Follow

Dissertations from 2019

PDF

G.I. Jane Fem etran Goes Corporate: An Exploration of Post-9/11 Female Combat Veterans Transitioning to a Civilian Career, Tumona Austin

PDF

How are Districts Using the Local Control Funding Formula to Close the Achievement Gap, Jacob Briggs

PDF

Factors Considered by Special Education Case Managers When Making a Decision to Mainstream Emotionally Disturbed Students from a Self-Contained Classroom to General Education Classes, Pamela Butler-Harris

PDF

Strengthening Teacher-Student Relationships: Identifying Strategies From Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools, Allison Cano

PDF

Conversational Leadership Behaviors of Exemplary Unified School District Superintendents, Jacqueline A. Cardenas

PDF

How Exemplary Rural Superintendents Build Trust With and Between School Board Members, Edwin Cora

PDF

Examining the Effects of Brain Education on Employee Stress Management, Work Performance, Relationships, and Well-being, Ericka Crawford

PDF

The Perceptions of Online Community College Instructors Regarding the Most Effective Collaborative Instructional, Content Specific, and Social Interaction Learning Strategies to Help Online Students Succeed, Maureen Curry

PDF

How Professional Physical Therapist Education Programs Develop Cultural Competence Within Their Students: An Exploratory Concurrent Mixed Methods Study, Dustin E. Domingo

PDF

A Mixed-Methods Study of How Elementary Principals Build Trust With Staff Using Weisman’s Five Domains of Trust Model, Diana Escalante

PDF

How Exemplary Regional Occupational Centers and Programs Superintendents Build Trust With and Between School Board Members, Theresa M. Giamarino

PDF

Factors of Women-Founded High-Growth Technology Startup, Renee Gillard

PDF

Best Practices for Addressing the Achievement Gap for Hispanic Elementary Students, Megan C. Greene

PDF

Exploring the Perceptions of Parents on Parent Involvement in County Community School Students’ Academic Achievement, Maria Haro

PDF

Exploring the Perceptions of Teachers and Principals on Parent Involvement in County Community School Students’ Academic Achievement, Sandra Luz Hernandez-Monreal

PDF

Student Perceptions of Dual Enrollment Participation, Susan Hochstrat

PDF

Culturally Responsive School Leadership: How Principals Use Culturally Responsive Leadership Strategies to Develop Engaging and Inclusive School Environments for All Students, Cherilynne Hollowell

PDF

The Training of Elementary Assistant Principals, Nailya Jarocki

PDF

Qualitative Study: Flexible Seating in Elementary School Classrooms, Sandeep Jaspal

PDF

The Most Effective Coaching and Professional Development Activities Utilized to Coach Principals toward Exemplary Leadership and Positively Impact Student Outcomes: A Mixed-Method Delphi Study, Derek Jindra

PDF

Exploring Workplace Spirituality and the Benefit it has on Teams, Tracey Kimberly Johnson

PDF

Becoming Leaders: A Phenomenological Study of How Mid-Level Leaders in Christian Universities Develop Leadership Skills, Joy Karavedas

PDF

Experienced Engagement in Appreciative Advising of Adjunct Professors in Community College Education, Margaret Kenrick

PDF

Crisis Leadership and Management of Superintendents During the 2017-18 California Wildfires, Dianna Kitamura

PDF

The Resiliency of Veteran Preschool Special Education Teachers, Monisola Komolafe

PDF

The Muzzling of the Sheepdog: A Mixed-Methods Case Study of the Impacts of Media Reporting on Police Officer Performance, Christopher Landavazo

PDF

Exploring the Perceptions of Leaders in Investor-Owned Utilities in California on Managing Organizational Change Initiatives, Maria Liza Legaspi

PDF

The Impact of Instructional Technology on Lesson Effectiveness and Obstacles to Incorporating Technology Into Lesson Design as Perceived by Elementary School Teachers, Sarah Loring

PDF

Policy Alternatives That Provide California School Districts With the Policy Options Necessary to Develop Facilities to Enhance Student Learning Opportunities and Optimize Financial Resources, Brett Mitchell

PDF

The Impact of Male Gender Dissonance on Women’s Potential Eligibility for Advancement to K-12 Public School Superintendent, Mona Lee Montgomery

PDF

Leadership in Corrections: An Examination of Leadership in California Prisons, Julia Ann Munoz

PDF

The Value of Interactive Multimodal Online Higher Education Classrooms: Examining the Impact of Interactive Multimedia-Based Instructional Design (IMBID), Andrea Munro

PDF

Leadership Trust: A Phenomenological Study of How Major Superiors of Catholic Women Religious Institutes Build Trust With Professed Members, Mary Amanda Nwagbo

PDF

Meaning Makers: A Mixed-Method Case Study of Exemplary Small Business Owner Leaders and the Strategies they Use to Create Personal and Organizational Meaning, Margaret S. Ohlhaver

PDF

Exploring the Perceptions of Citizens of the Impact of Community Policing in Two Ethnically Diverse, Low-Income Communities That Have National Safety Ratings Between 0% and 25% in San Diego County: A Phenomenological Study, Eric O'Neal

PDF

Activities Used and Barriers Encountered by Exemplary California School District Executive-Level Teams, Sandra Pearson Edwards

PDF

The Pathways Taken by Former Hispanic or Latin Teenage Mothers that Achieved a Master's Degree or Higher, Esmeralda Rodriguez-Chalfant

PDF

A Mixed-Methods Study of How Middle School Principals Build Trust with Staff using Weisman’s Five Domains of Trust Model, Wendy Ryerson

PDF

The Effects of Service-Learning on Middle School Students’ Personal Growth, Social Growth, and Citizenship, Kae C. Saelee-Hiraoka

PDF

How Exemplary Suburban Superintendents Build Trust With and Between School Board Members, Daniel Scudero

PDF

The Connection between Learning and Achievement of Gifted and Talented (GATE) High School Students Using a Personalized Learning Framework from the Perspective of High School Teachers, RoseEllen Shea

PDF

A Mixed-Methods Study of How Elementary Principals Build Trust With Staff Using Weisman's Five Domains of Trust Model, Cynthia Smith-Ough

PDF

Academic Achievement and Participation in Out-of-School Educational Robotics Competitions for High School Latino/a Students in Southern California, Jesus Ulloa-Higuera

PDF

Exemplary Leadership: A Mixed-Methods Case Study Discovering How Special Education Administrators Create Meaning, Julia VanderVennet

PDF

Exploring the Characteristic Triad of Resilience: Personal Disposition, Family Support and the Environment within the Cultural Context of Quality Mariachi Academies in the Impoverished Central Valley of California, Lucia Vazquez

PDF

Community College Library Personnel Value Conflicts with Library Services that Target and Track Segments of Student Populations, Alicia Virtue

PDF

Leading With Trust: A Phenomenological Study of the Strategies Leaders in Certified B Corporations Use to Build Trust With Their Employees, Victoria Wodarczyk

PDF

How Exemplary Urban Superintendents Build Trust With and Between School Board Members, Damon J. Wright

Dissertations from 2018

PDF

Exploring the Lived Experiences of Educated Women who Opted Back Into the Workforce After Working as a Stay at Home Mother: A Phenomenological Study, Gina Albertini-Bennett Ed.D.

PDF

A Study of the Global Job Satisfaction and Motivators of Job Satisfaction Among Long-Tenured Protestant Pastors in Southern California, Ron Armstrong

PDF

A Case Study of Strategic Governance in the Implementation of Guided Pathways at Scale at California Community Colleges, Hayley Ashby

PDF

Exemplary Middle School Principals Leading through Conversation, John Ashby

PDF

Latina Community College Leaders and the Role Cultural Intelligence Plays in Their Leadership: El líderazgo inteligente de administradoras Latinas., Patricia Avila

PDF

Examining Generational Differences in The Workplace: Employee Engagement Practices and their Impact on Retention of Different Generations of Human Resources Employees in Higher Education, Lamija Basic

PDF

Technology Integration: A Mixed Methods Study of Best Practices of Technology Integration as Perceived by Expert Middle School Teachers, Carliza Bataller

PDF

Advancing Faculty Adoption of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education: A Delphi Study, Stephanie Brasley

PDF

Developing Social and Emotional Skills in Early Childhood Instruction: A Delphi Study, Tess Breen

PDF

Conversational Leadership: A Phenomenological Study of Exemplary Elementary Superintendents and the Behaviors They Practice in Leading Their Organizations, Kristin Brogan-Baranski

PDF

Best Practices in 21st Century Learning Environments: A Study of Two P21 Exemplar Schools, Susan Brown

PDF

The Perceptions of Elementary School Principals, Elementary School Psychologists, and Elementary Special Education Teachers about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Female Elementary Students: A Phenomenological Study, Julie Campbell

The Conversational Leadership of Regional Directors of Migrant Education, Tammie Castillo-Shiffer

PDF

The Road Less Traveled: How Asian Cultural Values Impact the Career Choice Tendencies of Asian American K-12 Principals, Melissa Chan-Nauli

PDF

The Effects Music and Arts Programs Have on ADD/ADHD Students' Behavior and Academic Performance, Shani Cigarroa

PDF

An Examination of California Home-based Early Childhood Educators’ Self-Determination to Attain a Higher Education Degree, Shirley Collins

PDF

Factors Associated with Attracting and Retaining Church Membership: A Phenomenological Study, Anderson Corley

PDF

Discovering the Best Practices for Design and Development of High School Online Physical Education: A Phenomenological Study, Marie Crosby

PDF

Promoting Equity in Education: Understanding the Secondary Lived Experiences that Propelled Intellectually Disabled Students to Continue Their Education in College, Britta Davidson

PDF

Leader Impact on Vision/Mission, Patricia Davis

PDF

Transition from Military Service to Entrepreneurship: A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experiences of Hispanic Veterans, Manuel De La Torre

PDF

A Look at Emotional Intelligence: A Qualitative Study of Peer Mentorship Via Circle of Friends, Christopher De Loach

PDF

Self-Efficacy of Early Childhood Teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Ariella Rachel Donnelley Smith

PDF

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in Transitional Kindergarten through Second Grade Classrooms: Year three and beyond, Anne Driscoll-Mink

PDF

Middle Managers Working beyond Senior Management’s Expectations: A Phenomenological Study of the Managed Healthcare Industry in Southern California, Gerald Dugas

PDF

Career Coaching: A Study of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Leaders', Jerelyn Dugas

PDF

The Leadership Role of Management Accountants as it Contributes to Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Start-Up Businesses in Southern California, Paula Edwards

PDF

California Energy Policy Alternatives for Commercial Buildings to Create Energy Resiliency, Reduce Carbon Emissions, and Lessen Dependency on Electrical Utilities for the Future California Economy, Russell Garcia

PDF

Best Practices for the Development of English Language in Rural Elementary Schools in Prevention of Long Term English Learners, Heather Christine Gomez

PDF

An Exploration of the Perceptions of Teachers and Administrators on the Relationship Between Professional Learning Community Practices and School Success, Lawrence L. Haggquist

PDF

A Quantitative Correlational Study between Transformational Leadership Behavior and Job Satisfaction among California Card Room Casino Employees, Lydell H. Hall

PDF

The Impact of Male Gender Dissonance on Women’s Potential Eligibility for Advancement to the Position of High School Principal, Kristen Lee Harris

PDF

Conversational Leadership: A Phenomenological Study of Exemplary High School Principals and the Behaviors They Practice in Leading Their Organizations, Robert Harris

PDF

An Ethnographic Investigation into the Influence of Bandura’s Four Psychological Sources of Information on Mid-Career Elementary Teachers’ Self-Efficacy, Mayra Herrera

PDF

Overcoming Community Resistance to Change via the Use of Transformational Leadership by General Managers of Southern California's Coachella Valley Gated Golfing Communities, Shaun A. Hillis

PDF

Effective Teaching and Behavioral Strategies Used by Exemplary Non-Public Alternative Education Schools, Alana Maxine Hughes

PDF

Exemplary California School District Superintendents Leading the Social Media Charge, Jamie Hughes

PDF

The Use of Student Feedback in Teacher Development, Lawrence Jarocki

PDF

An Ethnographic Investigation into the Influence of Bandura’s Four Psychological Sources of Information on Early-Career Elementary Teachers’ Self-Efficacy, Erica Jenson

PDF

The Academic and Social-emotional Effects of Classroom Service Dogs/Specialized Therapy Dogs with Handlers on Student Learning and Behavior in K-12 Special Education Students in Emotional/Behavioral Disordered Placements as Perceived by their Teachers, Sharon Kalkoske

PDF

Teacher Emotional Intelligence and Best Practices for Classroom Management, Juanita E. Kelley

PDF

Sustaining a Career in Community and Technical College Leadership by Coping with Job Stress Through Emotional Intelligence, Claire Korschinowski

PDF

Examining the Factors that Impact Adjunct Faculty Retention in Private Nonprofit Universities, Kara Kuvakas

PDF

Community College Presidents and the Role of Conversational Leadership, Jennifer K. LaBounty

PDF

The Impact of Emotional Intelligence and Affective Behavior on Paramedic Student Field Internship Success, Jim Lambert

PDF

The Impact of Proactive Community Circles on Student Academic Achievement and Student Behavior in an Elementary Setting, Michele Lenertz

PDF

Female Athletic Directors in California: Attaining and Retaining the Position of Athletic Director, Katherine Levensailor

PDF

Engaging Hispanic Science Learners Within California’s Central Valley: A Mixed Methods Study of the Perceptions of High School Teachers Relative to Advanced Placement Science Courses, David Menshew

PDF

Understanding and Describing the Impact of Self-Concept on Weight Loss as Perceived by African American Women, Tchicaya Missamou

PDF

Nonprofit Supervisors' and Teachers' Persectives on the Benefits and Importance of Reflective Supervision, Venus Mixson

PDF

The Human Dynamics Needed in the Change Process for Transformational Implementation of Educational Reform: Common Core State Standards, Daisy Morales

PDF

Why Parents in San Bernardino Choose Public Charter Schools Over Traditional Public Schools, Robert Moss