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Professional Development of School Principals in the Rural Appalachian Region of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2011-03-16)
The purpose of this study was to examine the nature of professional development of principals of schools in the rural Appalachian region of Virginia. The researcher interviewed 13 principals from public elementary, middle, ...
Developmental Networks, Black Feminist Thought, and Black Women Federal Senior Executives: A Case Study Approach
(Virginia Tech, 2011-04-29)
Private and public sector organizations have become increasingly interested in promoting diversity. Due to barriers attributed to race and gender, women and minorities often find it hard to break through the glass ceiling. ...
Worshiping Leadership: Morality, Revolutionary Values, and the Politics of Magnicidio (Assassination) in the Case of Camilo Torres and Fabio Vásquez with the ELN, Colombia 1963-1978
(Virginia Tech, 2011-04-28)
This research explores cult formation and sect-like worship in the Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN), around the figures of both the priest and guerrilla fighter Camilo Torres (1929-1966), and Fabio Vásquez, leader and ...
A Principal's Leadership in the Implementation and Support of Inclusion
(Virginia Tech, 2011-03-21)
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) 2004 requires schools to provide students with disabilities with all the academic opportunities, services, and extracurricular involvement afforded ...
High School Principals' Roles in Teacher Professional Development
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-04)
As the key leader at the school level, the principal plays a central role in the implementation of professional development programs and measurement of the outcomes of these activities (Elmore, 2000). This investigation ...
The Readiness of Middle School Assistant Principals to Become Principals
(Virginia Tech, 2011-06-03)
The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the experiences, educational and job related, that middle school assistant principals have received to prepare, and to become principals. In order to explore and ...