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AASA Resources on Gender in Leadership

AASA offers the following compilation of articles, books, monographs, electronic materials and conferences addressing issues of women in education leadership.


Web Resources

•  Monographs, PowerPoints and discussion papers from the Second International Women’s Leadership Conference, Sept. 14-18, 2009, in Augsburg, Germany, will be available at www.gza.uni-augsburg.de/gender_education.

•  Monographs from AASA’s Women’s Conferences in 2003, 2004 and 2005 are available at http://tinyurl.com/mroqkz.

Succeeding as a Female Superintendent


Books/Articles

•  Moving Up!: A Guidebook for Women in Educational AdministrationSecond Edition by Judith Thompson Witmer, Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., 2006, 408 pp. including appendix and references. 

•  Succeeding as a Female Superintendent: How to Get There and Stay There by Suzanne L. Gilmour and Mary P. Kinsella, Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., 2009, 167 pp. including appendix and references.

Women in the Superintendency: Discarded Leadership by Joyce A. Dana and Diana M. Bourisaw, Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., 2006, 238 pp.

Women Leading School Systems: Uncommon Roads to Fulfillment by C. Cryss Brunner and Margaret Grogan, Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., 2007, 167 pp. including appendix and references.

Women Leading Education Across the Continents: Sharing the Spirit, Fanning the Flame edited by Helen C. Sobehart, Rowman & Littlefield Education, Lanham, Md., 2009, 223 pp. including appendix.


Women in the Superintendency

(AASA members receive a 20 percent discount on AASA books co-published with Rowman & Littlefield. Use promotional code AASA20 on the publisher’s website.)

• “Women Leading Systems: What the Latest Facts and Figures Say About Women in the Superintendency Today” by Margaret Grogan and Cryss Brunner, The School Administrator, February 2005.

Conferences
• AASA National Conference on Education, Feb. 11-13, 2010, Phoenix, Ariz. The Effie Jones Memorial Luncheon is an inspirational affair and networking event rolled into one. The luncheon connects aspiring leaders with veterans in the field. To register, log on to www.aasa.org/nce.

• AASA Women’s Conference, December 2010. The AASA website will publish details concerning this conference in the coming months.

— Compiled by Ashley Reed