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Dr. William Sterrett

Assistant Professor, MSA Program Coordinator (Master’s and Add-On)

Department of Educational Leadership

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Watson College of Education, Room 380
601 South College Road
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5991
sterrettw@uncw.edu
phone: (910) 962-7995
fax: (910) 962-3609

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Updated MSA Handbook >

Courses Taught

Curriculum and Instruction (EDL 515 & 530)
Learning Centered Supervision (EDL 567)
Pre-Leadership Internship (EDL 569)
Learning Centered Supervision Practicum (EDL 578) 
Administrative Internship (EDL 570, 571)
Curriculum Alignment (EDL 621) 
Doctoral Educational Leadership/ Government Internship (EDL 661)

Professional Service

Certifications

Research Interests

Bio

Dr. Sterrett is a former award-winning principal who now serves as program coordinator of the Watson College’s Master’s of School Administration (MSA) program at UNCW.   Sterrett is the author of the ASCD books Short on Time (2013) and Insights into Action (2011), and has published in numerous journals on the subject of school leadership.

Focused on the theory and practice of instructional leadership, Sterrett has researched, taught, and written about the use of collaborative learning communities and school & teacher leadership.  He has served as a workshop facilitator and keynote speaker, having worked with groups on the school, district, regional, and state level.  Sterrett has also presented at numerous state, national, and international conferences.  He prioritizes building long-lasting collaborative relationships with school leaders in the field.   Sterrett earned his B.S. in Middle Grades education from Asbury College and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Administration & Supervision from the University of Virginia. 

Additional Information

Short Vita

Short on Time: How do I make time to lead and learn as a principal? by William Sterrett

Short on Time

Insights into Action: Successful School Leaders Share What Works (ASCD, 2011)  by William Sterrett

Insights into Action

The School Improvement Planning Handbook by Daniel Duke, Marsha Carr, and William Sterrett

School Improvement Planning Handbook

ASCD presents author Bill Sterrett
Bill is the author of "INSIGHTS INTO ACTION": SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL LEADERS SHARE WHAT WORKS

BlogRadio

"Short on Time"- A Conversation with @billsterrett