From the Voices of California Female Superintendents.

The leadership choices of female superintendents were investigated in depth through interview, observation, and document analysis. Data was transcribed and coded using Ethnograph software. Common themes and patterns emerged through analysis of statements, situations observed, and interpretation of data collected.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

From the Voices of California Female Superintendents: Examining Barriers and Support Systems in a New Era of Educational Reform Through the Lens of Activity Theory A dissertation by Jennifer L. Martin Brandman University Irvine, California School of Education Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of.

Female, Minority Superintendents Face Double Inequity.

In the United States (U.S.), women are drastically underrepresented in the role of school superintendent. Women who seek the job face overwhelming barriers and exhibit characteristics different from men causing challenges in obtaining the superintendency. In this study, a content analysis was conducted of the 43 U.S. dissertations relating to women superintendents located in the ProQuest.The study presents the findings from interviews with five sitting Black female superintendents who expressed their perceptions of the impact of race and gender on their roles as Black female superintendents, and more poignantly, manners in which they dealt with any perceived race- or gender-related constraints.A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF FEMALE SUPERINTENDENTS: LEADERSHIP BEHAVIORS IN CONTEXT by Lynn Amedy Dissertation submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements of DOCTOR OF EDUCATION in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Approved: Dr. Joan L. Curcio, Chairperson Dr.


With this in mind, this phenomenological study examined the factors that influenced the aspirations of female public school superintendents in Connecticut. I utilized Belenky et al.’s (1986) Women’s Ways of Knowing as a theoretical lens to understand how these women define their place in the world of educational leadership.First Female State Superintendent of Public Instruction for Texas (Cottrell, 1993) Male superintendents lead more school systems in the United States than women although women largely outnumber men as classroom teachers (Grogan and Brunner, 2005). In 1992, 6.6 percent of the superintendents were female, a percentage that increased to 13.2 percent.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

This Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies Collection at ScholarWorks. It has been. longevity of women superintendents in public school districts and perceived barriers that may. barriers of women superintendents to achieve longevity and gender equity. As a result, female.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

Doctoral Dissertations Graduate School 12-2006 Female School Superintendents In Tennessee: Overcoming Barriers Vicki Cameron Violette University of Tennessee - Knoxville This Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the Graduate School at Trace: Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange. It has been.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

Dissertations Spring 5-2014 A Qualitative Study of African American Female Administrators in the Academy: Identification of Characteristics that Contribute to Their Advancement to Senior Level Positions of Authority Mary Louise Alexander-Lee University of Southern Mississippi.

Women Superintendent Research: 2014-2016 Dissertation.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

Exit Experiences of Female Superintendents in Northwest Texas: A Case Study. by. Tanya McAnally Monroe, B.S.E., M.Ed. A Dissertation. In. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP. Submitted to the Graduate Faculty. of Texas Tech University in. Partial Fulfillment of. the Requirements for. the Degree of. DOCTOR OF EDUCATION. Dr. Sylvia Mendez-Morse.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

UNF Graduate Theses and Dissertations Student Scholarship 2017 The Identification of Demographic Profiles of K-12 Public School Districts Employing Female Superintendents in California, Michigan, New York, and Texas Brenda Joyce Skeete University of North Florida This Doctoral Dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

Purpose: The purpose of this explanatory mixed-methods study was to identify and describe self-sabotaging behaviors experienced by female superintendents and to explore the impact these behaviors had on their career development. A secondary purpose of this study was to identify strategies employed by female superintendents to overcome self-sabotaging behaviors.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

Even though the percentage of women superintendents has nearly doubled during the 1990s--from 6.6 percent to 13.2 percent--the vast majority of superintendents (87 percent) are male. A significant amount of attention has been focused recently on the role of women in the superintendency and principalship.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

THE CAREER PATH OF THE FEMALE SUPERINTENDENT: WHY SHE LEAVES A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Virginia Commonwealth University. by Kerry Kathleen Robinson B.A., Michigan State University, 1992 M.A., Kean University, 1997 Director: Charol Shakeshaft, Ph.D.

The Lived Experiences of Female Superintendents in Alabama.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

ProQuest LLC, D.Ed. Dissertation, University of Minnesota Six African American female superintendents who had served as superintendents in at least 2 school districts were interviewed to understand ways in which they responded to barriers and adversity in their roles, with a particular emphasis on issues related to sexism and racism.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study was to describe the experiences of African American women superintendents in North Carolina. The theory guiding this study was Collins’ black feminist thought, as it clarifies and calls attention to the analysis of ideas and experiences specific to African American women, which relates to African American women superintendents in.

Dissertations On Female Superintendents

The number of female superintendents in Wisconsin public schools remains disproportionately low compared to males. With research supporting a connection between female leaders and transformational leadership, the question as to why more females do not enter the realm of leadership and how they see themselves as leaders remains unanswered.