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Faculty/Staff Profiles

Jane Clark Lindle

Eugene T. Moore Professor of Educational Leadership

Office: 101 Gantt Circle, # 326
Phone: 864-508-0629
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Educational Background

PhD Educational Administration
University of Wisconsin at Madison 1983

MS Educational Administration
University of Wisconsin at Madison 1982

BA Special Education
University of NC at Chapel Hill 1976


* Acting Chair Department of Educational & Organizational Leadership (2019)
* Dean Fellow 2016-2017 Regional & State Education Policy & Practice
* Principal Investigator or co-investigator on 24 funded grants or contracts
* Author or coauthor of over 40 research and professional articles on school governance, educational accountability policies, interagency collaboration, and service ethic in educational leadership
* Author of three books, coauthor of two books, and author/coauthor of 14 book chapters and monographs and more than 50 research reports and policy briefs
* Past Editor of Educational Administration Quarterly, the oldest international multidisciplinary journal of scholarship in educational leadership
* Recipient of awards for outstanding research, publications and service from scholarly and professional organizations as well as institutions of higher education
* Experienced elementary/secondary principal and special education teacher licensed/certified in three states: Kentucky, North Carolina, and Wisconsin

Courses Taught

EDL 7050 Issues in Building-Level Leadership
EdL 7150 School and Community Relations
EdL 7300 Instructional Supervision
EdL 8200 Politics of Education
EDL 9050 Theory & Practice in Ed. Leadership
EDL 9100 Introduction to PhD Studies in EDL
EDL 9110 Systematic Inquiry in Educational Leadership
EDL 9250 Instructional Leadership
EDL 9500 Educational Policy
EDL 9880 Directed Research
EDL 9890 Adv Doctoral Sem I
EdF 8790 Qualitative Research

Research Interests

* Educational assessment and accountability policies
* School-based governance
* Micropolitics
* School safety
* School communities