EDU 8700: Educational Administration

Books in the Main Stacks

Books available to borrow

Children intelligence testing

Classroom management

Competency based education

Critical Issues in Educational Leadership —Series

Curriculum change

Curriculum evaluation

Curriculum planning

Education research & evaluation

Education law and legislation

Education philosophy

Education standards New York State

Education standards United States

Education United States finance

Education United States forecasting

Educational accountability

Educational change

Educational evaluation

Educational innovations

Educational leadership

Educational planning

Educational technology

Elementary school administration

Elementary school principals

Drug use children United States & prevention

Drug use youth United States & prevention

Drugs of abuse U.S.

High school principals

Inclusive education

Interdisciplinary approach in education

Junior high school principals

Language arts correlation with content subjects

Middle school principals

School administration teachers

School administrators

School-based management

School budgets

School districts finance

School facilities planning

School improvement programs

School management and organization

School personnel management

School principals

School support teams

Schools and violence

Secondary schools

Special education

Special education law and legislation

Student participation in curriculum planning

Teacher administrator relationships

Teacher participation in administration

Teacher participation in curriculum planning

Teacher tenure case studies

Teacher turnover

Textbook bias

Women School Principals

Educational Databases

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Catholic schools in the United States: An encyclopedia. (2004). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. A comprehensive resource on Catholic education in the United States. Ref. LC501 .C3483

Concise encyclopedia of special education. (2002). NY: Wiley. Intended for special educators, psychologists, diagnosticians, and others. Covers topics, e.g., child development, cognitive strategies, autism and the history of special education. Ref. LC4007 .E53

Critical thinking and learning: An encyclopedia for parents and teachers. (2004). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. Presents an accessible compendium on critical thinking and an alternative to the top-down impositional models sweeping the nation’s school districts. Ref. LB1509.3 .C735

The cyclopedia of education: A dictionary of information for the use of teachers, school officers, parents, and others. (2003). Bristol, London: Thoemmes. A detailed cyclopedia resource. Ref. LB15 .C93

Deskbook encyclopedia of American school law. (1981-). Rosemount, Minn.: Informational Research Systems. A digest of educational law and legislation in the United States. Ref. KF4114 .D46

Dictionary of multicultural education. (1997). Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press. Provides information on multicultural education. Ref. LC1099 .D53

Dictionary of special education and rehabilitation. (1997). Denver, CO: Love Pub. Comprehensive dictionary of terms related to special education and rehabilitation. Ref. LC3957 .V47

Education and sociology: An encyclopedia. (2002). NY: Routledge Falmer. Covers topics, e.g., at-risk students, curriculum, reform, high school dropouts, home schooling, restructuring, textbooks, multiculturalism, and school-based management. Ref. LD189.95 .E38

Education and technology: An encyclopedia. (2004). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Covers technology, computer-assisted instruction, distance education and the Internet. Ref. LB1028.3 .E17 (also in Brookhaven Library)

Education and the law : A dictionary. (1996). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Comprehensive list of legal terms found in educational law and legislation. Ref. KF4117 .T39 ‘’‘ Educational administration abstracts.’‘’ (1977-). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications. Provides abstracts and journal information to the literature on school management. Located with Indexes and Abstracts (1977–2005)

Encyclopedia of American education. (2001). NY: Facts on File. Contains information on such topics as pedagogy, history, reform, a chronology of education from 1607 to 1994, significant legislation for 1787–1993 and U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Ref. LB17 .U54

Encyclopedia of applied developmental science. (2005). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Contents cover topics ranging from child development, culture and diversity, development disorders and risks, assessment, personality development and social issues. Ref. HQ767.84 .E52

Encyclopedia of bilingualism and bilingual education. (1998). Philadelphia, PA: Multilingual Matters Ltd. Provides a comprehensive list of topics that include bilingual education & the classroom; multiculturalism in education, and second language learning. Bibliographies. Ref. LC3707 .E53

Encyclopedia of education and human development. (2005). Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe. A multivolume set covering such topics as curriculum, education assessment, philosophical, social and political issues in education, and the physical, social and cognitive domain. Ref. LB15 .E473

Encyclopedia of educational leadership and administration. (2006). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Provides information of leaders who have influenced American education to such topics as child development, leadership, school violence and Supreme Court cases in education law. Ref. LB2805 .E527

Encyclopedia of educational research. (1992). NY: Macmillan Library Reference. Provides summaries on research for educational topics, e.g., administrative decision making, attitudes toward students with disabilities, statistical data and comparative education. Ref. LB15 .E48

Standards and schooling in the United States an encyclopedia. (2001). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC- CLIO. Top scholars provide historical, social, cultural, political, administrative, psychological, and philosophical issues around the standards debate. Ref. LB2822.82 .S82

Handbooks, Yearbooks and Almanacs

Campos, D. (2003). Diverse sexuality and schools: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Looks at sexuality from a historical perspective. Profiles three schools and provides advocacy organizations, associations, and government agencies. Ref. LC192.6 .C26

Conley, B. E. (2002). Alternative schools: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Reviews who’s who in alternative education, alternative learning options, e.g., curriculum methods, innovations, public alternative schools and administering programs. Ref. LC45.4 .C66

Educational Leadership: A reference handbook. (2002). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Reviews contemporary education issues dealing with leadership and school management. Ref. LB2805 .W524

Gouwens, J. A. (2001). Migrant education: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Reviews the education issues of children of migrant workers. Ref. LC5151 .G68

Handbook of crisis counseling, intervention, and prevention in the schools. (2002). Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates. Reviews the general principles of crisis counseling. Topics include culture, diversity, divorce, bullying, school violence, child maltreatment, coping with death, illness, disasters and more. Ref. LB1027.55 .C74

Handbook of research on multicultural education. (2004). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Looks at the historical development of multicultural education—curriculum, achievement in mathematics and science, inequalities, assessment, standards, and a decade of research. Ref. LC1099.3 .H35

Handbook of research on school supervision. (1998). NY: Macmillan Library Reference. Reviews the research on school supervision. Ref. LB2806.4 .H36

Harmon, D. A. (2005). Elementary education: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Reviews contemporary education issues in elementary education. Ref. LB1555 .H297

Lester, P. E. (2000). Handbook of tests and measurement in education and the social sciences. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press. Reviews educational tests and measurements. Ref. LB3051 .L4543

Middle grades education: A reference handbook. (2003). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Reviews issues relevant to middle school education. Ref. LB1623 .M53

Student rights: A reference handbook. (2001). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Presents an overview of student’s rights: relationships, power and personal rights. Includes legislation and Supreme Court cases, organizations, Internet resources and video resources. Ref. KF4150 .H56

Villaverde, L. E. (2003). Secondary schools: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Reviews the chronology of secondary education and curriculum for urban, suburban, and rural schools. Ref. LA222 .V55

Walker, E. M. (2005). Educational adequacy and the courts: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Reviews educational accountability and the law. Ref. KF4155 .W35


Dropout rates in the United States. (1988-). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Annual. Ref. LC146.6 .D74

Education statistics, New York State. (1971-). Albany, NY: The Bureau of Statistical Services, University of the State of New York, State Education Department. Annual. Ref. L83/1324

The NAEP guide: A description of the content and methods of the 1997 and 1998 assessments. (1997). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. The 1994 and 1996 assessments for educational and curriculum evaluation in the United States through the Educational Testing Service and the National Center for Education. Statistics. Ref. LB2823 .N33

Projections of education statistics. (1976-). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education. An annual publication. Ref. LA210 .A28

Public and private elementary and secondary education statistics / National Center for Education Statistics. (1992-). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Annual. Ref. LA217.2 .P83

Statistics of local public school systems: Finances. National Center for Education Statistics. (1968-). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Education Division. Ref. LA217 .N35b

Statistics of public, elementary and secondary day schools. (1990-) National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: The National Center for Educational Statistics. Ref. LA210 .A32

Media- Videotapes

Building a quality school: A matter of responsibility — William Glasser. (1996). Port Chester: NY: National Professional Resources, Inc. Periodicals LB 2805 .B847

The bus schedule. (1995). Columbus, Ohio: University Council for Educational Administration. Periodicals LV2801.A2 B877

A conversation with Jack Culbertson : Perspectives on educational administration. (1995). Columbus, Ohio: University Council on Educational Administration. Periodicals LB2801.A2 C668

The community setting. (1995). The University Council for Educational Administration. Columbus, Ohio: The Council. Periodicals LB2801.A2 C655

Data for decisions : Resources from NCES. (1996). Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics. Periodicals LB2846 .D37

Dealing with diversity in the classroom. National Association of Secondary School Principals. (1992). Livingston, NJ: In-Service Video Network, for the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Periodicals LB1775 .I5

Education and the founding fathers. (1992). Aledo, TX: Wallbuilders. Examines the educational beliefs and practices of the Founding Fathers. Periodicals LA123 .E38

Educational tests and measurement testing — listing of educational tests for various age groups, populations, assessment, intelligence, subject areas and skills.

High school II. (1994). Zipporah Films. Cambridge, MA: Zipporah Films. Periodicals LA222 .H482

Longfellow elementary school. (1983). Department of Educational Administration, School of Education, California State University, Los Angeles, in cooperation with Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena, California. Tempe, AZ: University Council for Educational Administration. Orientation given to a new principal at Longfellow Elementary School, emphasizing the multicultural focus of the school. Periodicals LB2801.A2 L66

The pill. (1995).Columbus, Ohio: University Council for Educational Administration. A father is angry that his daughter’s teacher has recommended that she take birth control pills. After a break for student discussion, the film concludes with the presentation of the teacher’s views of this complex matter. Periodicals LB2801.A2 P544

Professional ethics : A guide for educators. (1992). Reston, VA: In-service Video Network, National Association of Secondary Schools Principals ; Livingston, NJ: Instructivision. Periodicals LB1779 .P76

Speede/express. (1995). National Center for Education Statistics; Washington, DC : The Center. “The student records to be transferred will contain essential information pertaining to the student’s demographic characteristics, academic progress, participation in special programs and services, test performance, and health status that is necessary to make an appropriate educational evaluation and placement.” Periodicals LB2846.4 S63

Teaching values in schools. (1990). Livingston, NJ: In-service Video Network. Periodicals LC311 .T42

Tour of Adams Central High School. (1995). The University Council for Educational Administration. Columbus, Ohio: The Council. Topic of school management and organization. Periodicals LB2801.A2 H533

Transformation (1995). City University Multimedia : Talking Dog Media. Presents historical perspectives of educational philosophy. Periodicals LB1027 .T72

What good is it? (1995). Columbus, Ohio: University Council for Educational Administration. An administrator must mediate a dispute between a counselor and the director of the computer center about delays in getting information delivered. Periodicals LB2331.68 .W4269

What will happen to Billy? (1995). Columbus, Ohio: University Council for Educational Administration. Parents are concerned over the moral shifts in their child’s textbooks, where they feel “evil triumphs over good.” Periodicals LB2801.A2 W427


Administrators Notebook

Alberta Journal of Educational Research

American Journal of Education

American School and University

American School Board Journal

American Secondary Education

Australian Journal of Education

B.C. Journal of Special Education

Cases in Point

CIJE: Current Index to Journals in Education (Indexes & Abstracts) Connections (LA201 .C59 in main stacks)

Curriculum Review

Early Childhood Research Quarterly

Education Statistics Quarterly

Education Technology Research and Development

Educational Administration Abstracts (Index & Abstracts)

Educational Administration Quarterly

Educational and Psychological Measurement

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

Educational Forum

Educational Leadership

Educational Management & Administration

Educational Management, Administration & Leadership : EMAL

Finances of Public School Systems

Harvard Business Review

Harvard Educational Review

The High School Magazine

Issues and Research in Special Education

Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education

Journal of Curriculum And Supervision

Journal of Education Policy

Journal of Educational Administration

Journal of Educational Finance

Journal of Educational Research

Journal of Experimental Education

Journal of Law and Education

Journal of Research in Childhood Education: JRCE

Journal of Research and Development in Education

Journal of Research on Computing in Education

Journal of the Department of Supervision and Curriculum

Development Leadership Compass

Learning and Leading with Technology

Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development

NAESP Communicator

NASSP Bulletin

OERI Bulletin

Phi Delta Kappan

Planning & Changing

The Practitioner


Principal Leadership: High School Edition Principal

Leadership: Middle School Edition

Report on Education Research

Resources in Education (Index & Abstracts)

Review of Educational Research

School Administrator

School Law Bulletin

Science Education

Selected Papers in School Finance

Sharing Success Technology Quarterly

Special Education Yearbook

TechTrends: for Leaders in Education and Training

Theory into Practice

What Works in Teaching and Learning

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