well as any woman interested in leadership.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578861583
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.98(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Sandra Harris is assistant professor of Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Julia Ballenger is assistant professor of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. She is the first E.J. Campbell Distinguished Professor in the College of Education at this university. Faye Hicks-Townes is assistant professor of Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas where she serves as program director for Secondary Education. Carolyn S. Carr is the primary investigator and project director of the Portland Metropolitan Leadership Development Initiative, a Congressional Award Winning Leadership Preparation Program. Betty J. Alford is Interim Chair of the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. She also serves as doctoral program coordinator and Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) project director.

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