Dr. Stacey Edmonson

Dr. Stacey Edmonson

Dean, College of Education

Stacey Edmonson

Research Interests:

  • School law
  • Burnout and stress in education;
  • Ethics in education;
  • Special programs/populations

Courses Taught:

  • ASE 572 School Law
  • ASE 586 Special Programs and Populations
  • ASE 662 Principal Internship
  • EDL 772 Qualitative Research Methodology
  • EDL 732 Instructional Theory

Publications:

  • Combs, J., Jackson, S., & Edmonson, S. (2007, accepted for publication).  The Predictive Value of the Job Demands Resource Model for Elementary Principal Burnout.  In G. Gates, Ed. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, Inc. 
  • McCauley, J., & Edmonson, S. (2007, Winter).  Senior Readers: Helping Literacy Come Full Circle.  The TEPSA  Journal, 22-25. 
  • Edmonson, S., & Irby, B. (2006, in press).  Tips for Conducting Qualitative Research: A Workbook for Students.  Boston: Allyn & Bacon. 
  • Combs, J., & Edmonson, S. (2007, in press).  Helping Teachers Use Theories: Applying Tuckman’s Theory to Small Group Development.   A case study in K.T. Henson, Supervision: A Collaborative Approach.  Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Edmonson, S. (2006).  The Relationship between Burnout and Stress among Special Educators.  In Understanding Teacher Stress in an Age of Accountability. C. Lambert and C. McCarthy, Eds., pp.197-214.  Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, Inc. 
  • Edmonson, S., & Combs, J. (2006).  Crunching Numbers: Using Data and Evaluation to Develop Leadership Capacity.  Insight, 21(1), 23-26. 
  • Nichter, M., & Edmonson, S. (2005, Fall).  The Role of Counselors in Special Education.  Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory, and Research, 33(2), 50-62. 
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2006).  Ethics in Principal Preparation Programs: A Move Towards Best Practice. In Unbridled Spirit: Best Practices in Teaching, Scholarship, & Service for the Effective Educational Administration.  F. Dembowski, Ed. , pp.182-189,
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2006).  Student Loans and Social Security Benefits: A Debt
      to be Paid.  School Law Reporter, 48(2), 1-3.  
  • Polnick, B. & Edmonson, S.L. (2006).  Developing Data Analysis Skills in Principals.  Scholar Practitioner Quarterly, 3(1), 39-52.
  • Combs, J., & Edmonson, S. (2006, Winter).  Making Sense of Data-Driven Decision Making.  Insight, 21(2), 20-23. 
  • Hutto, N., Fisher, A., & Edmonson, S. (2006).  The Texas Education Agency and Governance of Education. Texas Public School Organization and Administration, 10th edition.  J. Vornberg, Ed., pp.71-90,  Duluque, IA:  Kendall & Hunt. 
  • Edmonson, S. (2006).  Role Ambiguity.  In Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration. F. English, Ed.  Sage Publications. p. 883.
  • Edmonson, S. (2006).  Role Conflict.   In Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration. F. English, Ed.  Sage Publications. p. 883-884.
  • Creighton, T. & Edmonson, S. (2006).  Admissions.  In Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration. F. English, Ed.  Sage Publications. p. 27-29.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2005).  Public Displays of Religious Materials: Yes and No.  School Law Reporter, 47(8), 1-3.  
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2006, Summer). Prayer in Public Schools: Superintendents’ Policies and Practices.  Catalyst for Change, 34(2), 40-48. 
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Johnson, S.A. (2005).  Moving Instruction to Higher Levels of Cognition.  Insight, 19(1), 12-14.
  • Johnson, S.A., & Edmonson, S.L. (2005).  Discovering the Importance of Cognition and its Influence on Teaching Effectiveness.  National Forum on Teacher Education, 15(2), 50-59.
  • Johnson, S.A., & Edmonson, S.L. (2005).  Internship: Ensuring Practitioner Success.  In National Summit on School Leadership: Crediting the Past, Challenging the Present, and Changing the Future.  C. Fulmer, Ed., p. 171-178. Lanham, VA: Rowman & Littlefield Education.
  • Funk, C., & Edmonson, S.L. (2005).  Leadership Tips for Aspiring Administrators. In Leadership: A Bridge to Ourselves. S. Harris, B. Alford, & J. Ballenger, Eds., pp. 208-211.  Austin, TX: Texas Council of Women School Executives. 
  • Johnson, S.A., & Edmonson, S.L. (2005).  Understanding Leadership Behavior to Improve Administrator Performance. In Leadership: A Bridge to Ourselves. S. Harris, B. Alford, & J. Ballenger, Eds., pp. 33-39.  Austin, TX: Texas Council of Women School Executives. 
  • Edmonson, S., Fisher, A., & Polnick, B. (2005). Ethical Administrators: Tools for the Trade.  School Leadership Review, 1(1), 83-90.
  • Nichter, M. & Edmonson, S. (2005).  Using your Counselor Wisely.  Texas Study of Secondary Education. 14(2), 10-13.
  • Busch, S., MacNeill, A., & Edmonson, S. (2005). Students’ Achievement Improves when Principals Focus on School Culture and Climate. Texas Study of Secondary Education. 14(2), 17-19
  • Funk, C. & Edmonson, S. (2004). The No Child Left Behind Act: Current Analyses of Constitutionality and Effectiveness.  Education Leadership Review, 5(2), 59-64. 
  • Polnick, B., Reed, D., Funk, C., & Edmonson, S. (2004).  Groudbreaking Women: Inspirations and Trailblazers. Advancing Women in Leadership. [Online], pages. Available www.advancingwomen.com/awl/winter2004/Polnick.html
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2004, Spring).  Survival Kit for Leaders.   [Review of the book Survival Kit for Leaders, by J.Kunich and R. Lester]. Advancing Women in Leadership. [Online], 5 pages.  Available http://www.advancingwomen.com/awl/spring2004/Edmonson.html 
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2003 - 2004).  Cases published in the School Law Reporter – volumes 45(2), 45(3), 45(4), 45(5), 45(6), 45(7), 45(8), 45(9), 45(10), 45(11), 45(12), 46(1), 46(2), 46(3), 46(4), 46(5), 46(6), 46(7), 46(8), 46(9), 46(10), 46(11), 46(12), 47(1), 47(2), 47(3), 47(4), 47(5), 47(6), 47(7), 47(8), 47(9), 47(10), 47(10), 47(12), 48(1), 48(2). Published monthly by the Education Law Association. 
  • Edmonson, S., & Reed, D. (2003).  Understanding the Role of the School Nurse: A Principal’s Guide.  Texas Study of Secondary Education, 13(1), 23-24.
  • Hutto, N., Fisher, A., & Edmonson, S. (2003).  The Texas Education Agency and Governance of Education. Texas Public School Organization and Administration, 9th edition.  J. Vornberg, Ed., pp.71-90,  Duluque, IA:  Kendall & Hunt. 
  • Thompson, D.P., & Edmonson, S..L. (2003).  Qualified Immunity Under 42U.S.C. Section 1983: When is the Law Clearly Established?  School Law Reporter, 45(6), 1-3, 13. 
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2003). Internships Behind Bars: An Educational Challenge.  Journal of Correctional Education,54(1), 24-26. .  
  • Irby, B., & Edmonson, S.L. (2003, under contract).  Qualitative Research: A Handbook for Educational Leaders.  Pro<Active Publishing Company.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2003).  Bridging the Gaps in Leadership Preparation through Administrative Internships.  Professors and Practitioners: Building Bridges through Leadership. In F. Lunenburg and C. Carr, Eds., pp.316-328, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Edmonson, S.L. [contributor] (2003).  The Best Test Preparation for the TExES.  Research and Education Association: Piscataway, NJ. 
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2003).  The Balance Between Student Drug Testing and Fourth Amendment Rights in Response to Board of Education v. Earls.  Education and the Law, 14(4), 265-274. 
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2003).  Effective Internships for Effective New Administrators.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 470 757)
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2003).  Aspiring Administrators: Promoting Reflective Leadership Practices.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 470 754)
  • Edmonson, S.L., Fisher, A., & Polnick, B. (2003). Portrait of an Ethical Administrator.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 475 494)
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2003).  Creating Ethical Administrators: A Challenge for both Professional and Practitioner.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 470 756)
  • Edmonson, S.L., Fisher, A., Brown, G., Irby, B., & Lunenburg, F. (2003).  Creating a Collaborative Culture.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 470 755)
  • Edmonson, S.L., Fisher, A., & Christensen, J. (2003).  Project CONNECT: A University’s Efforts to Close the Gaps.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 477 438)
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2003).  Effective Use of Adjunct Professors in Educational Leadership.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 475 420)
  • Polnick, B., & Edmonson, S.L. (2003).  Developing Data Analysis Skills in Principals.   (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 476 419)
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002).  Student Drug Testing in Texas: What Every Principal Should Know.  Texas Study of Secondary Education, 12(1), 17-19.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002, Spring).  Student Writing Assignments:  Getting What You Ask For.  Communication Across the Curriculum, 21(1), 9.
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Thompson, D. (2002).  Burnout among Special Educators: A Meta-Analysis. Chapter in Toward Wellness: Prevention, Coping, and Stress. G. Gates and M. Wolverton, Eds., pp. 151-177.  Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
  • Thompson, D., & Edmonson, S. (2002).  Policy Alternatives for Student Pre-Activity and Graduation Messages in Light of Santa Fe v. Doe.  West’s Education Law Reporter, 163 (2), 541-550.
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2002).  Creating Ethical Administrators:  A Challenge in Educational Leadership.  Education Leadership Review 3(2), 33-37.
  • Edmonson, S.L., Fisher, A., Brown, G., & Irby, B. (2002).  Reflective Practice as an Effective Tool for Assessing Standards. The International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, 6(25). Available online at www.ucalgary.ca/~iejll.
  • Edmonson, S.L., Fisher, A., Brown, G., Irby, B., & Lunenburg, F. (2002).  Creating a Collaborative Culture.  Catalyst for Change, 31(3), 9-13.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002).  The Fourth Amendment Rights of Students in Response to Board of Education v. Earls.  Balancing Rights: Education Law in a Brave New World.  Education Law Association, 525-534.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002).  Women and Special Educator Burnout: A Research Synthesis.    (ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 470 519)
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002).  Burnout among Special Education Administrators.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 470 520)
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Thompson, D. (2002).  Burnout among Special Educators: A Meta-Analysis.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 470 521)
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002). The Balance Between Student Drug Testing and Fourth Amendment Rights in Response to Board of Education v. Earls.    (ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 473 375)
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002).  Texas Superintendents’ Role in Student Fourth Amendment Rights.    (ERIC Document Reproduction Service ED 469 167)
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Fisher, A. (2002).  The Challenge of Creating Ethical Administrators.    (ERIC Document Reproduction Service EJ 659 202)
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002).  Ethical Leadership and Decision-Making in Education: Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas,. [Review of the book Ethical Leadership and Decision-Making in Education: Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas, by J.Poliner Shapiro and J.A. Stefkovich]. Catalyst for Change, 32(1), 20.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2002).  The Fourth Amendment Rights of Students in Response to Board of Education v. Earls.  Balancing Rights: Education Law in a Brave New World . 48th Annual Conference Proceedings, Education Law Association.
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Thompson, D. (2001).  The “Role” of Burnout among Special Educators: The Relationship between Burnout and Role Tensions.    (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 454 655)             
  • Edmonson, S.L. (2001).  Ethical Leadership and Decision-Making in Education: Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas,. [Review of the book Ethical Leadership and Decision-Making in Education: Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas, by J.Poliner Shapiro and J.A. Stefkovich]. Catalyst for Change, 30(3), 18-19.
  • Edmonson, S.L., & Thompson, D. (2001).  The Fourth Amendment Rights of Students: An Examination of Drug Testing Policies among Public Independent School Districts in Texas.  2001: A Legal Odyssey. Education Law Association, pp. 289-300.
  • Edmonson, S. (2000).  Job Burnout Among Special Educators:  A Meta-Analysis.  (Doctoral dissertation, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2000).  Dissertation Abstracts International.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (August, 2000). Walter D. Cocking Lecture Report.  National Council of Professors of Educational Administration Reporter, 54(5).
  • Edmonson, S.L. (1999).  Teaming and Teacher Motivation.  Catalyst for Change, 28(2), 11-13.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (1999).  “Stretching” Exercises for Qualitative Researchers. [Review of the book “Stretching” exercises for qualitative researchers, by Valerie Janesick].  Education Review [Online], 3 pages.  Available http://www.ed.asu.edu/edrev/reviews/rev65.html [1999, July 22]
  • Edmonson, S.L. (1999).  Gangs in Schools: Signs, Symbols, and Solutions. [Review of the book Gangs in schools: Signs, symbols, and solutions, by Arnold Goldstein and Donald Kodluboy]. Catalyst for Change, 28(2), 24.
  • Edmonson, S.L. (1999).  Life Would Be Easy if It Weren’t for Other People. [Review of the book Life would be easy if it weren’t for other people, by Connie Podesta with Vicki Sanderson].  Catalyst for Change, 29(1), 28.

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