Thursday August 13, 2009

National Leadership

The director of doctoral programs in the educational leadership department has been elected to the executive board of a national professional organization.

In August, A. William Place, director of doctoral studies in the educational leadership department of the School of Education and Allied Professions, was elected to a three-year term on the executive board of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration.

In the educational leadership department, Place teaches research, school public relations and personnel courses. He is a past president of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association and the Ohio Council of Professors of Educational Administration. Since joining the NCPEA in 1991, Place has reviewed for the NCPEA Annual Yearbook and the NCPEA Education Leadership Review. For the past seven years, he's served on the committee that selects the winner of the organization's annual dissertation award. He's published articles in Educational Administration Quarterly and the Journal of School Leadership and refereed publications sponsored by NCPEA; he's also presented 13 papers for the organization.

The NCPEA is devoted to the practice and study of educational administration.