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Donald Leake

Donald Leake

Dr. Donald Leake,

202A Education Building


  • Ohio State University – Ph.D., Educational Leadership
  • Ohio State University – M.A., Educational Leadership
  • University of Toledo – B.A., Elementary Education


  • Teacher/Principal Evaluation
  • Effective Urban Schools
  • Organizational Change


  • Introduction of Educational Administration
  • Staff Supervision
  • Advanced Leadership
  • Practicum in Educational Leadership

Selected Publications


Leake, D and Chirichello, M. (2007) A Handbook for New Jersey Educational Leadership Interns: Exemplary Leadership Development

Leake, D., Lawrence, C., Vachon, M. and Leake, B. (2005) Third Edition. Marginal Teachers: A Step by Step Guide to Evaluation, Remediation, and Dismissal (Book and CD). Sage Publications


Leake, D., Goduto, L. and Doolittle, V (2009). “Forming School-University Partnerships to Create Professional Learning Communities that Improve Schools” in Leadership and Building Professional Learning Communities (Palgrave Macmillan)

Leake, D. and Chirichello, M. (2007). ” Introduction” in A Handbook for New Jersey Educational Leadership Interns: Exemplary Leadership Development.

Leake, D. and Leake, B. (2007). “Deconstructing the New Jersey Leadership Conundrum” in A Handbook for New Jersey Educational Leadership Interns:Exemplary Leadership Development.

Leake, D. “The All-Black School: Inherently Unequal: A Culture Base Alternative?” Chapter in Beyond Desegregation: The Politics of Quality in African American Schooling, edited by Mwalimu Shujaa. Sage Publications. (1996)

Selected Peer Review Journal Articles

Leake, D., Goduto, L. and Doolittle, V. (2008). “Forming Collaborative Partnerships on a Statewide Level to Developing Quality School Leaders”. Theory into Practice. (October, 2008)

Leake, D. and Leake, B.”Mentoring the Marginal Urban School Teacher”. Education and Urban Society. Vol.28 No.1, Nov, 1995.

Leake, D. “Do We Need To Desegregate All Of Our Black Schools?” Educational Policy. Sept. 1993 Vol. 7 No. 3.





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