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Women superintendents in the United States

Kathy Bailey Coatney

Women superintendents in the United States

1981-82 school year

by Kathy Bailey Coatney

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School superintendents -- United States,
  • Women school administrators -- United States

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    Statementby Kathy Coatney
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 120 leaves
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14631697M

    Get this from a library! Succeeding as a female superintendent: how to get there and stay there. [Suzanne Lyness Gilmour; Mary P Kinsella; American Association of School Administrators.] -- "Succeeding as a Female Superintendent provides a comprehensive look at the journey that several female superintendents took in pursuit of the top school leadership position. In schools across the United States, women represent the largest majority of school personnel in positions such as teachers, secretaries, aides, counselors, and custodians. According to the most recent data from the United States Census Bureau (USCB), 82% of elementary and middle school teachers in the United States and 75% of.

    Of sterilizations in the United States, California performed one-third, or 20,, of them, making the Golden State the most aggressive sterilizer in the nation. Ten years ago, I published a book that explores the history of eugenics and sterilization in California, but I was frustrated that my research had yielded so little Author: Zócalo Public Square. The Superintendent of the United States Military Academy is its commanding officer. This position is roughly equivalent to the chancellor or president of an American civilian officer appointed is, by tradition, a graduate of the United States Military Academy, commonly known as "West Point".However, this is not an official requirement for the position.

    Smith, Deidre Joy Seale, "Gender Inequity in the Representation of Women as Superintendents in Mississippi Public Schools: The "No Problem Problem"" (). Dissertations. Gender and Leadership in the United States Gender and School Leadership in the United States Gender and Leadership in Mississippi. "Evolution Of Women's Education In The United States." by Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney () Publication: Elliott, Maud Howe, ed. () Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & .


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Women superintendents in the United States by Kathy Bailey Coatney Download PDF EPUB FB2

NATIONAL FORUM OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION JOURNAL VOL NUMBER 4, 2. Women Superintendents: Challenges, Barriers and Experiences as Senior Level Leaders. LaForrest Lane-Washington, EdD. Cumberland County Schools. Linda Wilson-Jones. "The dearth of national-level research on women superintendants draws attention to the need for further study focused only on women.

We hope that these findings, which give us an indication of how women conceive of the role of superintendent, will prompt others to focus on the question in further large studies. Our assertions in this chapter are grounded in our findings about superintendents Cited by: 2.

The strengths of this book are its focus on preparing for the job of superintendent, getting the job of superintendent and keeping the job once selected. (Paul A. Shaw School Administrator, May ) This book is an insider's view of what it takes for a woman to be successful as a school superintendent.1/5(1).

Introduction. Approximately % of superintendents in the United States were women in (Kowalski, McCord, Petersen, Young, & Ellerson, ; Muñoz, Pankake, Ramalho, Mills, & Simmonsson, ), and this number is an increase over the 13% revealed in (Brunner, Grogan, & Women superintendents in the United States book Pauline M.

Sampson, Gloria Gresham, Stephanie Applewhite, Kerry Roberts. Women Superintendents: Why so Few. The most powerful position in public schools is that of school superintendent, and it is a position dominated by men.

Of school superintendents in the United States, 11, are men and 1, are women (Glass, ). The U. Census Bureau has characterized theFile Size: 58KB. First Female State Superintendent of Public Instruction for Texas (Cottrell, ) Male superintendents lead more school systems in the United States than women although women largely outnumber men as classroom teachers (Grogan and Brunner, ).

Inpercent of the superintendents were female, a percentage that increased to percent. As the superintendency, the "most male-dominated executive position of any profession in the United States " (Glass,p. 8), began to include female leaders, the first superintendent gender literature focused on investigating and telling about the lives of women who had been superintendents.

The median age for female superintendents is 53, two years older than their male counterparts at Despite dramatically outnumbering males in the teaching workforce, it takes women slightly longer to break into leadership, and they often enter the superintendent role with more work experience than men.

In a five-year study of American school superintendents released in by AASA, the School Superintendents Association, it was revealed that just 27 percent of district superintendents are women. Now, school districts, advocacy groups, and education experts are taking a hard look at the gender disparity in education leadership, and looking.

superintendents, representing 51% of the overall population of female superintendents in the 6 southeastern states where the study took place.

The 6 states were chosen because each has approximately the national average of female superintendents. States, 24% were women, an increase from 14% in (Kowalski et al., ). However, based on national trends for the current rate of change, female superintendents will not attain parity with male superintendents for three or more Size: KB.

This paper aims to identify critical constraints as perceived by U.S. and California women superintendents and to determine how these women overcame them. The Survey of Influences on Female Superintendents' Careers (SIFSC) was used in two studies to collect quantitative and qualitative data on women superintendents in the United States and in by: 3.

Female, Minority Superintendents Face Double Inequity. A study of ten urban female superintendents shows that although race and gender have played a role in their careers, strong role models and family support helped them.

Women who become successful school superintendents have mentors and. Answer 1: Women are not in positions that normally lead to the superintendency. Today, approximately 75 percent of elementary classroom teachers are women.

Nearly 75 percent of superintendents did not teach at the elementary level prior to working as a central-office administrator or superintendent. Five Black women superintendents were interviewed and surveyed. These superintendents were chosen from both urban and suburban school districts in the Midwestern United States.

Questionnaires were given to gather data concerning how they attained their superintendency and their experiences as : Gloria Cox. Currently in the United States there is no set number of superintendents.

While the number of school districts is easier to track, school districts without students, county districts containing more than one district, special education districts, juvenile justice districts, and special education service or immediate districts all complicate the count somewhat.

leadership style. Findings indicated that the women superintendents believed good hiring practices and specific qualities of a leader were essential elements of effective leadership. Introduction Since the creation of the public school superintendency in the United States in the mids, few women have held this public leadership position.

MostCited by: 8. In Utah, the number of women in superintendent's offices can be counted on one hand. Schenectady, N.Y., hasn't had a woman in charge in the district's year : Denisa R. Superville. So I was only able to identify eighty-four to ninety women who were superintendents of local school districts out of the estima superintendents in the United States.

I could add very little to this statistic. Size of district, salary, region or state distribution,Author: Jacqueline P. Clement. Essay on Women and Minority Superintendents.

Words 16 Pages. Show More. Students identifying as part of minority groups found the election of Trump as the 45th president of the United States to be a dose of reality. we want women applicants, we want minority applicants," Again we are reminded from the previous statement how the. profession in the United States (Glass et al., ).

The American Association of School Administrators () reported that the number of female superintendents increased from % in to % in Glass () indicated that, of the nation’s 13, superintendents today, 1, are : Mitzi N.

Morillo.The Current Women Superintendents in Texas Reasons for Low Percentage of Women Superintendents position of superintendent requires practiced communication skills, a well developed sense of purpose for the district, and the ability to handle any situation that arises. Historically, men have held the position.

Researchers. The purposes of this study were to determine the career paths of women superintendents in the state of Texas and their school board members' perceptions of their levels of success.

All women currently serving as superintendents of public schools in Texas, as well as all school board members of districts with women serving as superintendents were : Ray Lea.