School Type Diversification in England and the United States of America

Implications for School Leader Preparation Programs

Edited by:
Valerie A. Storey, University of Central Florida

Call for Chapters

Domestically and internationally there is an increasing interest in diverse school models, specifically meeting the need of local context, stakeholders and policy makers. Research suggests that leadership development and preparation programs ought to engage in innovative approaches that promote a broader and deeper understanding of issues related to reforming school leadership for learning.

Submission Topics:
Chapter proposal submission is invited from school leaders of any of the school models listed below. This list is not exclusive and chapter proposal submission is welcome from school leaders of other innovative school reform models not referenced. Topics include:

An overview of education reform policy in England and the United States of America from the perspective of school leaders/practitioners leading innovative schools

Exploration of educational leaders preparation to lead school system-embedded learning in a diverse, increasingly complex and corporatized education landscape

Chapters (England):
Community School, Foundation School, Trust School, Academy School, Studio School, Free School, City Technology College (CTC), Grammar School, Faith School, Independent School, and Boarding School.

Chapters (USA):
Traditional Public School, Magnet School, Charter School, Teacher-Powered Schools Initiative, Virtual School, Private School, New York School models, and Home School

Proposals should be no more than 500 words (not including the listing of up to 10 references). Proposals should be emailed, as a Microsoft Word attachment, to Dr. V Storey: Inquiries are welcome.

Submission Approval:
The submitting authors will be notified of the editors’ decision by the end of August (see projected deadlines chart). Corresponding authors of full chapters are required to participate in a blind review of two other full chapters, submitting comments three weeks after the full chapter submission deadline. Manuscripts should be between 6000 and 7000 words and prepared following APA 6th Edition formatting guidelines.

Chapter Proposals: November 30, 2017
Notification of Decision: December 10, 2017
Full Chapters Submitted: February 28, 2018
Blind Peer Review Initiated: February 28, 2018

Send Inquiries to: Dr. Valerie Storey

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