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Stephen Gordon, Ed.D.

Steven Gordon
Program:
Educational Administration
Area of Focus/Research
Instructional Supervision, Professional Development, School Improvement
E-mail:
sg07@txstate.edu

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(512) 245-2441
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Education

Ed.D., Supervision, University of Georgia
M.E., Educational Leadership, Wright State University
B.S.E., Social Studies, Bowling Green State University

Responsibilities

Professor of Educational Administration
Co-director, National Center for School Improvement

Selected Publications

SuperVision SuperVision (Basic) Professional Development for School Improvement Beginning Teachers Succeed

Books

Glickman, C.D., Gordon, S.P., & Ross-Gordon, J.M. (2005). The Basic Guide to SuperVision and Instructional leadership. Boston: Allyn &Bacon.

Gordon, S.P. (2004). Professional Development for School Improvement: Empowering Learning Communities. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Glickman, C.D., Gordon, S.P., & Ross-Gordon, J.M. (2004). SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach. 6th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Glickman, C.D., Gordon, S.P., & Ross-Gordon, J.M. (2001). SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach. 5th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. (496 pages).

Gordon, S.P., & Maxey, S. (2000). How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed. 2nd ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Glickman, C.D., Gordon S.P., and Ross-Gordon, J.M. (1998). Instructional Supervision: A Developmental Approach, 4th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Glickman, C.D., Gordon S.P., and Ross-Gordon, J.M. (1995). Instructional Supervision: A Developmental Approach, 3rd ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

*Gordon, S.P. (1992). How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
     * Also published as Gordon, S.P. (2000/2001) Como adudar os professors principiantes a ter sucesso. Lisboa Portugal: Cadernos de CRIAP.

Gordon, S.P. (1990). Assisting the Entry-Year Teacher: A Leadership Resource. Columbus: Ohio Department of Education.

Chapters in Books

Gordon, S.P., & Butters, J. (2002). Needs assessment for beginning teacher assistance programs. In J. Rhoton, (Ed.). Science teacher retention and renewal (pp. 45-57). National Science Teachers Association and National Science Leadership Association.

Gordon, S.P., & Nicely, R.F. (1998). Supervision and Staff Development, in G.R. Firth & E.F. Pajak (Eds), Handbook of Research on School Supervision (pp.801-841). New York: Macmillan.

Gordon, S.P., & Glanz, J. (1996). “Has the field of supervision evolved to a point that it should be called something else?” in J. Glanz & R.F. Neville (EDs.), Educational supervision: Perspectives, issues, and controversies. (pp. 1133-133). Norwood, MA: Christopher Gordon Publishers.

Articles

Reese, M., Gordon, S.P., & Price, L.R. (2004). Teachers’ perceptions of high-stakes testing. Journal of School Leadership, 14,464-496. (refereed).

Gordon, S.P. (2003). An interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Education: Developing cultural leaders by mirroring collegial cultures. Journal of Thought, 38(4),23-36. (refereed).

Mullen, C.A., Gordon, S.P., Greenlee, B., & Anderson, R.H. (2002). Capacities for school leadership: Emerging trends in the literature. International Journal of Educational Reform 11 (2), 158-198. (Refereed).

**Gordon, S.P. (2001). The good school. Florida Journal of Educational Leadership 1 (2), 13-15 (Refereed).
     ** Reprinted in Impact on Instructional Improvement, 31 (1), 2001, 33-37.

Keedy, J.L, Winter, P.A., Gordon, S.P., & Newton, R.M. (2001). An assessment of school councils, collegial groups, and professional development as teacher empowerment strategies. Journal of In-Service Education, 27 (1), 29-46. (Refereed).

Gordon, S.P. (1999). Ready? How effective schools know it’s time to take the plunge. Journal of Staff Development, 20 (1), 48-53 (Refereed).

Gordon, S.P., & Reese, M.A. (1997). High Stakes Testing: Worth the Price? Journal of School Leadership, 7(4), 345-368. (Refereed).

Gordon, S.P., Nolan, J. & Forlenza, V. (1995). Peer Coaching: A Cross-Site Comparison. Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education, 9(1), 69-92. (Refereed).

Bradley, L., & Gordon, S.P. (1994). Comparing the Ideal to the Real in State-Mandated Teacher Induction Programs. Journal of Staff Development, 15 (3), 44-48. (Refereed).

Gordon, S.P. (1992). Paradigms, Transitions, and the New Supervision. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 8(1), 62-76. (Refereed).

Gordon, S.P. (1991). Lead Teacher Programs: The Need for Structure and Flexibility. Pennsylvania Educational Leadership, 11(1), 36-40. (Refereed).

Gordon, S.P. (1991). Participatory Supervision: Wave of the Future or Oxymoron? Education, 111(4), 501-509. (Non-refereed).

Gordon, S.P. (1990). Developmental Supervision: An Exploratory Study of a Promising Model. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 5(4), 293-307. (Refereed).

Glickman, C.D., & Gordon, S.P. (1987). Clarifying Developmental Supervision. Educational Leadership, 44(8), 64-68. (Non-refereed).

Gordon, S.P., & Glickman, C.D. (1984). Applying Developmental Supervision: Tactical and Strategic Dimensions. Thresholds in Education, 10(2), 24-26. (Refereed).

Videos and Facilitator’s Guide

S. Gordon, lead consultant with B. Davis, M. McGhee, & V. Resta for the video series Improving Instruction through Observation and Feedback (2002). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

S. Gordon, J. Butters, J. Ciccarelli, & S. Maxey (2002). Facilitator’s Guide: Improving Instruction Through Observation and Feedback. Alexandria, VA, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Juried Research Papers Presented at National Meetings

Allen, A., Fillion, S., Butters, J., Gordon, S.P., & Bentley, J.K.C. (2004, April). Considering national standards for instructional supervision: A review of the literature. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego.

Gordon, S.P. (2003, November). Level of Innovation in Principal Preparation Programs: Comparing UCEA to Non-UCEA Institutions. Paper presented at the annual convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, Portland, Oregon.

Gordon, S.P. (2003, August). Comparing NCPEA members’ principal preparation programs to calls for reform in recent literature. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, Sedona, Arizona.

Gordon, S.P. (2003, August). From educational administration to school improvement, and beyond: A new Ph.D. for a new paradigm in educational leadership. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Council or Professors of Educational Administration, Sedona, Arizona.

Butters, J., Gordon, S.P., Pankonien, L., Ross-Gordon, J.M., & Slater, C. (2003, April). An innovative interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Education: Multiple perspectives on learning environments. Paper for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Glickman, C.D., Gordon, S.P., Holland, P., Staratt, R.J., & Zepeda, S. (2003, April). Supervision as a moral endeavor. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Mullen, C. A., Gordon, S. P., Greenlee, B. J., & Anderson, R. H. (2002, November). Capacities Needed for School Leadership, Emerging Trends. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, Pittsburgh.

Gordon, S.P. (2002, April). Action research: Function of Supervision, Vehicle for Teacher Empowerment. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Gordon, S.P. (2001, November). School Administrators, action research, and learning communities. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Cincinnati, OH.

Gordon, S.P. (2000, November). Professional development for teacher and school renewal: Alternate pathways, common characteristics. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, Albuquerque.

Keedy, J., Winter, P., Gordon, S.P., & Newton, R.M. (2000, April). School councils, collegial groups, and professional development as teacher empowerment strategies: Assessing the evidence for instructional capacity building. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

Reese, M., & Gordon, S.P. (1999, October). Using the Test for School Reform: A Contradiction in Terms. Annual Convention of The University Council of Educational Administration, Minneapolis.

Gordon, S.P. (1997, March). The Good, the Bad, and the Ordinary: Examining More and Less Effective Staff Development Programs. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Reese, M. & Gordon, S.P. (1996, March). The High Stakes Test: Measure or Object of Teaching and Learning? Final Report. Annual Meeting of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, Corpus Christi.

Gordon, S.P., & Reese, M. (1995, October). The High-Stakes Test: Measure or Object of Teaching and Learning. A Preliminary Report. Annual Convention of the University Council for Educational Administration. Salt Lake City.

Gordon, S.P. & Brobeck, S. (1995, April). Supervisor Reflection on Clinical Supervision: A New Version of the Post conference Analysis. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Gordon, S.P. (1993, October). The Instructional Leadership Triad: University Professors, School Administrators, and Teacher Leaders. Annual Convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, Houston.

Gordon, S.P. (1993, April). Leadership Cadre, Phase II: Teachers as Leaders and Learners. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Atlanta.

Gordon, S.P., Badiali, B., & Nolan, J. (1992, April). Leadership Cadre, Phase I: Preparing Teacher Leaders. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Gordon, S.P., Nolan, J. & Forlenza, V. (1992, April). PeerCoaching: Multiple Sites, Variations, and Outcomes. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

Gordon, S.P. & Badiali, B. (1991, April). Supervision of Staff Development: Comparing the Literature to Reality. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research, Association, Chicago.

Gordon, S.P., & Badiali, B. (1991, December). Staff Development: Describing the Gap Between Current Practice and Future Needs. Annual Meeting of the National Staff Development Council, St. Louis. Note: this paper is different version of the paper presented at AERA, Chicago, April, 1991. (preceding citation).

Gordon, S.P., Nolan, J., & Forlenza, V. (1991, April). Peer Coaching: A Multi-district Study. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.

Gordon, S.P. (1990, April). Teacher-Directed Peer Supervision: Participants’ Reactions and Suggestions. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Boston.

Gordon, S.P. (1990, March). The Theory of Developmental Supervision: An Investigation of the Critical Aspects (Outstanding Dissertation Presentation). Annual Meeting of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, San Antonio.

Gordon, S.P. (1989, April). Developmental Supervision: Supervisor Flexibility and the Post Observation Conference. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.