A profile analysis of women in central office positions in North Carolina public schools (1989)

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Josiane Therese Lackey-Laumann (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Harold R. Snyder

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the status, personal and professional background, future plans, and career strategies of the women who were employed in the central administrative offices of North Carolina public schools. Questionnaires were mailed to 478 women who were listed in the Education Directory, 1988-89. A total of 335 usable responses were returned and tabulated. Positions held by the women respondents included those of superintendents, assistant and associate superintendents, directors of instruction, supervisors, directors of special projects, and coordinators with various titles. A majority of the women (72.9%) had been employed in their present position for 5 years or less. Approximately 70% of the women were over 40 years of age; most of the women (73.4%) were married. A majority of the respondents (78.1%) had at least one child. The women received salaries ranging from $20,000 to more than $50,000. The women indicated that they assumed responsibilities primarily in the areas of personnel evaluation, staff development, materials/equipment, and financial reports.

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Language: English
Date: 1990
Women school administrators $z North Carolina
Public schools $z North Carolina $x Administration
School management and organization $z North Carolina

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