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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Systems Thinking in School Leadership

Instructional Leadership

Principal Preparation

Education Reform

Teaching Interests

Educational Leadership

Educational Decision-Making

Human Resources in Education

Research Methods

Education

2014

Doctor of Philosophy

Educational Leadership and Administration

School of Education, Bar Ilan University

Dissertation: Systems Thinking in School Leadership: Characteristics, Sources and Development

2011

Master of Arts – cum Laude

Torah, Science and Education

School of Education, Bar Ilan University

Thesis: Torah and Science Day School – What is it?

2001

Bachelor of Arts

Jewish Studies

Bar Ilan University

1998

National Teaching Licensure

Moreshet Yaakov College of Education

Academic Affiliations/Appointments

2017 – present

Senior lecturer, Department of Education, Hemdat Hadarom College of Education

2016 – 2017

Lecturer, Department of Education, Tel Hai College

2015 – 2017

Lecturer, Graduate Program, Department of Management and Organization of Education Systems, Hemdat Hadarom College of Education

2015 – 2018

Adjunct lecturer, Graduate Program, Department of Educational Leadership and Administration, Bar Ilan university

2014 – 2018

Lecturer, Graduate Program, Department of Management and Organization of Education Systems, Jerusalem College of Education

2014 – 2017

Lecturer, Graduate Program, Department of Management and Organization of Education Systems, Orot Israel College of Education

2013 – 2017

Lecturer, Principal Preparation Program, Orot Israel College of Education

Professional Experience

2018 – present

Vice President for Accademic Affairs, Department of Education, Hemdat Hadarom College of Education

2017 – present

Head, Department of Education, Hemdat Hadarom College of Education

Educational Leadership Experience

2001 – 2013

Principal of an elementary school, northern Israel

1996 – 1999

Principal of a high school, northern Israel

Courses Taught in Graduate Programs

Educational Leadership

Orot Israel College, 2015, 2016, 2017;

Jerusalem College, 2017, 2018.

Educational Decision-Making

Orot Israel College, 2015, 2017;

Bar Ilan University, 2016, 2017, 2018;

Hemdat Hadarom College, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Basics of Educational Administrative

Jerusalem College, 2015;

Hemdat Hadarom College, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Middle Management at School

Orot Israel College, 2015.

Human Resources in Education

Orot Israel College, 2015, 2016, 2017;

Hemdat Hadarom College, 2016, 2017, 2018.

School Budgeting

Orot Israel College, 2014, 2015.

Measurement and Evaluation

Orot Israel College, 2016, 2017.

Qualitative Research

Jerusalem College, 2015, 2017, 2018;

Orot Israel College, 2016, 2017.

Education Policy (Seminar)

Hemdat Hadarom College, 2016, 2017.

School Marketing

Jerusalem College, 2016, 2017 (Online).

ICT in Educational Management

Jerusalem College, 2016 (Online).

Final Project Guidance

Jerusalem College, 2015, 2017, 2018;

Hemdat Hadarom College, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Action Research

Jerusalem College, 2017.

Organizational Behavior  

Jerusalem College, 2017.

Issues in Educational Management

Jerusalem College, 2018.

Courses Taught in Undergraduate Programs

Educational Leadership

Tel Hai College, 2017.

Teaching and Learning (seminar)

Hemdat Hadarom College, 2018.

Peer-Reviewed Refereed Publications

  1. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (In press). Systems thinking among enrollees in a principal preparation program. Journal of Research on Leadership Education.
  2. Shaked, H. (In press). Why principals sidestep instructional leadership: The disregarded question of schools’ primary objective. Journal of School Leadership.
  3. Shaked, H., Gross, Z. & Glanz, J. (In press). Gender differences in instructional leadership: How male and female principals perform their instructional leadership roles in Israel. School Leadership & Management.
  4. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (In press). School middle leaders’ sense-making of a generally-outlined education reform. Leadership and Policy in Schools.
  5. Shaked, H., Gross, Z. & Glanz, J. (In press). Between Venus and Mars: Sources of gender differences in instructional leadership. Educational Management Administration & Leadership 
  6. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (In press). Integrating learning from problems and learning from success in a principal preparation program. Planning and Changing.
  7. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (In press). Holistic school leadership: Development of systems thinking in school leaders. Teachers College Record. 
  8. Schechter, C., Shaked, H., Ganon, S., & Goldratt, M. (In press). Leadership metaphors: Principals’ sense-making of an educational reform. Leadership and Policy in Schools.
  9. Shaked, H., Schechter, C. & Michalsky, T. (In press). Collaborative learning from personal cases in a principal preparation programme. International Journal of Leadership in Education.
  10. Glanz, J., Shaked, H., Rabinowitz, C., Shenhav, S. & Zaretsky, R. (2017). Instructional leadership practices among principals in Israeli and USA Jewish schools. International Journal of Educational Reform, 26(2), 132-153.
  11. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017). Systems thinking among school middle leaders. Educational Management, Administration & Leadership, 45(4), 699-718.
  12. Schechter, C., & Shaked, H. (2017). Leaving fingerprints: Principals’ considerations while implementing education reforms. Journal of Educational Administration, 55(3), 242-260.
  13. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017). School principals as mediating agents in education reforms. School Leadership & Management, 37(1-2), 19-37.
  14. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2016). Holistic school leadership: Systems thinking as an instructional leadership enabler. NASSP Bulletin, 100(4), 177-202.
  15. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2016). Sources of systems thinking in school leadership. Journal of School Leadership, 26(3), 468-494.
  16. Shaked, H. (2016). Parental participation fees in school expenses in Israel. International Journal of Educational Management, 30(1), 63-75.
  17. Shaked, H. (2014). Israel’s principal preparation policy. World Journal of Education, 4(6), 78-89.
  18. Shaked, H. (2014). Education Cities. International Journal of Educational Reform, 23(2), 154-167.
  19. Shaked, H. (2014). Rehabilitative learning: The educational policy of a school designed for youth hospitalized for mental disorders. International Journal of Special Education, 29(1), 87-97. 
  20. Shaked, H. (2014). Israel’s official policy with regard to teaching evolution in public schools. International Journal of Jewish Education Research, 7, 29-47.
  21. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2014). Systems school leadership: Exploring an emerging construct. Journal of Educational Administration, 52(6), 792-811.
  22. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2013). Seeing wholes: The concept of systems thinking and its implementation in school leadership. International Review of Education, 59(6), 771-791.

Manuscripts Submitted for Peer-Reviewed Refereed Publication

  1. Shaked, H. Why principals often give overly high ratings on teacher evaluation.
  2. Shaked, H. School leaders’ contribution to social justice: A review.
  3. Shaked, H. Ensuring teachers’ job suitability: A missing component of instructional leadership.
  4. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. Exploring systems thinking in school principals’ decision-making.

Books

  1. Brown, K. M., & Shaked, H. (In press). Preparing future leaders for social justice, equity and excellence: Bridging theory and practice through a transformative andragogy (2nd Ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  2. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017). Systems thinking for school leaders: Holistic leadership for excellence in education. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Edited Books

  1. Shaked, H., Schechter, C., & Daly, A. (In press). Leading holistically: How schools, districts, and states improve systemically. London, UK: Routledge.
  2. Frank, M., Shaked, H., Kordova, S. (2016). Systems thinking: Foundation, uses and challenges. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Book Chapters

  1. Shaked, H. Benoliel, P., Nadav, N., & Schechter, C. (In press). rincipals’ systems thinking: The meaning and measure of a leadership construct. In H. Shaked, C. Schechter, & A. J. Daly (Eds.), Leading holistically: How schools, districts, and states improve systemically. London, UK: Routledge.
  2. Shaked, H. Schechter, C., & Daly, A. J. (In press). The systems language. In H. Shaked, C. Schechter, & A. J. Daly (Eds.), Leading holistically: How schools, districts, and states improve systemically. London, UK: Routledge.
  3. Frank, M., Shaked, H., Kordova, S. (2016). Systems thinking: Definitions, perspectives and dimensions. In: Frank, M., Shaked, H., Kordova, S., Systems thinking: Foundation, uses and challenges (pp. xiii-xix). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  4. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2016). Systems thinking in a special school: A case study. In: Frank, M., Shaked, H., Kordova, S, Systems thinking: Foundation, uses and challenges (pp. 261-272). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  5. Schechter, C., & Shaked, H. (In press). Systems thinking in school organizations. In Connolly, M., Eddy Spicer, D., James, C., & Kruse, S. (Eds.) Sage international handbook of schools as organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Refereed Scientific Conference Presentations & Papers

Note: * indicates graduate student co-author. 

In the United States & Europe

  1. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017, November). Integrating learning from problems and learning from success in a principal preparation program. The Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration, Denver, CO.
  2. Schechter, C., & Shaked, H. (2017, November). Re-imaging the school as crucible of engagement and learning for all: The international community-building session. The Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration, Denver, CO.
  3. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017, August). School principals’ conflicting loyalties while implementing an education reform. European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Copenhagen, Denmark.
  4. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017, April). Leadership metaphors: School principals’ sense-making of a national reform. The Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX.
  5. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2016, November). School principals as mediating agents in the complex context of education reforms. The Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration, Detroit, MI.
  6. Shaked, H., Glanz, J., Rabinowitz, C., & Shenhav, S. (2016, November). Instructional leadership practices in Israeli and USA Jewish educational systems. The Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration, Detroit, MI.
  7. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2016, April). Development of systems thinking in school leadership. The Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC.
  8. Ganon-Shilon, G., Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2016, April). Creative bridging: School principals’ sense-making of their leadership role in large-scale education reforms. The Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC.
  9. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2015, November). Systems thinking among school position holders. The Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration, San Diego, CA.
  10. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2015, April). Sources of systems school leadership. The Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.
  11. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2014, November). Exploring the characteristics of systems school leadership. The Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), Washington, DC.
  12. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2014, May). System thinking in school leadership. Te International Conference for Academic Disciplines, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  13. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2014, May). Systems school leadership. The 2nd Annual Chicago International Conference on Education (ICE), Chicago, IL.

In Israel

  1. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017, May). One education reform and many school cultures: School principals as mediating agents in the implementation of the New Horizon reform. The Annual Conference of Educational Administration Departments. Oranim Israel Academic College, Tivon.
  2. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2017, April). Educational identity and reform: School principals as mediating agents in education reforms. International Conference about Professional and Cultural Identity in a Changing Socio-political Reality. Al-Qasemi College, Baka Al Garbiah.
  3. Fargian, S.*, & Shaked, H. (2017, February). Support services provided by schools to facilitate the integration of new teachers. Conference about Entry into the Teaching Profession, Gordon Academic College of Education, Haifa.
  4. Hoffman, N. O.*, & Shaked, H. (2017, January). Causes of truancy issues in Haredi low socio-economic schools. The 2nd Inter-College Conference for Research Papers of Graduate Programs in Colleges of Education. Tel Aviv.
  5. Shaked, H., Schechter, C. & Michalsky, T. (2016, December). Collaborative learning from personal cases in a principal preparation program. Conference about Qualitative Research for Teacher Education, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
  6. Shaked, H. (2016, May). Changes in state religious high school system. AMADOT Conference. Orot Israel Academic College, Elkana.
  7. Shaked, H. (2016, April). Torah and science in the state-religious education system. Torah and Science Conference. Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan.
  8. Shaked, H., Glanz, J., Rabinowitz, C., & Shenhav, S. (2016, March). Instructional leadership practices in Israeli and USA Jewish educational systems. The Annual Conference of the Israeli Comparative Education Society. Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan.
  9. Shaked, H., Schechter, C., & Ganon-Shilon, G. (2016, February). School principals in a changing environment: Bridging-buffering strategies during an education reform. The Biennial Conference on Qualitative Research. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva.
  10. Ganon-Shilon, G., Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2015, June). Leadership metaphors: Principals’ sensemaking of an educational reform. The Annual Conference of Educational Administration Departments. Orot Israel Academic College, Elkana.
  11. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2015, June). Roots of systems school leadership. The Annual Conference of Educational Administration Departments. Orot Israel Academic College, Elkana.
  12. Shaked, H. (2015, May). Teaching evolution in Israeli school system. AMADOT Conference. Orot Israel Academic College, Rehovot.
  13. Kordova, S., Frank, M., Shaked, H., & Ribnikov, G. (2015, March). Development of systems thinking among systems engineers. Israeli International Conference on Systems Engineering (INCOSE IL), Herzliya.
  14. Shaked, H. (2015, February). Parental participation fees in school expenses in Israel. The Annual College Colloquium. Orot Israel Academic College, Rehovot.
  15. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2014, June). Systems school leadership: exploring an emerging construct. The Annual Conference of Educational Administration Departments. Hemdat Hadarom College, Netivot.
  16. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2014, June). System thinking in educational decision-making. A Conference on Decision Making in Education Systems, Ohalo Academic College of Education.
  17. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2014, January). Systems thinking in school leadership: Preliminary findings. Phd Students Conference. Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan.
  18. Shaked, H., & Schechter, C. (2013, May). Exploring the Characteristics of School Management Systems Thinking. The Annual Conference of Educational Administration Departments. Gordon Academic College of Education, Haifa.
  19. Shaked, H. (2013, April). Torah and science education. Torah and Science Conference. Yeshiva University, Jerusalem.

Invited Presentation:

  1. Shaked, H. (2016, March). The Israeli school system: The perspective of school leadership. A seminar presentation. Gordon College of Education, Haifa.
  2. Shaked, H. & Schechter, C. (2015, June). System thinking for school improvement. Jerusalem College of Education.

Research Support & Excellence

Grant Activity:

  1. Schechter, C. (PI), Shaked, H. (2017-2018). The meaningful learning reform in Israel: School middle-leaders’ sense-making of a generally outlined education reform. Spencer Foundation. $50,000
  2. Shaked, H. (PI), & Schechter, C (Co-PI). (2017-2018). The meaningful learning reform in Israel: School middle-leaders’ sense-making of a generally outlined education reform. Inter-College Research Committee, Mofet Institution. $9,500
  3. Shaked, H. (PI), & Schechter, C (Co-PI). (2017-2018). The meaningful learning reform in Israel: School middle-leaders’ sense-making of a generally outlined education reform. Jerusalem College of Education. $1,600
  4. Shaked, H. (PI), & Schechter, C (Co-PI). (2017-2018). The meaningful learning reform in Israel: School middle-leaders’ sense-making of a generally outlined education reform. Hemdat Hadarom College of Education. $2,600
  5. Schechter, C. (PI), Shaked, H. (PI). (2017). The meaningful learning reform in Israel: School middle-leaders’ sense-making of a generally outlined education reform. Israel Science Foundation. ‘Very Good’ score.
  6. Shaked, H. (PI), & Schechter, C. (Co-PI). (2016-2017). Switching leadership gears: Integrating learning from problems and learning from successes in school principal preparation programs. Orot Israel College of Education. $1,000
  7. Shaked, H. (2016-2017). Switching leadership gears: Integrating learning from problems and learning from successes in school principal preparation programs. Jerusalem College of Education. $1,500
  8. Shaked, H. (PI), Schechter, C. (Co-PI). (2016-2017). Switching leadership gears: Integrating learning from problems and learning from successes in school principal preparation programs. Hemdat Hadarom College of Education. $1,500
  9. Glanz, J. (PI), Shaked, H. (Co-PI), & Rabbinovich, C. (Co-PI). (2015-2016). Instructional leadership practices in Israeli and USA Jewish educational systems. Inter-College Research Committee, Mofet Institution. $10,000
  10. Shaked, H. (2015-2016). Systems thinking among school middle leaders. Orot Israel College of Education. $1,650.
  11. Shaked, H. (2014-2015). The development of systems thinking among school leaders. Jerusalem College of Education. $1,500.

Excellence Awards

2015

Highly Commended Award winner of the 2015 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Education and Leadership Strategy category

2014

Scholarship for Excellence, Bar Ilan University

Scholarships

2014

Academic Conference Participation Scholarship, Bar Ilan University

2010

Ministry of Education Study Scholarship

2010

Teachers Union Study Scholarship

2007

Ministry of Education Study Scholarship

2006

Ministry of Education Study Scholarship

2001

Teachers Union Study Scholarship

2001

Department of Talmud, Bar Ilan University, Scholarship

2000

Ministry of Education Study Scholarship

Professional Service

Organization of Academic Conference:

2015, June – Chair, Organizing Committee. Annual Conference of Educational Administration Departments. Orot Israel Academic College, Elkana, Israel.

Book Reviewer

2015 – Springer’s Education publishing program.

Journal Manuscript Reviewer

2017 – Journal of Educational Administration (JEA)

2017 – Educational Management Administration & Leadership (EMAL)

2016 – South African Journal of Education (SAJE).

2016 – International Journal of Leadership in Education (IJLE).

2016 – International Journal of Higher Education (IJHE).

2015 – International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research (IJLTER).

Academic Conference Reviewer

2018 – Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

2017 – Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA),

2017 – Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

2016 – Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA),

2016 – Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

2016 – Annual Meeting of the World Educational Research Association (WERA).

2015 – Annual Conference of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA),

2015 – Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

Editorial Board Membership

2016 – International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research (IJLTER).

Academic Committee Memberships

Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Education and New Developments (END) 2017.

Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Education and New Developments (END) 2016.

Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Education and New Developments (END) 2015.

Academic committee, Workshop about ‘Teachers and Principals’ Sensemaking in The Implementation of Top-Down School Reform’, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 2016.

Editorial Board of Chicago International Conference of Education (ICE) 2015.

Association Membership

2014-present

American Educational Research Association; Leadership for School Improvement SIG

2016-present

Israel comparative education society