welcome to valentine academia, a blog where i share ideas to help educational administrators + leaders inspire creative change in today's universities.

whether you're a student, a teacher, or administrator, you want new & creative resources to improve the study + practice of the age-old field of educational ADMINISTRATION & leadership. and you, my friend, have come to the right place. are you ready to learn new skills, embrace technology in new ways you never thought possible, and think creatively? good. let's get started.

actionable research & how it can improve the study and practice of educational administration + leadership

Many of the foundational articles and books I read on this subject more or less pointed to one major issue, which is that the field of educational administration and leadership is over-saturated with theoretical debate and intellectual critique. Meanwhile, there are so few concrete examples of how these theories might be applied to administrative practice...[Click to read full article]


The educational administration and leadership major is one of four distinct majors within the University of Alberta's Educational Policy Studies master's program. This program is well-suited for prospective students looking to prepare for administrative or other leadership roles within schools and government, in Canada and around the world....[Click to read full article]

The Elements of an engaging & informative online educational administration book review

There are a lot of books out there for anyone wanting to learn more about the field of educational administration and leadership. And when I say a lot, I mean a lot. So unless you're looking for a specific title, choosing a book to read can sometimes be a complete shot in the dark....[Click to read full article]