NC State's Northeast Leadership Academy
Project Director Job Description
Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) is an innovative school leader preparation model designed to develop 21st Century school leaders for rural, high-need schools in North Carolina. NELA was initially funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and North Carolina s Department of Public Instruction. Subsequently, funding of more than $7 million has been secured as a part of North Carolina s Race to the Top award by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Project Director North East Leadership Academy will be responsible for the following:
· Provide leadership and overall management for NELA.
· Recruit and supervise project coaches, mentors, graduate students, and consultants.
· Serve as primary liaison to school personnel in participating school districts including school principals, superintendents, and district central office staff.
· Develop and manage contracts for consultants and contracted services.
· Develop and submit schedules with NCSU Distance Education office and secure offsite teaching facilities.
· Work with the College of Education and Friday Institute business offices on fiscal management of the project budget.
· Manage the production of reports for the RttT evaluation study.
· Produce project reports and manage staff in developing presentations and publications arising from the project.
· A Master's degree in education or a closely related field.
· At least 3 years of experience in a K-12 educational setting.
· Demonstrated experience to supervise personnel, and to manage complex projects working directly in school settings.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
· A doctorate in Educational Leadership or closely related field is strongly preferred.
· School administration experience is strongly preferred.
· Proven ability to effectively communicate with varied audiences, specifically including education practitioners, policy makers, and researchers.
· Strong organizational, presentation, and writing skills.
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Position number: 102090
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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION
The Bowdoin College Department of Education invites applications for a one-year, full-time Assistant Professor position beginning in fall 2011. A strong commitment to teaching and demonstrated scholarly engagement are expected. The teaching load will be four courses a year. Teaching responsibilities include courses in both educational studies and a secondary school teacher certification program. K-12 teaching experience preferred. Fields of specialization might include: adolescence in schools, comparative education, curriculum and instruction, educational policy, multicultural education, or urban education. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered.
Bowdoin College is accepting only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and the names of three references who have agreed provide letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin March 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 29% students of color, 3% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. Please visit http://www.bowdoin.edu for further information.
AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
Draft for Review by Members
Draft for Review by AERA Council
Article I. Name
The name of the organization is AERA Division L Educational Policy and Politics
Article II. Affiliation
Division L is a division of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and, as such, members of Division L pay annual dues to AERA and participate as active members of AERA.
Article III. Governing Authority
Division L is governed by the Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation of AERA. Division L s Bylaws shall not conflict with the Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation of AERA or policies adopted by the AERA Council.
Article IV. Purpose
The purpose of Division L is:
1. To provide a national forum for the dissemination and discussion of research that advances understanding of how established policy effects educational organizations, the students and educators they serve and the societies in which they exist, and how policy is formulated, enacted and implemented
2. To provide mentoring and networking opportunities for students and junior faculty entering the policy field.
Article V. Membership
Section 1. Membership Eligibility
AERA members may select membership in Division L provided they are current members of AERA.
Section 2. Membership Dues
Each member shall pay annual membership dues in accordance with the Bylaws, policies, and practice of AERA.
Article VI. Officers
The elected officers of Division L are the Vice President and Secretary. Only voting members of AERA and Division L may hold elective offices.
Section 1: Terms of Office
Section 2: Appointment of Replacement
Section 3: Officer Duties
The Secretary shall:
Article VII. Nominations and Elections
Nominations for Vice President and Secretary shall be solicited from the voting members of the division by the Nominating Committee. The names of at least two nominees who have given their consent in writing must appear on the ballot for any divisional office. Other nominations for any office can be made in accordance with AERA Bylaws (Article VII Section 2). The elections of the Vice President and Secretary shall be conducted by AERA in keeping with the procedures adopted for the election of AERA officers (Article VII).
Article VIII. Committees
Most committees will function with a chair and volunteer members. All committee members must be AERA and Division L members in good standing. The terms of membership for all standing committees shall be for three years with staggered terms and shall begin the day following the Association Annual Meeting. Each year the Vice President shall solicit volunteers for service on the various committees using e-mail, division listserv, division newsletters, the annual business meeting, and other means of communications. The Vice President shall attempt to get broad representation based on gender, race, profession, and length of time in the profession. All committees shall submit an annual report to the membership.
Division L has the following standing committees:
Section 3: Affirmative Action Committee
Membership: A Chair will be appointed by the Vice President in consultation with the Executive Committee. The Vice President and the Program Chair will select members of the Program Committee, except that one member will be a representative of the Affirmative Action Committee.
Section 5: Mentoring Committee
Section 6: Awards Committees
a. Functions: Division L confers AERA-sanctioned awards to recognize outstanding research and related contributions of interest to Division L. Award Committees develop mechanisms for identifying and reviewing potential recipients, including, soliciting nominations from the membership. In addition, Award Committees review nominations and select award recipient.
Section 7: Graduate Student Committee
Section 9: Removal of Committee Members
A motion from the Division L Executive Committee to remove any committee member for cause or for nonperformance of duties shall be circulated in writing to all Executive Committee members thirty days prior to a vote on removal. During this thirty-day period, the committee member in question has the right to respond in writing to the removal motion. A confidential ballot of the Executive Committee members shall be taken and can be conducted by mail or e-mail and handled by a duly authorized agent appointed by the Executive Committee. If the committee member in question is an Executive Committee member, he or she shall recuse himself or herself from the discussion and shall not vote on the motion for removal from the committee. A motion to remove a committee member from a committee shall require a two-thirds majority of the Executive Committee voting for approval. Upon removal of a committee member from the committee, the Vice President shall appoint a replacement member to serve the remaining term of the removed committee member.
Article IX. Division Meetings
The Vice President shall have authority to set the time and place of all meetings of Division L in consultation with the AERA Central Office where applicable.
Except for sufficient reason, there shall be an Annual Meeting of the AERA each year. One session shall be arranged at this meeting for the Division L Annual Business Meeting. The Division L Annual Business Meeting will be a forum for reports of committee activities and discussion of Division L affairs, including a report on Division L financial activities. Any Division L Awards will be presented at the Annual Business Meeting. During the Division L Annual Business Meeting, members of the Executive Committee shall report to the membership. Special recognitions may be presented. Members in attendance shall be considered a quorum.
Announcement of time and place of any business meeting of Division L shall be made as far ahead as is reasonably possible. In any case, notice shall be sent to voting members at least three weeks in advance. The time and location of the Annual Business Meeting shall be listed in the AERA Annual Meeting program and in the Division newsletter, and all Division L members and those interested in becoming members shall be invited to attend. Division L program activities will be listed in the AERA Annual Meeting Program and on the Division L website in a format that can be searched, downloaded, and printed prior to the AERA Annual Meeting. The Vice President and Secretary shall also announce the AERA Annual Meeting and the Division L program through additional avenues such as the Division listserv and newsletter.
In all cases to which they apply and do not conflict with the provisions of these Bylaws, Robert s Rules of Order (current edition) shall govern business meetings of Division L.
Items of Division L business requiring the vote of the voting members shall be transacted by e-mail or other means, and must originate from the Vice President or the AERA Council in accordance with Division L Bylaws and in accordance with the AERA Bylaws. It shall also be in order for any member to introduce an item for discussion and consideration at the next business meeting of Division L. A majority vote of members present at the meeting shall be sufficient for submission of an action to the e-mail or other means vote of the entire membership.
A summary of actions taken by the membership shall be included in the Annual Report by the Vice President.
Article X. Finances
Section 1. Dues, Fees, and Assessments
Dues and special assessments for Division L membership shall be governed by AERA Bylaws.
Section 2. Budget
Division L shall receive an annual budget established by the AERA Council that shall govern Division expenditures and be administered under the authority of the AERA Executive Director. The Vice President shall furnish the membership with a report of the approved budget and expenditures on no less than an annual basis.
Section 3. Financial Management and Control
Article XI. Amendments and Revisions
Amendments to or other changes in these Bylaws may be initiated in either of the following ways:
FACULTY POSITION IN EDUCATIONAL STUDIES: LEADERSHIP OF INSTRUCTION
School of Education, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA
The University of Michigan School of Education seeks to appoint a tenure-track faculty member (open rank) in educational leadership, with an emphasis on the leadership of instruction. We are looking for an exceptional individual to participate actively in our effort to improve teaching and research on educational leadership. Research on educational leadership has focused increasingly on the organization of educational settings and the management of instruction. It has broadened the conception of the roles that leaders occupy to include teachers and lead teachers, curriculum managers, among others. Research also has focused more and more on organizations other than local educational authorities (LEAs), including charter management organizations (CMOs), comprehensive school reform designs (CSRDs), and charter networks like KIPP, Aspire, and Achievement First, among others. We seek a scholar whose research deals with how educational organizations and professionals organize to improve teaching and learning.
This scholar will join the members of the Educational Studies faculty and work with faculty in administration, foundations, and policy, but also with faculty, students, and staff in teacher education. We seek a colleague to help to devise research and instructional programs that are oriented to the improvement of instruction in a society that is increasingly diverse and whose schools are not equitably provided with educational resources.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will teach graduate (and possibly, at times, undergraduate) courses, advise and work with students, and collaborate with other faculty doctoral program and the Policy and Leadership master s program. Building a research program on leadership of instruction is expected, as is raising external funds to support such research.
We seek a colleague who studies educational leadership as it relates to teaching and learning, and who focuses on leadership practice in relation to classroom work. We understand leadership broadly, to include everything from the design and operation of large-scale school improvement programs to the work of individual lead teachers or school heads. We see this position as one that centers on the organization and management of educational settings and the management of instruction that aims at high quality teaching and learning. We aim to recruit an individual who finds instructional leadership compelling both in research and in practice, and who seeks to contribute to knowledge about the professional preparation and continued learning of leaders.
The successful candidate will have:
The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in educational leadership, policy, organization studies, or a related area.
Nominations and applications will be reviewed beginning January 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. We seek to make an appointment effective September, 2011.
Candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, two scholarly publications or other evidence of relevant accomplishment, and the names of five professional references (we will solicit letters when appropriate). We prefer materials to be submitted electronically to Edleadershipsearch@umich.edu with the phrase Educational Leadership Search in the subject line. If necessary, hard copy may be sent to:
Educational Leadership Search Committee
c/o Ms. Terrie Priebe
Department of Educational Studies
University of Michigan
School of Education
610 East University, Suite 4218
Florida State University College of Education
Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, beginning in the fall of 2011. The Department is a unit of the College of Education, which offers undergraduate and
graduate degree programs in 27 fields of study. The Florida State University is a comprehensive research university located in Tallahassee, the state s capital city. The program in Educational Leadership and Policy has established a national and international reputation for cutting edge research in the areas of educational leadership, policy, and international development education as well as the preparation of innovative new leaders for all levels of K-20 education. This setting, along with Florida s leadership in educational reform and high-quality data, presents unique research opportunities. We seek a colleague who can contribute to our shared vision of becoming one of the top-tier educational leadership and policy programs in the country. The ideal candidate will possess a focused research agenda that includes an interest in the development of educational leaders, the ability to sustain a program of scholarly activity and a commitment to pursue external research funding. This candidate will also have demonstrated experience in educational settings and potential for effective teaching and research at the graduate level. For further information about the Department, visit fsu.edu/~elps/.
The candidate hired for the position will develop and undertake a significant research agenda and teach and advise students in our master s programs and doctoral programs in Educational Leadership and Policy that include specializations in educational leadership/administration, education policy and evaluation, sociocultural and international development education, and social, historical, and philosophical foundations of education.
Individuals should have an earned doctorate in a relevant academic discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialty in educational leadership/administration in domestic and/ or international settings. Experience providing leadership in K-12 schools and a commitment to professional development and service to the profession is desirable.
This is a nine-month, tenure earning position at the assistant or associate professor rank, with possible summer employment. The anticipated start date for this position is August 9, 2011.
Salary is negotiable.
How to apply:
If qualified and interested in this position, apply to Florida State University at jobs.fsu.edu. In addition to the online application, candidates should submit an application package that includes a letter of application documenting interest and qualifications, current vita, and the contact information for three references to: Stacey Rutledge, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, College of Education, The Florida State University, 1209 Stone Building, 1114 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4452.
Review of applications will begin January 7. Candidates being considered for interviews will be asked to provide writing sample(s) in the form of published articles or manuscripts under preparation for publication, a copy of transcripts, and three letters of reference.
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