How Virginia Public School Superintendents Spend Their Time

  title={How Virginia Public School Superintendents Spend Their Time},
  author={Eric Armbruster},
HOW VIRGINIA PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS SPEND THEIR TIME By Eric Timothy Armbruster, Ph.D. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Virginia Commonwealth University. Virginia Commonwealth University, 2011 Major Director: Whitney H. Sherman, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Dissertation chair Department of Educational Leadership School of Education The purpose of this research is to examine how Virginia public school… Expand
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