Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies

Kevin J. Walsh, Ed.D.

Walsh

Office:   V4089
Phone:   973-720-3136
Email:walshk@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Tuesday 2:00-3:30 PM, Thursday 3:30-5:00 PM Other hours by appointment

Department: Educational Leadership and Professional Studies
Position: Associate Professor
Area Specialization: Educational Leadership
URL: http://www.wpunj.edu/coe/departments/elps/faculty/elps_cv/kwalsh_cv.pdf

Academic Degrees and Certifications
  • Ed.D. Seton Hall University , Educational Administration
  • Ed.S. Seton Hall University, Educational Administration
  • M.A. Montclair State University, Mathematics Education
  • B.A. Montclair State University, Mathematics Education
  • NJ Chief School Administrator, Principal, Supervisor, Teacher of Mathematics 7-12
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education, Principal Center Certification
  • Geraldine R. Dodge Fellowship
Professional Experience
  • NJ Public Schools 37 year career in K-12 public education with 32 years administrative experience
  • Seton Hall University, Adjunct Professor, Executive Doctoral Program Educational Administration
  • Field Consultant, New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA)
Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities
  • EDLP 6010 - Leadership in Learning Communities: From Theory to Practice
  • EDLP 6030 - Educational Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Design
  • EDLP 6050 - Understanding Group Process and the Psychology of Organizations
  • EDLP 6090 -Supervision and Evaluation: Performance Appraisal
Other Collegiate Assignments
  • University Senate
  • University Marketing Committee
  • COE Council
  • COE Curriculum Committee
  • COE NCATE Conceptual Framework Committee
Professional Affiliations and Activities
  • New Jersey Chapter National Council Professors of Educational Administration (NJ-NCPEA) - Executive Board
  • New Jersey Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (NJASCD)
  • New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA)
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
  • Passaic County Educational Partnership (PCEP)
  • Morris County Association of Elementary and Middle School Administrators (MCAEMSA)
Publications and Presentations

Publications:

  • Walsh, K. (2012). Value added teacher evaluation - a Trojan Horse. Principals' attitudes toward teacher empowerment. NERA Conference Proceedings 2012. Paper 14. http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/nera_2012/14
  • Kaplan, R., Walsh, K., Mongillo, G. (2012). Cultivating school-based mathematics teacher leaders. Paper currently in re-submission.
  • Walsh, K & Battitori, J. (2011). Retaining the good ones: Factors associated with teacher job satisfaction. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IJHSS). 1(17), 11-38. 
  • Chirichello, M. & Walsh, K. (2010). Reconciling supervisory beliefs and behaviors: A case study about a collaborative performance appraisal initiative. In B. Irby, B. Alford, G. Perreault, & L. Zellner (Eds.). National Council of College Professors of Educational Administration 2010-2011Yearbook (pp. 110-122). Lancaster, PA. DEStech Publications, Inc. 
  • Walsh, K. (2010). Differentiating Teacher Supervision. NJASCD Journal of Supervision and Curriculum Development. 54(2010), 71-78. 
  • Walsh, K. National Council Professor of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Conference within a Conference. Retaining the Good One: Factors Associated with Tenure Teacher Retention. Tampa, FL. April 10, 2011 Paper presentation. 
  • Kaplan, R., Walsh, K., Wilder, H., Mongillo, G., Mulrine, C., & Feola, D. Empowering     teachers as leaders: A hard sell" (2008). NERA Conference Proceedings 2008.   Paper 7. http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/nera_2008/7 
  • Walsh, K. (1994). Seek out the story in the stranger. Educational Viewpoints, 14(1), 11. 
  • Walsh, K. J., & Shay, M. J. (1993). In support of interdisciplinary teaming: The climate factor. The Middle School Journal, 24(4), 56-60. 
  • Deibert, J., & Walsh, K. J. (1981). Maslow and team organization. The Clearinghouse,      55(4), 169-170.

Conference Presentations

  • Walsh, K. William Paterson University Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Leading. CHANGE: The Six-letter Word We Have Learned to Fear, April 2012.
  • Walsh, K. William Paterson University’s Research and Scholarship Day. Teacher Empowerment: The Disconnect Between Supervisory Beliefs and Behaviors. April 2012
  • Walsh, K. National Council Professor of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Conference within a Conference. Retaining the Good One: Factors Associated with Tenure Teacher Retention. Tampa, FL. April 10, 2011 Paper presentation 
  • Chirichello, M. & Walsh, K. National Association of Elementary Supervisors and Principals Convention (NAESP). Reframing Teacher Supervision: The Disconnect between Beliefs and Behaviors. Tampa FL.  April 9, 2011. 
  • Walsh, K. National Association of Secondary School Principals Annual Convention and Exposition (NASSP), The Six-Letter Word We Have Come to Fear. San Francisco, CA. February 26, 2011. 
  • Walsh, K. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) 63rd Annual Meeting and Exhibits 2011. Teacher Empowerment: The Disconnect Between Supervisory Beliefs and Behaviors. San Diego, CA. February 24, 2011 
  • Walsh, K. & Chirichello, M. National Association of Secondary School Principals National Convention and Exposition (NASSP), Phoenix AZ; Teacher Empowerment: The Disconnect Between Supervisory Beliefs and Behaviors, March 12-14, 2010. 
  • Walsh, K. National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Supervisory Beliefs and Behaviors: An Examination of the Relationship between School Principals’ Beliefs in Differentiated Teacher Supervision and Their Related Supervisory Practices. March 2010. 
  • Chirichello, M. & Walsh, K. National Association of Elementary Supervisors and Principals Convention (NAESP). Developing Communities of Professional Practice: Willing to be Disturbed, April 2010 Pre-convention workshop, April 8, 2010. 
  • Walsh, K. & Battitori, J. Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). Retainning the Good Ones: Factors Associated with Tenure Teacher Retention, October 21-23, 2009 Paper presentation. 
  • Walsh, K. William Paterson University’s Research and Scholarship Day, Retaining the Good Ones: Factors Associated with Tenure Teacher Retention. April 2010. 
  • Walsh, K. & Chirichello, M. National Association of Elementary Supervisors and Principals Convention (NAESP). Reframing Teacher Supervision: From Control to Empowerment, April 2009 Pre-convention full-day workshop. 
  • Kaplan, R., Walsh, K., Wilder, H. Mongillo, G., Mulrine, C. & Feola, D. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE). Teacher Empowerment: A Hard Sell, February 2009. 
  • Kaplan, R., Walsh, K., Wilder, H. Mongillo, G., Mulrine, C. & Feola, D. Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). Teacher Empowerment: A Hard Sell, October 2008. 
  • Walsh, K. William Paterson University Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Leading Developmental Supervision: An Event or a Process, May 2008.