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Presentations

Contributed scholarly papers and talks  (refereed)

DiPaola, M. (2010, October). Evaluating the superintendent. Presentation at the Annual CREATE Conference, Williamsburg, VA.

Rozzelle, J., DiPaola, M., &Shaffer, P. (2010, October). Evaluation of leadership for effective teaching. Presentation at the Annual CREATE Conference, Williamsburg, VA.

Wagner, C. & DiPaola, M. (2009, April). Academic optimism of high school teachers: Its relationship to organizational citizenship behaviors and student achievement. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

DiPaola, M. & Guy, S. (2008, October). Organizational justice in high schools: A study of its relationship to school climate and faculty trust. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Orlando, Florida.

Kirby, M. & DiPaola, M. (2008, October). Academic Optimism and Achievement:  A Path Model. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Orlando, Florida.

Webre, N.  & DiPaola, M. F. (2007, November). Automated detection of reference and citation errors in APA style manuscripts. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Alexandria, VA.

DeSander, M. & DiPaola. M. (2006, April). Tenure, laws, and litigation: Their impact on dismissal of incompetent teachers. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Jurewicz, M. & DiPaola, M.F. (2005, April). Teachers’ organizational citizenship behavior: A study of their relationship to student achievement and school climate. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

DiPaola, M.F. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2005, April). Organizational bridging or buffering: The impact of schools’ responses to parent/community involvement on student achievement. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Jaworowski, H. L.  & DiPaola, M. F. (2004, November). Responding to the environment: Internal and external factors that influence student achievement. Paper presented for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Kansas City, MO.

Vernon, L. J. & DiPaola, M. F. (2004, April). Developing school-based leadership teams: A challenge of principal leadership. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

DiPaola, M.F. & Hoy, W. (2003, November). Student achievement in high school and faculty organizational citizenship behaviors. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Portland, OR.

Tschannen-Moran, M.; DiPaola, M., Garies, C.,. Stronge, J. & , Williams, B. (2003, November). Portfolios as performance assessment in a standards-based preparation program. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Portland, OR.

Uline, C., Tschannen-Moran, M., DiPaola, M.F., & Hoffman, D. (2003, November). Leveraging ELCC reviews for program improvement and organizational learning. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Portland, OR.

DiPaola, M.F. & Rozzelle, J. (2003, October). Current practice and perceptions of professional development in Virginia schools: Implications for policy and planning. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Virginia Staff Development Council, Charlottesville, VA.

Denholm, P. J. & DiPaola, M.F.  (2003, March). The principal’s role in leadership for learning: Using data in decision-making. Presentation at the National Convention of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, San Diego, CA.

DiPaola, M., Acker-Hocevar, M., Grogan, M., Davis, J., & Ivory, G. (2002, November).New Leadership Perspectives of the Superintendency–Perceptions, Reflections, and Observations From the Field. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Pittsburgh, PA.

DiPaola, M.F. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2002, November). The Changing Face of the Principalship: Leadership Perspectives of Virginia’s Principals. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Pittsburgh, PA.

Tschannen-Moran, M.; DiPaola, M., Garies, C.,. Stronge, J. & , Williams, B. (2002, November). Performance Assessment in a Standards-Based Preparation Program: Translating Standards into Practice. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Pittsburgh, PA.

DiPaola. M.F. & Hoy, W.K. (2001, March).  Conflict and change: Positive dimensions of school leadership. Presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

DiPaola. M.F. & Stronge, J. H. (2001, March).  Superintendent evaluation in a standards-based environment: A status report from the states. Presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

DiPaola, M.F. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2000, October).  Organizational citizenship in public schools. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Albuquerque, NM.

DiPaola. M.F. & Stronge, J. H. (2000, October).  Superintendent evaluation in the age of accountability. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, Albuquerque, NM.

DiPaola, M.F. (2000, June). The path to instructional leadership. Presentation for the Annual Conference of Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals, Williamsburg, VA.

DiPaola. M.F. & Stronge, J. H. (2000, March).  Superintendent evaluation in a standards-based environment: Policy, practice, and a framework for action. Presentation for the Annual Convention of the American Association of School Administrators, San Francisco, CA.

Alterescu, P. & DiPaola, M.F. (1999, March). Shaping beginning teachers into a committed, high quality teaching force: A model for action. Presentation for the Virginia Education Research Association, Richmond, VA.

DiPaola, M.F. (1999, March). Cognitive and Affective Conflict: Implication for School Administrators. Presentation for the Virginia Education Research Association, Richmond, VA.

DiPaola, M.F. (1999, February). Teacher-administrator conflict in public schools: Help or hindrance? Presentation at The American Association of School Administrators Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Johnson, D., DiPaola, M.F. & Steinberger, E.D. (1999, February). Under construction: Field experiences in leadership preparation. Presentation at The American Association of School Administrators Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

DiPaola, M.F. (1998, December). Making connections: Instructional leadership and the standards of accrediting schools in Virginia. Presentation during the Conference of the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Williamsburg, VA.

 

Invited scholarly papers and talks

 

DiPaola, M. F. (2014, June). Providing Feedback for Teacher Reflection and Instructional Improvement. Annual SURN Leadership Academy. Williamsburg, VA.

DiPaola, M. F. (2013, July). Classroom Observation: Collecting Data for Teacher Reflection and Feedback. Second Annual SURN Principals’ Academy. Williamsburg, VA.

DiPaola, M. F. (2012, October). Lessons Learned. An Address to the Convening of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), Williamsburg, VA.

DiPaola, M. F. (2009, November). The Impact of No Child Left Behind Act.. An Address at the Annual Literacy Conference, Escola Superior De Educacao, Coimbra, Portugal.

DiPaola, M. F. (2009, November). Instructional Leadership. A Two-Day Workshop for School Directors and Principals at the Escola Superior De Educacao, Coimbra, Portugal.

DiPaola, M. F. (2009, June). Data to Improve Teaching and Learning. 13th Annual William and Mary National Leadership Academy. Williamsburg, VA.

DiPaola, M. F. (2009, April). Current research in social process and their relationship to school achievement. University of Alabama, College of Education, annual lecture series in school leadership.