Professor of Education Policy and Leadership
Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor
Ellen B. Goldring is professor of education policy and leadership in the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations at Vanderbilt University. Professor Goldring's research interests reside in two main areas. One centers on understanding and shaping school reform efforts that connect families, communities, and schools. The other focuses on the changing role of school leaders as the organizational contexts for schools become more complex. The former co-editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Professor Goldring is coauthor with Claire Smrekar of Magnet Schools in Urban Districts: What's Our Choice (1999), and with Sharon Rallis of Principals of Dynamic Schools (2000).
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