Associate Professor of Teaching, Literacy and Leadership
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DegreesPHD, 1991, New York Univ; MA, 1978, New York Univ; MS, 1973, Long Island Univ Brooklyn; BA, 1966, CUNY City Coll
Earned his B.A. from the City College of New York in political science and secondary education, M.S. from Long Island University in social science, and M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University in educational administration. Prior to his faculty appointment, he had 37 years of experience in urban and suburban public schools settings and held the positions of deputy superintendent, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, H.S. principal, and M.S. principal. He is a certified curriculum auditor and walk-through supervision trainer. His special interests include curriculum development and organizational leadership. He contributed to over 10 publications of Program Evaluation Audits in such diverse areas as Fort Bend, Texas, Oakland and Compton, California, and Baltimore, Maryland.
Brooks, J.G. & Thompson, E.G. (2005). Social Justice in the Classroom. Educational Leadership, 63(1), 48-52.
Curriculum Auditor: A Curriculum Audit of the Philadelphia Public Schools, Philadelphia, PA. International Curriculum Management Audit Center, Phi Delta Kappa, International, May 16-21, 2005.
Curriculum Auditor: A Curriculum Audit of the Battle Creek Public Schools, Battle Creek, MI. International Curriculum Management Audit Center, Phi Delta Kappa, International, Oct. 3-8, 2004.
Teaching InterestsOrganizational theory related to school and district leadership; educational program development, delivery and assessment structures; leadership in the management of written, taught and tested curriculum in schools and school districts.
Research InterestsLeadership effectiveness in high need school districts; issues of educational equity related to school district policy an practices; curriculum audit processes.
Recent Courses Taught
|EADM 256||CURRICULM MGMT & EVAL FOR LDRS||Graduate|
|EADM 260||LEADING LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS||Graduate|
|EADM 263||EADM:INTERNSHIP I||Graduate|
|EADM 266||EDUC PROGRAM DEVLPMT||Graduate|
|EADM 284A||LDRSHP FOR ENGL LANG LRNR SUCS||Graduate|
|EADM 351||INDEPENDENT STUDY||Graduate|
|EADM 602||DISSERTATION PROPOSAL||Graduate|
|EADM 604||DISSERTATION ADVISEMENT||Graduate|
|SED 151||THE SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER||Undergraduate|