Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2016 Problem Posing in Leadership Education: Using Case Study to Foster More Effective Problem SolvingJournal of Cases in Educational Leadership.
2016 The effects of Expressive Writing on general and mathematics anxiety for a sample of high school studentsThe Journal of Creativity in Mental Health.
2014 The impact of an alternative professional development model on teacher practices in formative assessment and student learningTeacher Development. 141-162.
2013 Content and context of the administrative internship: How mentoring and sustained activities impact preparationMentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 59-79.
2013 Understanding mentoring as leadership development: perspectives of district administrators and aspiring LeadersJournal of Research on Leadership Education. 77-96.
2012 Building the Foundation for Data-Based Decision Making In A School/University Leadership Preparation PartnershipNCPEA, Education Leadership Review.
2012 Transformative impact of the mentor/mentee relationship on district leaders and aspiring leadersJournal of Research on Leadership Education.
2011 Building Bridges between Knowledge and Practice: A University-School District Leadership Preparation Program PartnershipJournal of Educational Administration. 292-312.
2011 The School Leadership Program Communication Hub: Building Actionable Knowledge about Improving Leadership PreparationThe International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation.
2011 The Tension between Accountability and “Formatively”: Implications for Educational PlanningEducational Planning. 22-30.
2011 Tracing the Development of a Rural University-District Partnership: Four Pillars Necessary for Continued SuccessJournal of School Leadership.
2010 Best Practices of Elementary School PrincipalsJournal of Educational Administration. 48-63.
2010 Four Pillars of Effective University-School District Partnerships: Implications for Educational PlanningEducational Planning. 46-60.
2009 Building the Foundation for Data-Based Decision Making: Consensus on Language and ConceptsInternational Electronic Journal for Leadering in Learning.
2009 Teaching Social and Emotional Competence in Early ChildhoodInternational Journal of Special Education.
2007 Services for children with autism spectrum disorders: What needs to change?Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 133-147.
2006 Troops to Teachers’ Classroom Effectiveness: Implications for PrincipalsNASSP Bulletin. 102-131.
2004 The Spiritual Dimension of Leadership: How Leaders Ignite the Spirit of the Community College.Community College Journal. 10-13.
2002 Elementary Teachers' Classroom Assessment and Grading PracticesJournal of Educational Research. 203-213.
1999 The impact of mandated statewide testing on teachers' classroom assessment and instructional practices.

Books

Year Title
2015 Formative Assessment Leadership.  Larchmont, New York.
2014 Formative Assessment Leadership
2012 Successful School Leadership Preparation and Development.  Ed. 17.  Emerald.

Chapters

Year Title
2015 Case Study Response to The Censorship CrisisEducational Leadership in Action: A Casebook for Aspiring Leaders. Abingdon, Oxford: Routledge.
2012 Learning from the Evolution of a University-District PartnershipIn Sanzo, Myran & Normore's co-editors, (Dec. 2012) Successful School Leadership Preparation and Development , Emerald, UK. Emerald.

Grants

  • Teaching and Leading a Quality Mathematics Learning Environment  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2014 - 2015
  • Partnership for School Leadership Preparation and Training School Leadership Grant Program, U.S. Department of Education  awarded by U.S. Department of Education 2010 - 2015
  • Developing Bio-Micro/Nano-Fluidics and Bio-MEMS/NEMS Courses: An Interdisciplinary Learning Community to Biologists and Engineers  awarded by National Science Foundation 2009 - 2014
  • Graduate Fellows for Excellence in Engineering and Mathematics Education in K-12 Schools  awarded by National Science Foundation 2009 - 2014
  • The Generational Educators Network (Gen) Futures Program  awarded by United States Department of Education 2008 - 2013
  • Partnership for Teaching and Leading Quality Mathematics Education  awarded by Improving Teacher Quality State Grants, SCHEV 2011 - 2012
  • Teaching and Leading for a Quality Mathematics Learning Environment  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2011 - 2012
  • The Generational Educators Network (GEN) Futures Program (GEN “F”), Supplemental Award  awarded by U.S. Department of Education 2009 - 2012
  • The Directors' Institute  awarded by The Tidewater Foundation for Children 2007 - 2011
  • Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Program  awarded by U.S. Department of Education 2005 - 2011
  • Teaching and Leading for a Quality Mathematics Learning Environment  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2009 - 2010
  • Mathematics Content, Pedagogy and Classroom Assessment Teacher Professional Development  awarded by VA Department of Education 2008 - 2009
  • Middle School Mathematics Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Assessment Training  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) 2008 - 2009
  • Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Assessment Literacy in Middle School Mathematics  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2008 - 2009
  • Teaching American History Grant  awarded by Newport News Public Schools, U.S. Department of Education 2006 - 2009
  • Assessment for Learning Professional Development  awarded by Norfolk Public Schools 2007 - 2008
  • Dropout and Graduation Rates in Hampton Roads: Trends and Implications for School Improvement  awarded by Norfolk Foundation 2007 - 2008
  • Earth Systems Science: Content, Technology, and Data Collection  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia: Improving Teacher Quality State Grant Program 2007 - 2008
  • Improving Teacher Quality State Grant Program, Northampton County Public Schools  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2007 - 2008
  • Integrating Instruction and Assessment for Powerful Literacy  awarded by Old Dominion University Research Foundation 2007 - 2008
  • Newport News Leadership Development Preparation Program  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2005 - 2008
  • Northampton County Pubic Schools/Old Dominion University Research to Practice Collaborative  awarded by Virginia Department of Educaion 2006 - 2007
  • GROW Pre-Kindergarten Program Evaluation  awarded by Hampton City Schools - 2007
  • Integrating reading/science into the core area for grades 4-8 teachers  awarded by SCHEV 2005 - 2006
  • Northampton County Public Schools/Old Dominion University Research to Practice Collaborative  awarded by Virginia Department of Education 2005 - 2006
  • Reading in the Content Area  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia: Improving Teacher Quality State Grant Program 2005 - 2006
  • GEAR-Up/ACCESS Virginia, Summer Enrichment Program  awarded by State Council of Higher Education for Virginia - 2005
  • Data-Based Leadership: Transforming Educational Practices  awarded by MetLife Foundation 2005 -
  • Keywords

  • Formative Assessment
  • Instructional Leadership
  • School and University Collaboration
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Education, Virginia Commonwealth University 2003
  • M.Ed. in Middle School Education, Lesley College 1989
  • B.F.A. in Fine Arts, College for Creative Studies 1986
  • Full Name

  • Steven Myran