Mark Anthony  Gooden

Mark Anthony Gooden

Associate Professor, Director of the Principalship Program & PSEL Coordinator


Principalship Program, Public School Executive Leadership

Email
gooden@austin.utexas.edu

Office & Hours

Office: Sanchez 310H
Wednesday: 11 AM-Noon; 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm
I am also available by appointment in person and via Skype. My Skype name is goodenma.Please contact me via email to set either of these up.

Phone
+1 512-475-8574

Fax
+1 512-471-5975

Courses of Instruction
EDA 388L
School Law. Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012
 
EDA 388L
School Law (Doctoral). Fall 2009
 
EDA 682
Public School Administration. Summers 2009, 2010, 2011
 
EDA 683 
The Principalship. Summers 2009, 2010, 2011
 
EDA 387 Q
Introduction to Systems of Human Inquiry. Spring 2010, 2011
 
EDA 383
Advanced Quantitative Research and Analysis. Spring 2011, 2012
 
 

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Educational Administration
1912 Speedway D5400
Austin, TX 78712-1604
UT Mail Code: D5400

Profile

Mark Anthony Gooden, Ph.D., serves as an Associate Professor in the Educational Administration Department. He is also Director of The University of Texas at Austin Principalship Program (UTAPP). His research interests include the principalship, anti-racist leadership, urban educational leadership and legal issues in education. His research has appeared in Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, Education and Urban Society, The Journal of Negro Education, Educational Administration Quarterly, The Sage Handbook of African-American Education and The Principal’s Legal Handbook. He currently serves as a member of Executive Committee and President-Elect of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), a consortium of over 90 higher education institutions committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children. He has served on various committees for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and is a member of the Educational Law Association (ELA).

Before entering higher education, Mark served as a secondary mathematics teacher and department chairperson who facilitated professional development workshops for and with teachers and educational leaders in Columbus Public Schools. He has spent 12 years in higher education developing and teaching courses in leadership, diversity, law, and research methods. During that time he has also developed, designed, and facilitated professional development courses in diversity, leadership, and law. Mark co-developed with Ann O’Doherty a module for UCEA that helps leaders understand how examining their beliefs, attitudes, and racial awareness can improve their ability to support diverse learners. The module is entitled Building a Community of Trust Through Racial Awareness of Self and is available gratis. Mark also serves as Associate Editor of the journal of Urban Education and on the boards of the Journal of Cases of Educational Leadership and the Journal of Research on Leadership Education. Mark earned his PhD in Policy and Leadership from The Ohio State University in 2001.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy

 

 

 

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

School of Educational Policy and Leadership, August 2001

Educational Administration and Higher Education Administration

Double Cognate: Law and Quantitative Statistics

 

Master of Arts

 

 

 

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Educational Policy and Leadership, June 2001 

Educational Administration and Higher Education Administration

Master of Arts

 

 

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

School of Teaching and Learning, August 1994 

Mathematics Education

Bachelor of Arts

 

Albany State College, Albany, Georgia

Mathematics, cum laude, June 1993 

Representative Publications

Calvoz, R., Davis, B.W., & Gooden, M.A. (2013). Cyber bullying and free speech: Striking an age-appropriate balance. Cleveland State Law Review 61 (2), 357-359.

Calvoz, R., Davis, B.W., & Gooden, M.A. (2013). On-campus punishment for off-campus behavior? What every principal should know about cyberbullying. Texas Study of Secondary Education, Vol.XXII, (2 ), 10-12.

Gooden, M.A., & Dantley, M. (2012). Centering race in a framework for leadership preparation [Special Issue]. Journal of Research on Leadership in Education 7(2), 235-251.

 Gooden, M. A. (2012).An examination of principals’ knowledge of technology and the first amendment law: Implications for leadership [Special Issue]. Journal of School Leadership 22(6), 1130-1154 .

Gooden, M. A. & McNeal, L. (2012).From the courtroom to the schoolhouse-recent advancements in school law and implications for leadership [Special Issue]. Journal of School Leadership 22(6), 1062-1064 .

Gooden, M. A. (2012).What does racism have to do with leadership? Countering the idea of color-blind leadership: A reflection on race and the growing pressures of the urban principalship [Special Issue]. Journal of Educational Foundations 26(1-2), 67-84.

Gooden, M. A., Bell, C.M., Gonzalez, R.M., & Lippa, A.P. (2011). Planning university-urban district partnerships: Implications for principal preparation programs [Special Issue]. Educational Planning 20(2), 1-13.

Recent Awards

  • 2012 Best Faculty Paper, Stream 12, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Conference-Toulouse, France.

Current Research Projects and Grants

Principal Investigator (2010-2013). Preparing Leaders to Support the Education of Diverse Learners. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education Fund Improvement of Post-Secondary Education($730,505 awarded).

Principal Investigator (2008-2013). University of Texas Collaborative Urban Leadership Project: A university-district partnership to develop of 120 educational leaders in Dallas, Houston, and Harlandale urban districts. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education School Leadership Program ($3,300,000 awarded).

Principal Investigator (2007). Evaluating the Ohio Principal Evaluation System. A project designed to pilot and assess Ohio’s newly developed evaluation system including the viability of three multi-rater (360 degree) instruments. Funded by the Ohio Department of Education ($100,000 awarded).

Principal Co-author and Co-designer (2003). Ed Admin Direct Master of Education in Educational Administration Program. Developed and submitted an internal proposal to receive program start up funds from University of Cincinnati’s Provost’s Office ($266,000 awarded).

Principal Investigator (2002). Great Cities’ Universities Urban Teacher Corps: Urban Teacher Leader Institute Grant. Project funded by the U.S. Department of Education Preparing Teachers to Use Technology Tomorrow (PT3) Program ($17,000 awarded).

Boards, Committees and Associations

  • President-Elect (2013). University Council for Educational Administration.
  • Executive Committee Member (2011-present). University Council for Educational Administration.
  • Committee Member (2012). Edwin Bridges Award Selection Committee.
  • Committee Member (2011). AERA Lifetime Scholar Award Selection Committee.
  • Chair (2011-13). The University of Texas Elementary School Management Board
  • Chair (2009-Present). The University of Texas Elementary School Management Board
  • Member (2012). Student Life and Activities Committee. The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Member (2012-Present). Faculty Council. The University of Texas at Austin.