Faculty Biography | Judith A. Aiken
Judith A. Aiken, Ed.D.Associate Professor
Judith A. Aiken is associate professor in the Department of Education at the University of Vermont where she teaches courses in curriculum leadership, staff evaluation and development, and educational leadership. She also supervises the field-based internship program for students pursuing endorsements as school administrators. Dr. Aiken provides professional development and technical assistance to many school districts in Vermont in areas of teacher supervision and evaluation and the ongoing professional development of school leaders. Dr. Aiken's research interests focus on the preparation and development of educational leaders, women in leadership, and teacher supervision and evaluation. Other areas include school governance, leadership and emotionality, and democratic forms of school leadership.
Areas of Expertise:
Counselor Education; Educational Policy and Leadership; PreK-12 Curriculum and Instruction
- Heading-Grant, W. & Aiken, J. A. (forthcoming). Faculty Mentors and their Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Mentoring Relationships. In Gigi Harris and Richard Johnson, III (Eds.), Women of color and leadership: Taking their rightful place.
- Aiken, J. A. & Gerstl-Pepin, C. (in press). Democratic School Leaders Advocating for Ethical Responsibility in a Standardized Context, Journal of School Leadership
- Aiken, J. A. (In press). Curriculum Reconceptualists. In T. Hunt, J. Carper, T. Lasley, & D. Raisch (Eds.)., Encyclopedia of educational reform and dissent.
- Aiken, J. A. (Fall, 2007). Success Strategy: Prioritize and decide. In Michelle Acker-Hoover and Gary Ivory, (Eds.), Successful School Board Leadership, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.
- Shepherd, K., Hasazi, S. & Aiken, J. (2008). Preparing school leaders to build and sustain positive connections with families and communities. In R. Papa, (Ed.), C. Achilles, & B Alford (Eds.), NCPEA Yearbook, 2008. Leadership on the front line: Changes if professional practice.
- Ed.D. in Curriculum Theory and Development from Rutgers University
Licensure or Certifications
- Vermont Educator License, Level II, School Administrator
- Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), National Staff Development Council (NSDC)