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A comparative analysis of middle level teacher preparation and certification in California A case study examining the career academy model at a large urban public high school A case study of students entering writing courses at College of Sequoias A multi-site case study: The effect of principal leadership on school climate and student achievement in charter schools in Los Angeles, California A needs-assessment for the development of Out-of-School Time program for a middle school A phenomenological investigation of small-business closure in California: An examination of the leadership process A phenomenological study focused on the lived experiences of cable television executives surrounding the phenomenon of candor with their teams A phenomenological study of the work-life balance of Nigerian women in leadership and their vision of Nigerian education A phenomenological study of women in India striving to achieve work-life balance in finance with competing priorities A qualitative program evaluation of a structured leadership mentoring program at a large aerospace corporation A qualitative study into the inner leadership of transformative California school principals A quantitative study of STEM goal and role alignment across stakeholder leaders in California: Advocacy for application of a systems solution approach A study of early childhood education teachers' level of education, compensation, work environment and retention A study of postsecondary competency-based education practices in the context of disruptive innovation theory A study of the emotional quotient of nursing managers compared to the outcome of an employee opinion survey A study of the influence of leadership competencies on a school culture organization A study of the relationship between parental multidimensional health locus of control and childhood obesity among Mexican Americans Academic performance strategies implemented by successful California superintendents in low-performing school districts African American gay male entrepreneurs: A study of enabling and inhibiting factors impacting entrepreneurial success An action research study of Mexican teachers' and administrators' experiences in developing and implementing a service learning program An alternative spring break of leadership and service: Interpreting the servant leadership, motivations, and service participation of millennials who participated in Project LEAD between the years 2008--2010 An analysis of the relationship between the perceived leadership styles of educational leaders and the job satisfaction of faculty members who serve under them within community colleges An effective model of developing teacher leaders in STEM education An enquiry into California school district superintendents: Their role in creating, promoting and sustaining a digital-age learning culture An examination of succession management in organizations during times of economic crisis An examination of talent management strategies for a large investor-owned utility company: Facing the market pressures of the 21 st century An examination of the issues impacting athletic directors at NCAA Division I football bowl series non-automatic qualifying institutions An exploratory study of teachers' perceptions of a discontinued direct instruction program Analysis of two urban middle schools: Factors affecting student achievement Applying trait and skills leadership approaches to determine leadership style of Shirin Ebadi, human rights activist and Nobel Peace laureate Armenian American leadership in Glendale, California, USA Authentic leadership: Demonstration of authentic leader behavior from the perspective of high school wrestling coaches in successful wrestling programs BTSA program directors' perceptions on the relationship between components of mentor assessment and effectiveness Baldrige system reform in New Mexico: A grounded theory study of elementary school principals' implementation of the Strengthening Quality in Schools (SQS) initiative Best Leadership Practices for Retaining Direct Care Staff in Residential Treatment Centers Best practices of affinity groups in independent schools Best storytelling practices in education Beyond bullying: A holistic exploration of the organizational toxicity phenomenon Bring your own device (BYOD) programs in the classroom: Teacher use, equity, and learning tools. Career Technical Education instructors' perceptions of adult students' academic ability in Career Technical Education classes Career advancement, career enhancement, and personal growth of Pepperdine University's Educational Leadership Academy graduate program alumni Case studies of the School-Wide Positive Behavior Support approach Changing the world through servant leadership Citizen journalism and digital voices: Instituting a collaborative process between global youth, technology and media for positive social change Colin Powell: An African American military and political leader who transcended the racial barriers of America Community opinion and satisfaction with the leadership at an urban community educational learning center during an organizational transformation process: A frontline perspective from community stakeholders Creating the organizational conditions that enable and support a shared approach to leading school change Current practices for teacher leadership development within Christian schools Determining the dominant learning style of millennial students enrolled in online business courses to help instructors apply the appropriate teaching methodology in online courses Effects of improvisation techniques in leadership development Emerging perceptions and perspectives of Filipino American middle school students Essential entrepreneurial and innovation practices of executive leaders in California education service agencies Examining the perceptions of Gwinnett and Cobb County Georgia principals to determine the strategies needed to improve performance and graduation rates of African-American males in metropolitan U.S. schools Exceeding expectations: Key strategies to increase high school graduation rates Exceptional leadership in exceptional times: Perspectives and ideologies of special education directors in Southern California Exploring leadership styles from a mediator's perspective: A phenomenological study examining four specific organizational leadership styles and their relationship to four mediation styles as summarized by Leonard L. Riskin Exploring the influence of academic technology professionals in higher education Exploring the value of trust between teams of special education teachers and paraprofessionals Factors affecting educator participation in professional development activities through the use of a microblog Factors affecting members' retention in Toastmasters International Factors related to special education teacher job commitment: A study of one large metropolitan school district in Southern California From adversity to leadership: U.S. women who pursued leadership development despite the odds From isolation to collaboration: A new perspective on school leadership Global consciousness: The transformative power of love autoethnography and personal narratives Incentives for part-time faculty to participate in the shared governance process within the institution of California Community Colleges (CCC) Job satisfaction and locus of control in an academic setting Latina university professors, insights into the journeys of those who strive to leadership within academia Leaders' roles in creating and sustaining collective genius Leadership and decision making of successful Iranian American Leadership behavior impact on employee engagement Leadership behavior practice patterns' relationship to employee work engagement in a nonprofit that supports the homeless Leadership development for regional capacity: Effects of the LEAD San Diego program Leading a successful change effort at the school level Leveraging the power of social media to maximize organizational learning and drive performance Making history and overcoming challenges: The career pathways and career advancement experiences of female provosts in the California State University system Massively multiplayer online games as a sandbox for leadership: The relationship between in and out of game leadership behaviors Muslim female leadership New site administrators' perceptions of their role in school community partnerships Organizational Success: How the Presence of Happiness in the Workplace Affects Employee Engagement that Leads to Organizational Success Perceptions of elementary teachers from an urban school district in Southern California regarding their inquiry-based science instructional practices, assessment methods, and professional development Practices that promote parent engagement in an urban elementary school: A phenomenological study of Latino parents of English language learners Principals' perceptions of the skills needed for the administration of nontraditional schools Principals' post-observation feedback and its influence on teacher professional growth at two Southern California Catholic high schools Program, partnership, and resource management: Success principles for churches that have programmatically and financially successful nonprofit organizations Promoting positive performance relationships between law enforcement supervisors and their officers Response to Instruction and Intervention: Teachers' perceptions of the implementation in the Beaumont Unified School District as measured by the Concerns Based Adoption Model Schools of the Future in Hawai`i: Networked learning communities and teaching innovation Site administrators' perceptions of barriers and enablers to parent involvement in urban Title I charter schools Staying the course: Grit, academic success, and non-traditional doctoral students Storytelling strategies for leading change in university prestige Strategic school solutions: A capacity building framework for leaders accelerating 21st century teaching and learning Succession Planning Relating to the Millennial Generation in Private Four-Year Universities Superintendent professional development Sustaining school achievement in California's elementary schools after state monitoring Systems change: A study of Response to Intervention model implementation at two elementary schools in Southern California Teacher Engagement In Grades 4-8 Teacher leadership practices, supports and challenges in implementation of the common core high school math standards The alignment of response to intervention with the Common Core State Standards for English language arts The effects of public school music education programs on leadership in the workplace The leaders of bushido: A study of the leadership practices of black belt martial artists The major supporting mechanisms for successful single working mothers The moderating influence of core self-evaluation, emotional intelligence and extraversion on career success The path to graduation: A model interactive Web site design supporting doctoral students The relationship between attachment theory and transformational leadership in California community college chief executive officers The role of mentoring in the identification and selection of college student unions/activities careers The role that mentors play in women's work life balance Top ten effective community college board trustees self-perceived leadership attributes Transformational leadership practices of African-American ministers at predominantly African American Churches of Christ in Nashville, TN Twenty-one leadership responsibilities and quality management in the context of educational Baldrige systems Uncovering and analyzing potential gaps in teaching graduate programs in leadership by way of online education Uplift: An examination of six African American female educational leaders during the Reconstruction, Segregation and Equal Opportunity eras Using a grounded theory approach: Capturing the history and culture of the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in sponsored secondary schools Walking in the woods: A phenomenological study of online communities of practice and Army mentoring What are the necessary skills to lead an innovation center in Saudi Arabia? What motivates management consulting leaders to collaborate with competitors? Work environment preferences of Los Angeles Generation Y contract managers in the defense and aerospace industry