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Killacky, Jim

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Still Missing in Action: The Perceptions of African American Women About the Barriers and Challenges in Ascending to the Superintendency in North Carolina Public Schools 2010 1675 In North Carolina, women represent the largest number of teachers and a large percentage of building and district level administrators, but remain underrepresented in the superintendent position. The African American female’s presence in the top admi...
The North Carolina Community College System Critical Success Factor 1 and the Association with Leadership Styles Practiced by North Carolina Community College Presidents 2010 1590 This study examined the association between the North Carolina Community College System’s Critical Success Factors - Factor 1: Core Indicators of Student Success, and the practiced leadership styles of North Carolina community college presidents. The...
An Examination and Analysis of Middle School Transition Plans: A Study of Local Education Agencies and Middle Schools in North Carolina 2011 923 This study explored if North Carolina school systems had a research based, targeted, formalized, written transitional plan for students traveling from elementary to middle school. All 115 LEAs were initially scanned to discover if such district wide...
Perceptions of Displaced Manufacturing Workers about Their Transition to Successful Re-Employment Through a Community College Education Experience: Six Stories of Success 2011 681 The significant economic shift of the past ten years within the United States has forced thousands of long-time manufacturing workers to change careers. Within this life transition process, dislocated workers have chosen to attend community colleges...
A Phenomenological Study of High School Biology Teachers’ Perceptions of the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards in an Era of High-Stakes Testing 2011 990 This qualitative study investigated four career status, four initially licensed, and four lateral entry high school Biology teachers’ perceptions of the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards’ (NCPTS) usefulness in preparing them to be exempl...
The Beliefs of K-12 Public School Principals About Disabilities and How Those Beliefs Inform Their Leadership of Students With Disabilities 2012 606 The leadership of the school principal is an integral part of a successful school. A principal’s leadership goes beyond hiring teachers, managing building, and balancing budgets. The leadership of principals involves their work with instruction and...
First-Generation College Students and Academic Advising: Words of Wisdom from Academic Advisors 2012 1817 Prior research has demonstrated unequivocally that first-generation college students do not enroll, persist or graduate from four-year institutions at comparable rates as students from more educated families. With almost half (47%) of all students in...
Spirituality as a Component of Transformational Leadership Among Selected North Carolina Community College Presidents 2012 991 This study examined the relationship between spirituality and transformational leadership among North Carolina community college presidents. The qualitative study was set within an interpretive approach, as the researcher was the primary instrument ...
Internationalization in Community Colleges: Perceptions Regarding the Role of a State Consortium 2012 614 Community colleges currently serve almost half of the undergraduate students in the United States and in an effort to prepare students for interactions in an increasingly globalized world many offer international education experiences. A review of ...
The Relationships of Selected Curriculum Program Areas on Credential Attainment of African American Males Enrolled in the North Carolina Community College System 2012 170 This study explores the differences in credential attainment for African American male students enrolled in selected programs of study in the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS). In addition, this study describes the relationship between ...
The Start Point: A Grounded Theory Study of Aspirations and Needs of TRIO Students at the Point of Entry into a Postsecondary Enrollment or Postsecondary Attainment Program 2013 455 Since 1965, federally-funded TRIO programs in the United States have served disadvantaged students to promote their postsecondary enrollment and postsecondary degree attainment. The purpose of this study was to examine the aspirations and needs of 9...