Michael J. Salmonowicz, PhD
           writer, speaker, consultant, researcher 

Academic Writing

Below is a bibliography of my academic writing. Click on the title of a piece to download a PDF version. Links for Teachers' Guide to School Turnarounds and my 2006 teaching materials will take you to the websites where they are available for purchase.

Refereed Articles

 

(2011). Duke, D. L., Konold, T. R., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Teacher perceptions of what needs to be changed in low-performing schools. ERS Spectrum: Journal of Research and Information, 29(1), 1-15.

 

(2010). Duke, D., & Salmonowicz, M. Key decisions of a first-year ‘turnaround’ principal. Educational Management Administration and Leadership, 38(1), 33-58.

 

(2010). Tucker, P. D., Higgins, J. A., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Teacher and principal perceptions of change in low-performing schools. ERS Spectrum: Journal of Research and Information, 28(4), 13-25.

 

(2009). Salmonowicz, M. J., & Levy, M. K. Turning around Maple Shade Middle School: A principal’s initial reform efforts. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 12(1), 26-37.

 

(2008). Duke, D. L., Tucker, P. D., Higgins, J., Lanphear, L., Levy, M. K., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Are local policies supporting instruction becoming standardized? Leadership and Policy in Schools, 7, 1-29.

 

(2008). Salmonowicz, M. J. Grades and graduation: An ethical dilemma. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 11(1), 18-25.

 

(2008). Tucker, P. D., Salmonowicz, M. J., & Levy, M. K. Values and practices in low-performing schools: Virginia School Turnaround Specialist principals and comparison principals. ERS Spectrum: Journal of Research and Information, 26(2), 21-33.

 

(2007). Duke, D. L., Tucker, P. D., Salmonowicz, M. J., & Levy, M. K. How comparable are the perceived challenges facing principals of low-performing schools? International Studies in Educational Administration, 35(1), 3-21.

 

(2007). Salmonowicz, M. J. Scott O'Neill and Lincoln Elementary School: Preventing a slide from good to worse. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 10(2), 28-37.

 

(2007). Stroup, J. T., Salmonowicz, M. J., & Broom, C. C. James Madison High: A school at the crossroads. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 10(3/4), 10-20.

 

(2006). Salmonowicz, M. J. Fostering student desire for postsecondary education. Schools: Studies in Education, 3(1), 115-125.

 

(2005). Tucker, P. D., Henig, C. B., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Learning outcomes of an educational leadership cohort program. Educational Considerations, 32(2), 27-35.


Non-Refereed Articles

 

(2009). Salmonowicz, M. Meeting the challenge of school turnaround: Lessons from the intersection of research and practice. Phi Delta Kappan, 91(3), 19-24.

 

(2007, September 12). Salmonowicz, M. J. Teach For America—Second things first [Commentary]. Education Week, p. 24.


 

Books and Book Chapters

 

(2014). Duke, D. L., Tucker, P. D., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Teachers' guide to school turnarounds (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

(2008). Duke, D. L., Tucker, P. D., Salmonowicz, M. J., & Levy, M. K.
U-Turn required: How Virginia's first school turnaround specialists are meeting the challenges of improving low-performing schools. In W. K. Hoy & M. F. DiPaola (Eds.), Improving schools: Studies in leadership and culture, (pp. 137-167). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

 

(2008). Duke, D. L., Tucker, P. D., Salmonowicz, M. J., Levy, M., & Saunders, S. Teachers’ guide to school turnarounds. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.


Technical Reports

 

(2013). de la Torre, M., Allensworth, E., Jagesic, S., Sebastian, J., Salmonowicz, M., Meyers, C., & Gerdeman, R. D. Turning around low-performing schools in Chicago (Full Report). Chicago: Consortium on Chicago School Research.
 
(2012). de la Torre, M., Allensworth, E., Jagesic, S., Sebastian, J., Salmonowicz, M., Meyers, C., & Gerdeman, R. D. Changes in student populations and teacher workforce in low-performing Chicago schools targeted for reform (Issues & Answers Report, REL 2012–No. 123). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest.
 
(2012). de la Torre, M., Allensworth, E., Jagesic, S., Sebastian, J., Salmonowicz, M., Meyers, C., & Gerdeman, R. D. Turning around low-performing schools in Chicago (Summary Report). Chicago: Consortium on Chicago School Research.
 
(2005). Duke, D. L., Tucker, P. D., Belcher, M., Crews, D., Harrison-Coleman, J., Higgins, J., Lanphear, L., Marshall, M., Reasor, H., Richardson, S., Rose, M., Salmonowicz, M. J., Scott, W., Taylor, R., Thomas, C., & West, J.
Lift-off: Launching the school turnaround process in 10 Virginia schools. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia, Partnership for Leaders in Education.


 

Teaching Materials

 

(2008). Duke, D. L., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Deborah Jewell-Sherman and the Richmond Public Schools (A Case). Charlottesville, VA: Partnership for Leaders in Education, University of Virginia.

 

(2008). Duke, D. L., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Deborah Jewell-Sherman and the Richmond Public Schools (B Case). Charlottesville, VA: Partnership for Leaders in Education, University of Virginia.


(2008). Duke, D. L., & Salmonowicz, M. J.
Deborah Jewell-Sherman and the Richmond Public Schools (Teaching Note). Charlottesville, VA: Partnership for Leaders in Education, University of Virginia.

(2008). Duke, D. L., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Securing a high-quality education for every child in Delaware (A Case). Charlottesville, VA: Partnership for Leaders in Education, University of Virginia.

(2008). Duke, D. L., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Securing a high-quality education for every child in Delaware (B Case). Charlottesville, VA: Partnership for Leaders in Education, University of Virginia.

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2008). Duke, D. L., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Securing a high-quality education for every child in Delaware (Teaching Note). Charlottesville, VA: Partnership for Leaders in Education, University of Virginia.

(2006). Frazier, P., & Salmonowicz, M. J. Pleasant Valley Elementary School: Celebrating success one student at a time (UVA-OB-0882). Charlottesville, VA: Darden Business Publishing.

(2006). Keeler, M., & Salmonowicz, M. J. South River Elementary School: Touching the hearts and minds of students (UVA-OB-0883). Charlottesville, VA: Darden Business Publishing.

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