Telling Stories: Examining the Views of an African-Centered Female Minority Leader
Davenport, Elizabeth K., Advancing Women in Leadership
Many educators believe that unless a determined effort is made to include cultural relevance in public school curriculums, public education will continue to fail African-American students. In fact, the quality of one's experience in education and in the community is often identified as a critical determinant for gaining a foundation for higher intellectual pursuits. This article examines the beliefs of an African-centered educator as she uses her own African-centered model to empower African-American students and solve this serious problem in her community.
There is an increasing interest in the leadership of schools. During the past two decades of school research …
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Publication information: Article title: Telling Stories: Examining the Views of an African-Centered Female Minority Leader. Contributors: Davenport, Elizabeth K. - Author. Journal title: Advancing Women in Leadership. Volume: 23. Publication date: Winter 2007. Page number: Not available. © Advancing Women Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.