Troubling Gender and Principal Leadership in Elementary Schools ft. Ken MacKinnon

In his EdD work, Dr. Ken MacKinnon explored the impact that the discourses around gender and leadership have on the work of both males and females who take on the role of Principal. In this conversation, we take up some of the themes presented in his dissertation, “‘Thank goodness you are a man!’: Troubling Gender and Principal Leadership in Elementary Schools.”

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Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer. As the founder and chief catalyst at voicEd Radio, Hurley is passionate about nurturing stronger relationships between education research, practice and policy.