Dr. Cynthia Norris
, Professor of Graduate Education/Director, EdD in Executive Leadership
Alt Phone: 865.599.3848
Office: 126 Cedar Bluff
EdD, Educational Administration and Supervision, University of Tennessee
MS, Special Education, Tennessee Wesleyan College
BS, Elementary Education/ English, 1967
Relevant professional experience:
Director, University of Houston, Houston Area Urban Principals Institute, 1994-1996
Executive Director, University of Houston, Metro-Houston Administrator Assessment and Development Center (NASSP), 1989-1992
Co-Facilitator, University of Houston, Danforth Foundation Program for the Preparation of School Principals, 1988-1994
Research and Teaching Areas
(Book) Ubben, G. Hughes, L. & Norris, C. ( In Press). The principal (8th ed.) Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
(Book) Ubben, G., Hughes, L. & Norris, C (2010). The principal (7th ed.). Boston: Allyn
(Book) Norris, C., Barnett, B., Basom, M., and Yerkes, D. (2002). The learning community: A model for developing educational leaders. New York: Teacher’s College Press.
(Book) Barnett, B., McQuarrie, F., and Norris, C. (1991). (Eds.) The Moral imperatives of leadership: A Focus on human decency. National Network for Innovative Principal Preparation, Memphis, TN: Memphis State University.
(Book Chapter) Norris, C. (1994). Cultivating creative cultures. In L. Hughes (ed.), The principal as leader, Columbus, Ohio: Merrill, pp. 59-88.
(Book Chapter) Norris, C. (1991). Developing a vision of the humane school in The Moral Imperatives of Leadership: A Focus on Human Decency, National Network in Innovative Principal Preparation, Memphis, TN: Memphis State University, 106-128.