A. William Place

University of Dayton

Publications

Publications--Refereed articles and chapters in a refereed yearbook (listed in APA format in chronological order):

Kowalski, T.J., Place, A.W., Edmister, J., & Zigler, T. (2009).  Need for practice-based research

 in school administration.  Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 22(4), 2-8.

Place, A.W., Ballenger, J., Wasonga, T.A., Piveral, J., & Edmonds, C. (in press).  Principals'

 perspectives of social justice in public schools.  International Journal of Educational

 Management, 24(7).

Place, A. W., Ballenger, J., Alford, B., J., Freeman, J., &    Blyden, P. (2008). Principals’

            perceptions of social justice. School Leadership Review 3, 46-56.

Smith, M. A., Place, A. W., Biddle, J., Raisch, C. D., Johnson, S. L. & Wildenhaus, C. (2007).

 The Ohio postsecondary enrollment opportunities program (PSEO): Understanding its

  under utilization. Journal of Educational Research & Policy Studies, 7(2), 80-114.

Place, A. W., & Lindle, J. C. (2006). Present company excepted or accepted? Recognizing each

 others’ faces in educational leadership’s scholarship and practice. International Journal of

 Educational Management, 20(3), 195-205.

Twale, D.J., & Place, A. W. (2006). The case of Trinity University: Collegial rift, mission drift,

corporate shift. Journal of Cases in Educational leadership, 21-33.

Ridenour, C. S., Simmons, L., Ilg, T., & Place, A. W. (2005). “Divertual” learning: Implications

of teaching cultural diversity online vs. face to face. In C. L. Fulmer, & F. L. Dembrowski

 (Eds.), The Thirteenth Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational

 Administration, National Summit on School Leadership: Crediting the Past, Challenging

 the Present, and Changing the Future (pp. 157-169). NY: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Twale, D.J., & Place, A. W. (2005). Reconceptualizing the school of education: Bridging the

 cultures. Educational Leadership and Administration, 17, 115-123.

Wimer, J. W., Ridenour, C. S., Thomas, K. & Place, A. W. (2001). Higher order teacher

 questioning of boys and girls in elementary mathematics classrooms. The Journal of

 Educational Research 95, 84-92.

Matczynski, T. J., Place, A. W., Williams, J. A., & Levett-Lowe, M. A. (2000). Principal

 Development Academy: Mentoring results. Educational Leadership and Administration, 12,

147-159.

Place, A. W. (1999). Multiple perspectives of research and Teilhard de Chardin. In L. Fenwick &

 P. Jenlink (Eds.), The Seventh Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of

Educational Administration, School Leadership: Expanding Horizons of the Mind and Spirit

 (pp. 36-46). Lancaster, PA: Technomic.

Place, A. W., & Wood, G. (1999). A case study of traditionally underrepresented individuals’

 experiences in a doctoral program. Journal for a Just and Caring Education, 5, 442-455.

Kowalski, T. K. & Place, A. W. (1998). Reconsidering the role of research in educational

 administration doctoral programs. In R. Muth & M. Martin (Eds.), The Sixth Yearbook of

 the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, Toward the Year 2000:

 Leadership for Quality Schools (pp. 36-46). Lancaster, PA: Technomic.

Place, A. W. (1997). Career Choice of Education: Holland type, Diversity and Self Efficacy.

 Journal for a Just and Caring Education, 3, 203-214.

Young, I. P., Place, A. W., Rinehart, J., Jury, J. & Baits, D. (1997). Teacher recruitment: A test

 of the similarity-attraction hypothesis for race and sex. Educational Administration

 Quarterly 33, 86-106.

Place, A. W. (1996). Teachers, African-American (Recruitment, Desegregation and Shortages).

 Encyclopedia of African-American Education. 461-463.

Place, A. W., Payne, C. R., & Rinehart, J. (1996). An investigation of reasons for professional

 career choice among African-American college students. Education, 117, 42-50.

 Place, A. W. (1995). The effects of applicant age and academic achievement in screening

 decisions for the employment of secondary teachers: A re-examination using a

 comparative decision model. Journal of Research in Education, 5, 33-38.

Place, A. W. & Drake, T. L. (1994). The priorities of elementary and secondary principals for the

 criteria used in the teacher selection process. Journal of School Leadership 4, 87-93.

McKinney, J. R. & Place, A. W. (1993). Judicial review of arbitration awards in the educational

 sector. Education Law Reporter, 82, 749-759. Reprinted in Education Law Quarterly, 2,

 564-574.

 Place, A. W. & Kowalski, T. J. (1993). Principal ratings of criteria associated with teacher

 selection. Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education 7, 291-300.

McKinney, J. R. & Place A. W. (1992). John Dewey and school-community relations. Journal of

Research for School Executives, 2, 30-36.

Place A. W. & Reitzug, U. (1992). Educational administration research, practice, and preparation;

 Lessons from woodworking and American Indian philosophy. Journal of School Leadership

 2, 396-409.

Young, I. P., Rinehart, J. S. & Place, A. W. (1989). Theories of teacher selection: Objective,

 subjective and critical contact. Teaching and Teacher Education 5, 329-336. Study

 supported by a grant from the Research and Field Services Committee in the College of

 Education at The Ohio State University.

Young, I. P., & Place, A. W. (1988). The relationship between age and teaching performance.

 Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education 2, 43-52.

 Other publications(listed in APA format in chronological order):

 Place, A.W. (in press). National Association of Elementary School Principals’ (NAESP). In T. C.

 Hunt, J. C. Carper, T. J. Lasley II and C. D. Raisch (Eds.),The Encyclopedia of Educational

 Reform and Dissent.(pp.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Place, A.W. (in press). National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP). In T. C.

 Hunt, J. C. Carper, T. J. Lasley II and C. D. Raisch (Eds.),The Encyclopedia of Educational

 Reform and Dissent.(pp.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Place, A.W. (in press). National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). In

 T. C. Hunt, J. C. Carper, T. J. Lasley II and C. D. Raisch (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of

 Educational Reform and Dissent.(pp.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Place, A.W. (2008). Cleveland Board of Education v. Loudermill. In C. J. Russo (Ed.),

 Encyclopedia of Education Law (pp.176-177). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Place, A.W. (2008). Due Process Rights, Teacher Dismissal. In C. J. Russo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of

 Education Law (pp. 271-273). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Place, A. W., McNamara, M. & McNamara, J. F. (2008). Collecting and analyzing decision-

 oriented data. In T. J. Kowalski (Ed.), Public Relations in Schools (4th ed., pp. 290-309).

 Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Place, A. W. (2006). Performance assessment. In F. English (Ed.), Encyclopedia of educational

leadership and administration (Vol. 2, pp.740-741). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Place, A. W. (2005). Theory, research, practice, caring, and spirituality: Zen and the art of

educational administration. Presidential Address. Mid-Western Educational Researcher,

18, 2-7.

Place, A. W. (2002). [Review of the book Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and

 Needs in Education (4th ed.) by Webb & Norton]. Journal of Public School Relations, 23,

 317-319.

Deluca, J. R., Rogus, J. F., Raisch, C. D., & Place, A. W. (1997). The principal at risk: Career

 threatening problems and their avoidance. Bulletin, 81(592), 105-110.

Deluca, J. R., Rogus, J. F., Place, A. W., & Raisch, C. D. (1996). Principals at-risk: The

 superintendents’ perspective. ERS Spectrum, 14(4), 11-15. Reprinted in (1997) Michigan

 Principal, 73(2),13-15.

Kowalski, T. J., McDaniel, Place, A. W., & Reitzug, U. C. (1992). Factors that principals consider

 most important in selecting new teachers. ERS Spectrum, 10(3), 34-38.

DeFord, D., Pinnell, G. S., Lyons, C., & Place, W. (1990). Report of the Follow-up study:

 Columbus, Ohio Reading Recovery Project 1987-1989. Vol. 11. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio

 State University under a grant with the Ohio Department of Education and the Columbus

 Public Schools.

Lyons, C. A., Place, W., & Rinehart, J. (1990). Factors Related to Teaching Success in the

 Literacy of Young At-Risk Children. Technical Report #1 supported by a grant to the Ohio

 State University from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Lyons, C., Pinnell, G. S., DeFord, D., Place, W., & White, N. (1990). The Ohio Reading Recovery

 Project. Vol. 13. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University under a grant with the Ohio

 Department of Education and the Columbus Public Schools.

Place, A. W. (1989). The influence of age and academic grade point average in a com¬parative

 decision making strategy of teacher selection, (Doctoral Dissertation, The Ohio State

 University, 1988) Dissertation Abstracts International, 49, 2482A.

 Books:

Rapp, R. E., Place, A. W., & Anderson, R. A. (1989). Beyond Survival: Public Education in New

 Mexico Albuquerque, NM: New Mexico First: A Town Hall Meeting funded by a grant from

 U S West, New Mexico First and Western New Mexico University.

Papers Presented at National Refereed Conferences (listed in APA format in chronological order of the year of presentation):

Place, A. W. (2008, July). NCPEA’s Role in Educational Reform and Dissent. Paper presented at

 the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Conference, San Diego,

 CA.

Kowalski, T. J., Place, A. W., & Rappold, T. (2007, April). Pre-design planning for new schools in

 Ohio: Relationships with district wealth, state funding, and enrollment. Paper presented

 at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Place, A. W. (2006, August). Research courses in doctoral programs. Paper presented as part of a

 symposium on doctoral programs at the National Council of Professors of Educational

 Administration Conference, Lexington, KY.

Place, A. W., Ballenger, J., Wasonga, T. A., Piveral, J., Edmonds, C. (2006, November). Voices

 III: Some Principals’ Discussion of Social Justice. Paper presented at the University

 Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), San Antonio, Texas.

Place, A. W., & Lindle, J. C. (2006, April). Educational leadership versus management is a false

 dichotomy: But they are still two meaningful categories. Paper presented at the American

 Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Smith, M. A., Place, A. W., Biddle, J., Raisch, C. D., & Johnson, S. L. (2006, August). The Ohio

 postsecondary enrollment opportunities program (PSEO): Understanding its under-

utilization. Paper presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational

 Administration Conference, Lexington, KY.

Best, R. E., Place, A. W. & Rowley, J.B. (2005, July). An exploration of preservice teachers and

 the functions of star teachers. Paper presented at the National Council of Professors of

 Educational Administration Conference, Washington, D.C.

Place, A. W., Ballenger, J., Freeman, J., Alford, B., Blyden, P., Natarella, M. (2005, November).

 Principals’ perceptions of social justice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the

 University Council of Educational Administration, Nashville, TN.

Place, A. W., & Lindle, J. C. (2005, April). Present company excepted or accepted? recognizing

 each others’ faces in educational leadership’s scholarship and practice. Paper presented

 at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Simmons, A. L., Place, A. W., Ridenour, C. S., & Albert, M. (2005, April). Neuronal networks of

 educational leadership: Learning more of what we already know about cultural diversity.

 Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Place, A. W., Landers, M. F., R. Weaver, Ilg, T., Kowalski, T. J., Russo, C. Arndts, P. J., &

 Partlow, M. (August, 2004). Training – Principals on special education (T-POSE). Paper

 presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Conference,

 Branson, MO.

Ridenour, C. S., Simmons, L., Ilg, T., & Place, A. W. (2004, November). Divertual” learning:

Implications of teaching cultural diversity online vs. face to face. Paper presented at the

 University Council of Educational Administration, Kansas City, MO.

Suver, S. L. & Place, A. W. (2003, August). Parental involvement from parents’ perspectives.

 Paper presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration

 Conference, Sedona, AZ.

Twale, D. & Place, A. W. (2003, November). A conceptual model for assessing educational

 leadership preparation programs within the mission, climate, and structure of academe.

 Paper presented at the University Council of Educational Administration, Portland, OR.

Reitzug, U. C. & Place, A. W. (2002, November). Principal’s metaphorical perspectives on their

 work: A narrative study. Paper presented at the University Council of Educational

 Administration, Pittsburgh, PA.

Gay, J. & Place, A. W. (1999, April). Parental involvement in school governance: The emergence

 of a new model? Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association,

 Montreal, Canada.

Matczynski, T. J., Place, A. W., & Williams, J. (1999, October). Principal development academy:

 Mentoring results. Paper presented at the Annual Fall Conference of the Council of the

 Great City Schools, Dayton, OH.

Place, A. W. & Cosby, R. (1999, August). Challenges and problems in documenting classroom

 observation. Paper presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational

 Administration Conference, Jackson Hole, WY.

Shipely, G. L., Adams, S., & Place, A. W. (1999, April). Early childhood educator’ perceptions of

 kindergarten readiness in a southern Ohio school district: Implications for educational

 leadership. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal,

 Canada.

Cox, S., Place, A. W., & Matczynski, T. J. (1998, April). Application of self-efficacy theory to

 understanding the relationship of gender and the effectiveness of career courses

interventions in higher education. Paper presented at the meeting of American Educational

 Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Place, A. W. (1998, August). Diversity and cross-cultural research in multicultural societies.

 Paper presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration

Conference, Juneau, AK.

Williams, J. Matczynski, T. J., & Place, A. W. (1998, February). Partnership for the renewal of

 urban education. Paper presented at the American Association of School Administrators,

 San Diego, CA.

Place, A. W. (1997, April). Affirmative action in today’s educational organizations. Paper

 presented as part of a symposium conducted at the American Educational Research

 Association, Chicago, IL.

Place, A. W. (1997, August). Multiple perspectives on research from one educational researcher:

 A revisitation of Teilhard de Chardin. Paper presented at the National Council of

 Professors of Educational Administration Conference, Vail, CO. Note: this paper was

 accepted in ERIC and appears in the June 1998 issue of Resources in Education (ERIC

 Document Reproduction Service No. ED 416 210).

Place, A. W. (1996, April). Career choice of education: Minorities and self efficacy. Paper

 presented at the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Place, A. W., Winter, P., Young, I. P. & Ferguson, R. (1996, August). The effects of biological

 and behavioral characteristics on perceptions of teacher applicants. Paper presented at

 the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Conference, Corpus

 Christi, TX.

Place, A. W., & Wood, G. (1996, October). A case study of traditionally underrepresented

 individuals’ experiences in a doctoral program. Paper presented at the University Council

 of Educational Administration, Louisville, KY.

Benz, C., D’Amico, M., Drury, W., Harawa, B., Matczynsi, T., Oldenski, T., Place, A. W., Raisch

 D., & Rogus J. (1995, August). Preparation for the principalship: Trying out new ideas.

 Paper presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration

 Conference, Williamsburg, VA.

Murk, P. J., Place, A. W., & Giever, L. (1994, November). Learning styles and lessons from

 the medicine wheel, a Native American philosophy: A proposed integrated model. Paper

 presented at the National Adult Education Conference, Nashville, TN.

Place, A. W., Payne, C. R., & Rinehart, J. (1993, April). Minority career choices: Why are black

students not choosing teaching? Paper presented at the American Educational Research

Association, Atlanta, GA.

Young, I. P., Place, A. W., Rinehart, J. S., Jury J. & Bates, D. (1993, April). The relationship of

 race and gender of teachers and administrators with theories of teacher selection:

Objective, subjective and critical contact. Paper presented at the American Educational

 Research Association, Atlanta, GA.

Kowalski, T. J., Place, A. W., & Reitzug, U. C. (1992, February). Principal ratings of factors

 associated with teacher employment. Paper presented at the American Association of

School Administrators, Conference Within a Convention, San Diego, CA.

McKinney, J. R. & Place, A. W. (1992, August). A judicial review of arbitration awards in the

 educational sector. Paper presented at the National Council of Professors of Educational

 Administration Conference, Terre Haute, IN.

Place, A. W. & Drake, T. L. (1992, August). An analysis of the priorities of elementary and

 secondary principals in the teacher selection process. Paper presented at the National

 Council of Professors of Educational Administration Conference, Terre Haute, IN.

Place, A. W. (1991, October). Multiple perspectives on research from one quantitative

 researcher. Paper presented at the JCT: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum

 Studies, Bergamo Conference, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio.

Place, A. W. & Reitzug, U. C. (1991, August). Educational administration research and practice:

 Learning from the American Indian and other philosophers--perspectives from a

quantitative researcher and a qualitative researcher. Paper presented at the National

 Council of Professors of Educational Administration Conference, Fargo, ND.

Lyons, C. A., Place, W., & Rinehart, J. (1990, April). Factors related to teaching success in the

 literacy of young at-risk children. Paper presented at the meeting of American Educational

 Research Association, Boston, MA. Supported by a grant to The Ohio State University from

 The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Young, I. P., Rinehart, J. S. & Place, A. W. (1989, April). Theories of teacher selection:

 Objective, subjective and critical contact. Paper presented at the meeting of the

 American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA. Study supported by a grant

 from the Research and Field Services Committee in the College of Education at The Ohio

State University.

 Papers Presented at Regional and State Refereed Conferences:

Matczynski, T. J., Place, A. W. & Williams, J. (1999, October). Principal development academy:

 Mentoring results. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-Western Educational

 Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Cox, S., Matczynski, T. J., & Place, A. W. (1997, February). The effectiveness of career planning

 courses in enhancing career self-efficacy. Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern

 Educational Research Association, Hilton Head, SC.

Kowalski, T. K. & Place, A. W. (1997, October). Research requirements in educational ad-

ministration doctoral programs: Is reform necessary? Paper presented at the Annual

 Meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Murk, P. J., Place, A. W., Giever, L. & Hollman, D. R. (1996, April). Learning styles and lessons

 from the medicine wheel: Comparisons and reflections. Paper presented at the meeting

 of the Indiana Association for Adult & Continuing Education Annual Conference, Muncie,

 IN.

Place, A. W., & Luo, D., (1996, October). The effects of ethnicity of candidate name and

 candidate grade point average in teacher employment screening decisions. Paper

 presented at the meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Chicago,

 IL.

Place, A. W. & Newby, J. (1995, October). The effects of teacher age, teacher experience and

 administrative level of the evaluator in employment screening decisions. Paper presented

 at the meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Place, A. W., & Kaufield, C. (1994, October). African American student retention at

predominantly White colleges: Perceptions of minority/student affairs personnel. Paper

 presented at the meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Chicago,

 IL.

Place, A. W. (1992, May). A “Town Hall Meeting” about public education: State community

education in action. Paper presented at the meeting of the Indiana Association for Adult &

 Continuing Education and Association for Continuing Higher Education Region VI 1992

 Annual Conference, Muncie, IN.

Place, A. W., Kowalski, T. J., & Young, I. P. (1992, October). The effects of applicant age and

 academic achievement in screening decisions for the employment of secondary teachers.

 Paper presented at the meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association,

 Chicago, IL.

 Other Presentations:

Varrati, A., Engler C., & Place, A. W. (August, 2009). Stand Up and Deliver: How State Affiliates

 Can Leverage the Impact of Quality Leadership Preparation Programs. Roundtable at the

 National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Conference, San Antonio, TX

 I participated in a ‘conversation’ organized & chaired by Darla Twale (November, 2008). Quality of online courses and programs: Endorsements and challenges. Darla J. Twale, The University of Dayton, Constance Beutel, Union Institute and University, A. W. Place, Barbara De Luca, and Karen Abney Korn, The University of Dayton, Conversation at the University Council of Educational Administration Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Kowalski, T. J, Zigler, T., Place, A.W., & Edmister, J. (2007, October). Encouraging and guiding

 practice-based research in Educational Administration programs. Symposium at the

 Annual Meeting of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, St. Louis, MO.

Place, A. W. (2004, October). Theory, research, practice, caring, and spirituality: Zen and the art

 of educational administration. Presidential Address at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-

Western Educational Research Association, Columbus, OH.

Place, A. W. (2002, August). presentation/discussion—Initial reactions from a two year

reconnection with the Principalship: Will it impact my professorship? National Council of

 Professors of Educational Administration Conference, Burlington, VT.

I organized & chaired a symposium (October, 1997). A cross-cultural discussion of the 1997 UCEA conference theme--Negotiating Borders: Culture and Context in Educational Research, Policy and Practice. A. William Place, University of Dayton; Larry McNeal, Illinois State University; Jennifer Beaumont, Temple University; Linda Tillman, University of New Orleans; Eugene Sanders, Bowling Green State Univ. Symposium at the University Council of Educational Administration Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Place, A. W. (1996, October). Communication skills. Invited presentation at the Indiana Non-

Public Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

I organized & chaired a symposium (August, 1995). The teaching of educational ad-ministration research in doctoral programs: Methods, tools, or “a way of thinking”? A. W. Place, The University of Dayton, C. Benz, The University of Dayton, I. P. Young, The Ohio State University, T. Drake, Ball State University, & J. McNamara, Texas A. & M. Symposium for the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Conference, Williamsburg, VA.