Michael Arnold, Ed.D.

Education

  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Saint Louis University
    • Dissertation: "The perception of teachers, principals, and superintendents of leadership roles of middle school principals."
  • Ed.Sp. in Secondary School Administration, University of Central Missouri
    • Thesis: "Comparative Study of the Role of a Counselor"
  • M.S. in Secondary School Administration, University of Central Missouri
  • B.S. in Secondary Physical Education, Health Education, Driver Education, University of Central Missouri

Selected Publications

  • Arnold, M., Perry, R., Watson, R. etal The Practitioner: How Successful Principals Lead and Influence NCPEA Connexions Knowledge Base Project [Online] 2006.
  • Harris, S. & Arnold, M., Guidelines for Successful Collaborations among Professors.  AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice Volume 1, No. 1, Spring 2004.
  • Harris, S, Arnold, M., Lowery, S & Crocker, C. What factors motivate or inhibit women deciding to become a principal? Advancing Women Journal Volume 10, Number 1, Winter 2002.
  • Arnold, M. Whitlock, D. Ellis, B. (2006). An Examination of Tentmaker Ministers in Missouri: Challenges and Opportunities The Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry New Orleans LA. [On line] 

Selected Presentations

  • 66th Annual Conference of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA), August 2012
  • 19th Annual Conference-Within-A-Conference National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) and National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), April 2008, What Leadership and Learning Do Teachers Expect of a Principal? Teacher’s Perceptions of the Traits of an Effective Principal
  • AASA 136th National Conference on Education, February 2004

Related Experience

  • Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Validation and Standard Setting Committee, 2014
  • Missouri School Leader Performance Assessment (MoSLPA) – Pilot Scoring Rater, 2014
  • MoSLPA - Content Development Team
  • Morphet Dissertation Committee (NCPEA) 2013, 2014
  • Educational Leadership Review & International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation-Reviewer, 2004-2005 & 2009-2014  & 2016
  • Past Board Member, New Covenant Christian Academy
  • Experience as public school administrator, teacher and coach

Professional Organizations

  • National Council for Professors of Educational Administration  (NCPEA)
    • Executive Board of Directors 2001-2004; President 2004
  • Missouri Professors of Educational Administration (MPEA) 
    • Executive Board Member – 2001-2005 & 2012 – 2016; President 2004; Executive Director 2007
  • Phi Delta Kappa

Church/Community Service

  • Attends Crossway Baptist Church, Springfield