This blog has been created in accordance of requirements from Western Washington University’s EDAD 543 course. Administering Elementary and Secondary Schools; Donald Larsen, Instructor. The information presented in this blog was compiled by Hollie Myhr.


Ravitch, D. (2014). Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools. Vintage Books.

Zhao, Y. (2009). Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Robinson, K. (2011). Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative. W. Sussex, UK: Capstone

Grogan, M. (Ed.). (2013). The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership (Third ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.


Mitchell, J. (2016, April 14). Four Heroes Elementary. Lecture, Lakewood, WA.

Wood, C. (2016, April 21). Marshall Middle School. Lecture, Olympia, WA.

Edmond, Z. (2016, April 28). Stewart Middle School. Lecture, Tacoma, WA.

Mauer-Smith, K. (2016, May 5). Lakes High School. Lecture, Tacoma, WA.

Dix, D. (2016, May 12). Evergreen Elementary School. Lecture, JBLM, WA.

Johnson, C. (2016, May 19). Stanley Elementary School. Lecture, Tacoma, WA.

Grant, M. (2016, May 26). Olympia High School. Lecture, Olympia, WA.images (1)