Forming a Learning Community for New ChairsDepartment Chair (Jossey-Bass) (2015)
Given that “most individuals who become department chairs have neither leadership preparation nor a clear understanding of what the job entails” (Wolverton, Ackerman, & Hold, 2005), the professional development of new chairs is critical. Recognizing this need, an experienced chair who had recently accepted a chair’s position in a different department sought ways to develop a campus-wide community of new and experienced chairs that would have administrative development benefits for all participants.
- learning community,
- women leaders
Publication DateSpring April, 2015
Citation InformationMeghan A, Burke, Ruth A. Goldfine, Dawn Latta, Patricia M. McHatton, et al.. "Forming a Learning Community for New Chairs" Department Chair (Jossey-Bass) (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amy_woszczynski/36/