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Dissertations from 2018

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Role of Conversation in How Educational Services Assistant Superintendents Lead Change, Lisa Paisley

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A Qualitative Study to Describe Behaviors that Exemplary Municipal Police Chiefs and Sheriffs Practice to Lead their Organizations through Conversation, Vincent Plair

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Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: A Transformational Path to Emotional Wellness for U.S. Military Veterans, Cathy Powalski

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An Ethnographic Investigation into the Influence of Bandura’s Four Psychological Sources of Information on Late-Career Elementary Teachers’ Self-Efficacy, Ginger Prewitt

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Creating Systems of Continuous Improvement: A Phenomenological Study of California Districts Engaged in Transforming into Learning Organizations, Kira Shearer

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Teachers' Perceptions of Homework's Effects on English Learners, Peggy Smith

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Rocky Journey Toward Effective LGBT Leadership: A Qualitative Case Study Research of the Perceptions of Openly Gay Male Leaders in High-Level Leadership Positions, Javier Valdovinos

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Identifying and Addressing the Educational Needs of Primary Elementary Latino Males, Sandra Vilas

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Culture, Leadership, and Organizational Learning in California Community Colleges: Exploring the Potential for Second Order Change, Catherine Ellen Webb

Dissertations from 2017

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Supporting a Growth Mindset in High School Classroom Teachers, Peter Abboud

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Monterey Military-Civil Cooperation: A Case Study on Successful Community Defense Against BRAC, Mowafiq W. Alanazi

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Meaning Makers: A Mixed-Method Case Study of Exemplary University Presidents and the Behaviors They Use to Create Personal and Organizational Meaning, Barbara E. Bartels

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The Untold Stories of Former Teen Mothers Who Have Achieved a Master’s Degree or Higher, Tanya M. Benitez

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A Qualitative Study of the Positive Transformation of Public High School Cultures as Perceived by Administrators, Teachers, and Classified Staff Members, Amy L. Besler

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Community College Student Perceptions of University Transfer Barriers, Rick H. Boone

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The Role of Communication in Strategic Planning at California Community Colleges, Linda M. Carvalho Cooley

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Online Formative Assessments as Valid Correlates of Foreign Language Proficiency Levels as Measured by ILR/DLPT5 Summative Tests, Alma Castro-Peet

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Power, Conflict, and the Role of Human Resources in Mitigating Employment Claims, Kim-Khue Chieffo

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Perceptions of Restorative Justice in Urban High Schools, Kathy Crowe

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Job Retention and Job Satisfaction at the Behavior Therapist Level Working in ABA Companies in the Home Setting, Melissa M. Dauster

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What’s In It For Me? The Impact to Social Exchange Dynamics of Hispanic Males Serving as Mentors in Formal Youth Programs, Annica Meza Dawe

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Transforming Conflict: A Grounded Theory Study of Six Behavior Domains of Leaders in Five Different Fields, Scott A. Dick

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The Perceptions of High School Principals in Three Central and Northern California School Districts on the Implementation of Restorative Practices and Resistance to Change Through the Theoretical Lens of Kotter’s Eight-Stage Change Model, Dena M. Fiori

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Exemplary Nonprofit Leaders and the Behaviors They Use to Create Personal and Organizational Meaning, Candice Flint

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Impact of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in California Middle Schools: Year Three and Beyond, Jeffrey Franks

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The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on the Leadership of Public School Superintendents, Antoinette Fulcher Gutierrez

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Exploring the Posttraumatic Growth Experiences of Individuals Bereaved After a Loved One Dies by Suicide, Pamela Gabbay Roethel

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The Impact of Male Gender Dissonance on Women’s Potential Eligibility for Advancement to the Position of Community College Chief Executive Officer, Sam Garzaniti II

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California Community College Administrators' Use of Predictive Modeling to Improve Student Course Completions, Rita Grogan

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Factors Affecting Mental Health Seeking Behaviors of Law Enforcement Officers, Vincent M. Haecker

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Exemplary K-12 Superintendents and the Behaviors They Use to Create Personal and Organizational Meaning, Frances E. Hansell

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Exploring the Motivations That Influence First-Generation Latino Immigrant Students to Seek a College Education, Maricela Hernandez

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Exemplary Leadership: A Mixed-Methods Case Study Discovering How Female Chief Executive Officers Create Meaning, Stephanie A. Herrera

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Meaning Makers: A Mixed-Methods Case Study of Exemplary Chief Executive Officers of Engineering Technology Organizations and the Behaviors They Use to Create Personal and Organizational Meaning, Sandra Kay Hodge

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California’s Local Control Funding Formula and the Local Control and Accountability Plan’s Principally Directed Mandate, David L. Howland Dr

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Meaning-Centered Leadership: How Exemplary Technology Leaders Create Organizational Meaning, Ed Jackson

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An Exploration of Perspectives on the Events Leading to the Adoption of the Same-Sex Liturgy in the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States of America, Karla E. Jensen

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Factors that Build and Sustain a Relationship of Trust between School District Superintendents and Principals, Donna Kellogg

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The Impact of Project-Based Learning on Collegiate Preparedness, Tanya T. MacMartin

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Leadership: A Mixed-Method Case Study to Explore the Behaviors a Consultancy Firm Managing Partner Uses to Create Meaning in Their Leadership—for Themselves and Their Followers—through Character, Relationships, Inspiration, Vision, and Wisdom, Robert J. Mancuso

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Competencies for Competency Based Higher Education: A Delphi Study, Cathryn Grammer Margolin

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Impacting Learning for 21st Century Students: A Phenomenological Study of Higher Education Faculty Utilizing a Service Learning Approach, Christina D. Marshall

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The Leadership Behaviors of a Successful NCAA Division I Water Polo Coach: A Phenomenological Study, Scott T. McCall

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The Effects Classroom Experiences and Student Conduct Have on a Teacher's Self-Efficacy in Schools With Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Lorena G. Medina

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Students With Intellectual Disabilities Accessing Postsecondary Education Settings: Promoting Education Equity: Seeing Students for Their Ability First and Supporting Their Development as Contributing Members Into a Diverse Society, Kathleen N. Mercier

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The Development of Organizational Training: Identifying Generational Differences and Perceptions in Computerized Learning Systems in Government Organizations, Gregory Negron

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Academic Advising and Gender Communication, Sean Nemeth

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Counseling Faculty Perceptions of Challenges and Benefits of Online College Success Courses in California Community Colleges, LaTonya Parker

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A Mixed-Methods Study: Self-Efficacy and Barriers to Participation in Workplace Wellness Programs, Massiel Perez-Calhoon

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Stress and the Female Superintendent: Contributing Factors and Stress Management Strategies from the voices of California Female Superintendents, Monica Peterson

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Alternative to Exclusionary Discipline: Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)—A Delphi Study of Riverside County School Districts’ Directors of Student Services, James D. Pike

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The Effect of Professional Learning Activities on Implementation of California’s Quality Professional Learning Standards in Alignment With the Local Control Funding Formula Priority 2, Sadie Pinotti

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Barriers to Reducing the Digital-Use Divide as Perceived by Middle School Principals, Robert E. Presby

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A Mixed-Methods Study Into the Meaning-Making Leadership Behaviors of Exemplary Chief Executive Officers, Sherri L. Prosser

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The Lived Experiences of Asian Americans Who Became Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of California Community Colleges, Eric Ramones

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A Delphi Study to Identify Jobs that Experts in the Field of Agricultural Business Identify as Necessary for High School Students to be Prepared for in Agriculture in the Next Five Years, to Rate the Importance of the Jobs Identified as Necessary, and to Identify the Skills Necessary to Perform Successfully in Each of the Five Most Highly Rated Jobs, Amanda Richard

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The Lived Experiences of Leading Edge Certified Elementary School Teachers Who Use Instructional Technology to Foster Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity, and Communication in Their Classrooms: A Phenomenological Study, Natalie A. Ruddell

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Identifying Effective Cybersecurity Team Behaviors In Order to Transform Cybersecurity, Afshin Sardaryzadeh

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Exploring the Impostor Phenomenon's Behavioral Characteristics: How Do Gay Male Leaders and Impostors Cope?, Donald B. Scott

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How Exemplar Female Business Leaders Utilize the Six Domains of Conflict Transformation to Establish Common Ground and Produce Breakthrough Results: A Phenomenological Study, Alida Stanowicz

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The 2015 Model Principal Supervisor Professional Standards: Transforming the Role of Principal Supervisors, Melanie Stringer

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A Social Constructionist Inquiry Study on the Lived Experiences of Educators with Dyslexia Overcoming Workplace Barriers and Increasing Their Capacity for Success, Kathryn R. Taylor

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Authentic Leadership Behaviors Contributing to Job Satisfaction of Elementary School Principals and Elementary Special Education Teachers, Penny M. Tharpe

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A Delphi Study: Identifying Practices Used to Build Cohesive Teams in a Virtual Setting, Barbara Thiss

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Leadership Practices That Create a Sustainable Collaborative Community, Regina Tillman

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Finding Common Ground: Learning From Leaders Who Have Utilized Conflict Transformation Behaviors in the Mental Health Field in the United States, Tamarah E. Tilos

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Improving Reading Achievement in High Poverty, Rural Schools, Janet Tufts

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Meaning Makers: A Mixed-Method Case Study of Exemplary Police Chiefs and the Behaviors They Use to Create Personal and Organizational Meaning, Rose Nicole Villanueva

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From War to Home: The Systematic Issues Operation Enduring and Iraqi Freedom Veterans Face Transitioning with PTSD, Tiffany D. Ware

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Improving Special Education Outcomes through Policy, Teacher Practice, and Student Support: A Qualitative Study, Barbara J. Wolford

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Chromebook Access and the Impact on Smarter Balanced Achievement Levels, Melissa Wood

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The Impact of Female School Principals’ Leadership Traits on Teacher Morale in California CBEE Star Schools, Moira Zacharakis 8178731

Dissertations from 2016

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School Connectedness, Language Acquisition and Academic Success: A Study of English Language Learners' Experiences at a Comprehensive High School, Philip M. Alfano

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Tales from the Field: A Phenomenological Study on the Unique Challenges Iraq/Afghanistan PTSD Veterans Experience While Attending a Community College in Southern California, Nick N. Arman

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Preparing Future Leaders: An Ethnographic Study Exploring the Culture of Succession Planning and Leader Development in Christian Higher Education, Andrew Barton

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A Qualitative Study to Discover and Describe Conflict Strategies Used by Exemplar Community College Presidents to Proactively Transform and Resolve Conflict as They Attempt to Shape the Future, Karen J. Bolton

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Emotional Intelligence: A Leader's Impact on Productivity in a Distribution Environment, Herbert Callahan

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A Qualitative Study of Factors Promoting Doctoral Attainment of Second-generation Mexican American Males from California, Jorge Chavarin

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The Role of the Secondary Principal as a Transformational Leader in High Performing, Project Based Learning Schools in California, Daniel P. Ching

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Understanding Millennial, Generation X, and Baby Boomer Preferred Leadership Characteristics: Informing Today’s Leaders and Followers, Lee-Volker Cox

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Sine Qua Non: Emotional Intelligence as the Key Ingredient to Effective Principal, Kelly P. Davids

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A Qualitative Study Analysis on How Utilizing a Token Economy Impacts Behavior and Academic Success, Solomon DeFrancis Dr.

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The Relationship of Communication Styles of Millennial Employees with the Communication Satisfaction and Perceptions of Communicator Competence of Their Supervisors, Edward R. De La Torre

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The Impact of Principal Leadership Behaviors on the Efficacy of New and Experienced Schools to Watch-Taking Center Stage Middle School Teachers, Melanie A. Dopson

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Exploring the Lived Experiences of Exemplary National Blue Ribbon Elementary School Principals in Improving Student Learning Through Effective Coaching Conversations With Their Teachers: A Phenomenological Study, Colleen Flavin

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Labor Market Responsiveness of Washington Community & Technical Colleges, Erin Frasier

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Common Leadership Responsibilities of Principals of Successful Turnaround Schools, Jezelle Fullwood