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Curriculum Vitae



Ph.D. in Educational Administration
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

M.Ed. in Educational Administration
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

B.S. in Education
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


William & Mary School of Education
Williamsburg, VA 
Professor  2011 - present
Associate Professor  2005 – 2011
Assistant Professor  2000 – 2005
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Lecturer 1998 – 2000
Novice Fawcett Graduate Scholar 1995 – 1998
Good News Educational Workshop
Chicago, IL
Founder and Principal 1979 – 1993

The American Educational Research Association Division A Award for Excellence in Research, 2015

The College of William & Mary Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence, 2015

Literati Award for a Highly Commended Paper published in the Journal of Educational Administration, 2014

Thomas Ashley Graves, Jr. Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching
College of William & Mary, 2013
Nominated for State Council of Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award
College of William & Mary, 2011
Wakefield Distinguished Associate Professor
College of William & Mary, 2007 – 2010
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2014). Trust Matters: Leadership for Successful Schools (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Tschannen-Moran, B. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2010). Evocative coaching: Transforming schools one conversation at a time. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Refereed Publications

Tschannen-Moran, M. & Gareis, C. R. (2015). Principals, trust, and cultivating vibrant schools [Special issue: How school leadership influences student learning, K. Leithwood & J. Sun, Eds.] Societies, 5, 256–276.

Tschannen-Moran, M. & Gareis, C.R. (2015). Faculty trust in the principal: An essential ingredient in high-performing schools, Journal of Educational Administration, 53, 66–92.

Mitchell, R., Kensler, L. & Tschannen-Moran, M., (2015). Examining the effects of instructional leadership on school academic press and school achievement. Journal of School Leadership, 25, 223–251.

Tschannen-Moran, M., Bankole, R., Mitchell, R., & Moore, D. (2013). Student academic optimism: A confirmatory factor analysis, Journal of Educational Administration, 50 (2). 150 - 175. [Designated as a 2013 Highly Commended Paper]

Tschannen-Moran, M. & Tschannen-Moran, B. (2011). Taking a strengths-based focus improves school climate. Journal of School Leadership, 21, 422-448.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Johnson, D. (2011). Exploring literacy teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs: Potential sources at play. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27, 751-761. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2010.12.005
Uline, C., Wolsey, T. D., Tschannen-Moran, M., Lin, C. J. (2010). Improving the physical and social environment of school: A question of equity, Journal of School Leadership, 20, 597 - 632.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & McMaster, P. (2009). Sources of self-efficacy: Four professional development formats and their relationship to self-efficacy and implementation of a new teaching strategy, Elementary School Journal, 110, 228-248.
Uline, C., Tschannen-Moran, M., Wolsey, T. D. (2009). The walls still speak: Stories occupants tell, Journal of Educational Administration, 47, 400-426. [This volume was awarded the Emerald Publishing Highly Commended Special Issue Award for 2009.]
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2009). Fostering teacher professionalism: The role of professional orientation and trust, Educational Administration Quarterly, 45, 217-247. [Listed among the Educational Administration Quarterly Most Read articles.]
Uline, C. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2008). The walls speak: Facilities and school climate, Journal of Educational Administration, 46, 55-73.

Tschannen-Moran, M. & Gareis, C. R. (2007). Cultivating principals’ sense of efficacy: What supports matter? Journal of School Leadership, 17, 89-114.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Hoy, A. W. (2007). The differential antecedents of self-efficacy beliefs of novice and experienced teachers, Teaching and Teacher Education, 23, 944-956. [Awarded the Teaching and Teacher Education Top ten most cited articles designation.]
Goddard, Y., Goddard, R. D. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2007). A theoretical and empirical investigation of teacher collaboration for school improvement and student achievement in public elementary schools, Teachers College Record, 109, 877-896.
DiPaola, M. F. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2005). Bridging or Buffering: The Impact of Schools’ Adaptive Strategies on Student Achievement. Journal of Educational Administration, 43, 60 - 71.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Nestor-Baker, N. (2004). The tacit knowledge of productive scholars in education. Teachers College Record, 106, 1484-1511.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Gareis, C. (2004). Principals’ sense of efficacy: Assessing a promising construct. Journal of Educational Administration, 42, 573-585.
DiPaola, M. F. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2003). The principalship at a crossroads: A study of the conditions and concerns of principals. NASSP Bulletin, 87 (634), 43-65.
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2001). Collaboration and the need for trust. Journal of Educational Administration, 39, 308-331.
Tschannen-Moran, M., Parish, J., & DiPaola. M. F. (2006). School climate and state standards: How interpersonal relationships influence student achievement, Journal of School Leadership, 16, 386 - 415.
Schechter, C. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2006). Teachers' sense of collective efficacy: An international view, International Journal of Educational Management, 20, 480-489.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Barr, M. (2004). Fostering student achievement: The relationship between collective teacher efficacy and student achievement. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 3, 187-207.
Uline, C., Tschannen-Moran, M. & Perez, L. (2003). Constructive conflict: How controversy can contribute to school improvement, Teachers College Record, 105, 782-815.
Tschannen-Moran, M & Hoy, A. W. (2001). Teacher efficacy: Capturing an elusive construct. Teaching and Teacher Education, 17, 783-805.
Goddard, R. D., Tschannen-Moran, M. & Hoy, W. K. (2001). A multilevel examination of the distribution and effects of teacher trust in students and parents in urban elementary schools. Elementary School Journal, 102, 3-17.
DiPaola, M. F. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2001). Organizational citizenship behavior in schools and its relationship to school climate. Journal of School Leadership, 11, 424-447.
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2001). The effects of a statewide conflict management initiative in schools. American Secondary Education, 29 (3) 2-32.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Hoy, W. K. (2000). A multidisciplinary analysis of the nature, meaning, and measurement of trust. Review of Educational Research, 71, 547-593.
Tschannen-Moran, M., Uline, C., Hoy, A. W., & Mackley, T. (2000). Creating smarter schools through collaboration. Journal of Educational Administration, 38, 247-271.
Tschannen-Moran, M., Firestone, W., Hoy, W. K., & Johnson, S. M. (2000). The write stuff: A study of productive scholars in educational administration. Educational Administration Quarterly, 36, 358-390.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Hoy, A. W. (2000). Collaborative learning: A memorable model. The Teacher Educator, 36(2), 148-165.
Hoy, W.K. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (1999). The five faces of trust: An empirical confirmation in urban elementary schools. Journal of School Leadership, 9, 184-208.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Hoy, W. K. (1998). Trust in schools: A conceptual and empirical analysis. Journal of Educational Administration, 36, 334-352.
Tschannen-Moran, M., Hoy, A. W., & Hoy, W. K. (1998). Teacher efficacy: Its meaning and measure. Review of Educational Research, 68, 202-248.
Uline, C., Miller, D., & Tschannen-Moran, M. (1998). School effectiveness: The underlying dimensions. Educational Administration Quarterly, 34, 462-483.
Hoy, W. K., Hannum, J., & Tschannen-Moran, M. (1998). Organizational climate and student achievement: A parsimonious and longitudinal view. Journal of School Leadership, 8, 336-359.
Morris, D., Tschannen-Moran, M, & Weidemann, E. (1981). An inner-city LEA tutoring program. Journal of Language Experience, 3, 9-25.
Book Chapters
Tschannen-Moran, M., Salloum, S. J., & Goddard, R. D. (2014). Context matters: The influence of collective beliefs and norms. In H. Fives & M. G. Gill, (Eds.) International Handbook of Research on Teachers’ Beliefs. Routledge.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Chen J. (2014). Attention to beliefs about capability and knowledge in teachers’ professional development. In L. E. Martin, S. Kragler, K. L. Bauserman, & D. J. Quatroche, (Eds.), Handbook of Professional Development in PreK-12: Successful Models and Practices. Oxford, UK: Guilford Publications.
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2014). The interconnectivity of trust in schools, In D. Van Maele, P. B. Forsyth, & M. Van Houtte, (Eds.), Trust relationships and school Life: The influence of trust on learning, teaching, leading, and bridging, Springer Publisher.  . DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-8014-8_3    
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2011). In search of trust: Contributing to the understanding of a taken- for-granted construct. In M. F. DiPaola & P. B. Forsyth (Eds.), Leading research in educational administration: A Festschrift for Wayne K. Hoy, Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
MacFarlane, B. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2010). I Know I Can!: Teacher Self-efficacy in the English Language Arts Classroom. In D. Lapp & D. Fisher, The handbook of research on teaching the English language arts (3rd. Ed.), (pp. 218-223). Philadelphia, PA: Erlbaum/Taylor Francis.
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2010). Passion: Don’t Embark Without It. In R. L. Calabrese and P. Smith, The dissertation advisor & mentor: Sage advice from the experts. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.
Hoy, W. K. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2007). The conceptualization and measurement of faculty trust in schools: The omnibus T-Scale. In W.K. Hoy & M. F. DiPaola, Essential Ideas for Reform of American Schools (pp. 87 - 114). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Goddard, R. D., Tschannen-Moran, M. & Hoy, W. K. (2007). A multilevel examination of the distribution and effects of teacher trust in students and parents in urban elementary schools. In W.K. Hoy & M. F. DiPaola, Essential Ideas for Reform of American Schools (pp. 115 - 136). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2007). Becoming a trustworthy leader. In The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership (Second Edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2003). Fostering organizational citizenship: Transformational leadership and trust. In W.K. Hoy & C.G. Miskel, Studies in Leading and Organizing Schools (pp. 157-179). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Hoy, W. K. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2003). The conceptualization and measurement of faculty trust in schools: The omnibus T-Scale. In W.K. Hoy & C.G. Miskel, Studies in Leading and Organizing Schools (pp. 181-208). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Hoy, A. W. & Tschannen-Moran (1999). Implications of cognitive approaches to peer learning for teacher education. In A.M. O’Donnell & A. King (Eds.) Cognitive perspectives on peer learning. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Unrefereed Articles

Tschannen-Moran, B. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2014). What to do when your school's in a bad mood: Administrators can bolster school morale by expressing empathy and focusing on strengths. Educational Leadership, 71(5), 36-41.

Ontario Ministry of Education, Canada (2013, Fall). Healthy Relationships: The Foundation of a Positive School Climate. An interview with Dr. Megan Tschannen-Moran. Featured as the Keynote Speaker at the 2013 Ontario Leadership Congress held in April 2013. In Conversation, Volume IV, Issue III.

Tschannen-Moran, B. & Tschannen-Moran, M. (2011). The coach and the evaluator. Educational Leadership, 69(2), 10-16.Article Link: and-the-Evaluator.aspx

Tschannen-Moran, M. (2011). Fostering trust in a diverse society, Wesleyan Graduate Review, 8, 1-5.
Tschannen-Moran, M. & Tschannen-Moran, B. (2006, Nov.). Appreciating trust: Unleashing a culture of learning. The Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner, 47-50.
DiPaola, M., Tschannen-Moran, M., & Walter-Thomas, C. (2004). Principals and special education: The critical role of school leaders. Focus on Exceptional Children.
Tschannen-Moran, M. (2000). Ties that bind: the importance of trust in schools. Essentially Yours: Coalition News for Ohio Schools.
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