Detailed Information for Jane Owen

Dr. Jane Owen 

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Leadership, superintendency, diversity, organizational change

Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2011 EDLE 5663    Community Politics and Public Relations    Ferguson Hall 306

Internet class

Details Fall 2010 5623    School Law and Personnel     

Online class

Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
New Mexico State University M.A. Dec 15 1988 12:00AM 
University of Wyoming B.A. May 15 1971 12:00AM 
University of Texas - Austin Ph.D. May 15 1997 12:00AM 

Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Texas Education Agency  Intern  1995-06-01  1997-05-30
 McKinney ISD  Assistant Superintendent, Planning and Accountability  1997-07-01  1999-06-30
 Rowman and Littlefield  Textbook author  1999-07-01  2000-06-30
 Bastrop ISD  High School Principal  2000-07-01  2004-06-30
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Department Chair  2004-07-01  

Research and Publications





                         Owen, J. (2006). The impact of politics in local education: Navigating white water.

Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Company.

Owen, J., & Ovando, M. (2000.) A superintendentís guide to community. Lanham, Md:

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Company.

Owen, J. (1996). Building trust and creating a nurturing environment. In Nolan Estesí

(principal investigator) and Ronald D. Owstonís (project director) Connecting the disconnected: Leadership

 training modules for the high performance learning communities. (pp. 2-14). Austin: The University of Texas,

 Department of Educational Administration.

Refereed Journals

Owen, J. & Schultz, E. (2010). Response to intervention: A secondary administratorís

perspective. Texas Study of Secondary Education XIX (2) p. 18-20.

Owen, J. (2008). The high school principal as an instructional leader: What does it look

like? How can it be done? Texas Study of Secondary Education XVII (2) p. 42-43.

Owen, J. (2007). The summer of friendship by fire: A doctoral student reminisces about

lessons in diversity. Multicultural Perspectives: An Official Publication of the National Association for Multicultural Education 9 (3) p. 60-63.

Owen, J. (2007). Getting your political bearings. Principal Leadership 8(2) p. 46-50.

Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals.

Owen, J. (2007). Finding our voice: An educational call to arms. Education

Week, 26 (31), 28-29.

Owen, J. (2006). Facing the facts and finding the answers: A principalís challenge to

meeting the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. Texas Study of Secondary Education.

Owen, J. (2005). Learning supports for students: An organizational approach. Texas

Study of Secondary Education (XIV), 5-9.