"At a time when busy educational leaders must make every minute count, this book is refreshing in its clarity, efficient organization, and commonsense approach! For those aspiring to the higher levels of leadership in an increasingly complex profession, Wilmore’s approach is direct, specific, and attentive to the details that matter and to the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that make a successful school administrator." (Tom Parks, Editor 2009-10-29)
"Wilmore has a gift for cutting through what seems confusing to prospective and practicing administrators. Her approach to education administration provides clarity in my day-to-day challenge to make a positive impact on the teachers and students I work with as a school administrator. Read this book." (George Bancroft, Assistant Principal 2009-10-29)
"Wilmore has hit another homerun! I read Wilmore’s Passing the Principal TExES Exam and found it not only very beneficial in passing the exam, but also very practical and easy to read. Her new book, Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam, is another great resource to help all future administrators not only pass the test, but also fully understand the domains and competencies set forth by SBEC. Wilmore's knowledge, wisdom, and enthusiasm are all evident in this outstanding book that is a must-read for all those interested in passing the exam and entering the wonderful career of school administration." (Jay E. McWilliams, Principal 2009-10-09)
"Thanks for helping me pass my TExES examination for superintendent. I had taken the test several times and I was frustrated because I would get very close to getting a 240 but kept falling just under that score. Your words of encouragement and the techniques in your book help very much to build my confidence and breeze through the test."
(David W. Newhouse, Principal 2010-08-23)
About the Author
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Dr. Elaine Wilmore was a public school teacher, counselor, elementary, and middle school principal before she moved to higher education. She has extensive background in everything from Early Childhood Education to creating and leading doctoral programs. She currently serves as a Doctoral Dissertation Adviser for Nova Southeastern University. She formerly served as a Professor, the Chair of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Foundations and as the founding Doctoral Director at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. She also served at Dallas Baptist University as Assistant Vice President for Educational Networking and Program Director for the M.Ed. and, again, the implementing director of the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership.
Prior to her position at Dallas Baptist University, Dr. Wilmore served as Special Assistant to the Dean for NCATE Accreditation, Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), and was the founder of all initial Educational Leadership graduate programs at UTA including the innovative field-based and grant funded Educational Leadership UTA, which received national acclaim, and the Scholars of Practice program. While at UTA she also served as Director of University Program Development where she developed and was the original Chair of the Faculty Governance Committee for the College of Education. Dr. Wilmore’s respect amongst those in higher education has led her to serve as a tenure reviewer in four states and a manuscript and proposal reviewer for many conferences and professional journals.
"I attended your workshop at College Station this past summer. I am happy to announce that I passed my certification exam the first time around! I am so excited and look forward to the future and what doors may open. Thank you for your strategies and your book!" - Elodia Witterstaetter, TX