Publications On Program Evaluation and Improvement

Baker, B., Orr, M. T. & Young, M. D. (forthcoming). Academic drift, institutional production, and professional distribution of graduate degrees in educational administration. Educational Administration Quarterly.

Barbour, J. D. (2006, Spring).  Non-university based preparation programs:  A taskforce summary of alternatives and a research agenda for further study. Teaching in Educational Administration Newsletter, 14(1), 7-8.

Barbour, J.D.  (2006).  Non-university-based principal preparation programs:
Analysis and discussion of findings.
  18 pages.  Manuscript submitted for 
publication.

Browne-Ferrigno, T., Lad, K., Shoho, A., & Gulek, J. C. (revision in progress).Admission to university-based preparation programs: Faculty assessments of best practices. Manuscript to be resubmitted for publication.

Browne-Ferrigno, T., & Shoho, A. (2004). Careful selection of aspiring principals: An exploratory analysis of leadership preparation program admission practices. In C. S. Carr & C. L. Fulmer (Eds.), Educational leadership: Knowing the way, showing the way, going the way (pp. 172-189). Twelfth Annual Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Education.

Orr, M. T. & Barber, M. (forthcoming). Collaborative Leadership Preparation: A  comparative study of innovative programs and practices. Journal of School Leadership.

Orr, M. T. (2006, April). Research on leadership educational as a reform strategy.  Journal of research on leadership education, 1 (1).

Orr, M. T. (2006, March). Mapping leadership preparation innovation in our nation’s schools of education.Phi Delta Kappan, 87 (7) 492-499

Orr, M. T., Doolittle, G., Kottkamp, R., Osterman, K., & Silverberg, R. (2004). What are we learning from the ELCC/NCATE required program evaluations? Findings from real-time action research at the UCEA convention. UCEA Review.

Roberts, B. (2006, Spring).  Mapping the terrain” of school leader preparation.  Teaching in Educational Administration Newsletter, 14(1), 5-6.

 

Selected Paper Presentations on Preparation Program Evaluation and Improvement

Barbour, J. D. (2005, November). (2006).  Non-university-based principal preparation programs: Analysis and discussion of findings. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Nashville, TN.  In D. C. Thompson and F. E. Crampton ,(Eds.), Proceedings of the 2005 annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration. Available at  (UCEA), Convention.  November 10-13, 2005. Nashville, TN.  Kansas City, MO:UCEA. http://coe.ksu.edu/ucea/2005/BarbourUCEA2005.pdf.

Black, W. R., Friend, J., Waddle, J., & Watson, R. (2006, August). Looking in the mirror to improve practice: A progress report on Indiana’s statewide study of building-level leadership preparation program. D. (2005).  Non-university-based principal preparation programs:  Analysis and discussion of findings. Paper draft presented at the University Council for Educational Administration, Convention, Nashville, TN Nov. 10-13.

Black, W. R., Friend, J., Waddle, J., & Watson, R. (2006, August). Looking in the mirror to improve practice: A progress report on Indiana’s statewide study of building-level leadership preparation program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, Lexington, KY.

Black, W. R., Friend, J., Waddle, J., & Watson, R. (2006, November). Indiana Leadership Preparation Study. Looking in the mirror to improve practice: Discussing statewide leadership preparation studies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, San Antonio, TX.

Browne-Ferrigno, T., Doolittle, G., Orr, M. T., & Smith, L (2006, April). The roots of leadership: Exemplary principal study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Browne-Ferrigno, T., & Shoho, A. (2003, April). Do admission processes in administrator preparation programs assure students with potential to become effective principals? Paper presented at the annual meeting for the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Browne-Ferrigno, T., & Shoho, A. (2002, November). An exploratory analysis of leadership preparation selection criteria. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Pittsburgh, PA. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED472145)

Lad, K., Browne-Ferrigno, T., & Shoho, A. (2005, November). Leadership preparation admission criteria: Examining the spectrum from open enrollment to elite selection. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Nashville, TN.

Lad, K., Browne-Ferrigno, T., & Gulek, J. C. (2005, April). Leadership preparation admission criteria: Examining the spectrum from open enrollment to elite selection. Roundtable discussion at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

LeTendre, B. G., & Roberts, B. (2005, November).  A national view of certification of school principals: Current and future trends. Paper draft presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Convention, Nashville, TN.  Nov. 10-13.

Norgaard, G. & Bryant, M. (2005, November).  Principal certification practices in New England and the Northern Great Plains.  Paper draft presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Convention, Nashville, TN.  Nov. 10-13.

Orr, M. T., & Barber, M. (2004, November). Collaborative leadership preparation: A comparative study of innovative programs and practicesPresentation at the annual meeting of the University Council of Educational Administration, Kansas City, MO.

Orr, M. T., Barber, M., Barnett, B., Browne-Ferrigno, T., Glasman, N., Wilmore, E., Kottkamp, R., Bryant, M., & O’Neill, K. (2004, November). Opening the black box on our theories of leadership preparation. Interactive session at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Kansas City, MO.

Orr, M. T., & Kottkamp, R. (2004, November). Evaluating leadership preparation programs: Intermediary investigations into exemplary programs and initiatives. Symposium organized for the annual meeting of the University Council of Educational Administration, Kansas City, MO.

Orr, M. T. (2004, April). Learning advanced leadership: —Evaluation findings on a leadership development program for new superintendents. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Orr, M. T., Silverberg, R. & B. LeTendre (2006, April). Comparing leadership development from pipeline to preparation to advancement: A study of multiple institutions’ leadership preparation programs. Paper presented at the 2006 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2006.

Pounder, D.G. & Hafner, M. (2006). Utah Leader Preparation Study: Preliminary Report of Stage 1 Research.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Pounder, D.G. & Hafner, M. (2006).  Utah leadership preparation: Initial findings of a longitudinal study. Paper presented at the University Council for Educational Administration Conference, San Antonio, TX. 

Smith, L, Orr, M. T., Doolittle, G., & Browne-Ferrigno, T. (2005, November).Exploring the roots of leadership: The exemplary principal study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, Nashville, TN.