Zach Kelehear

Dean

Zach Kelehear

Dean

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Bio

Serving as Dean of the College of Education, Kelehear has degrees from N.C. State University (Ed.D), Furman (M.A. & B. A.). His research is anchored in Arts-Based Leadership.

  • (706) 737-1499
  • UH 345

Education

  • EDD, Curriculum and Instruction North Carolina State Universit, 1993

  • MA, Education, General Furman University, 1982

  • BA, History, General Furman University, 1981

Certifications

  • Standard Professional Teaching Certificate in History (6-12) Georgia Professional Standards Commission, 1993

Awards & Honors

  • George H Lackey, Jr. Inspirational Teaching Award University of South Carolina, 2009

  • Meritorious Teaching Award Furman University, 1994

  • Summa Teaching Award Furman University, 1994

  • Summa Teaching Award Furman University, 1991

  • Teacher of the Year Dunwoody High School, 1986

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDEI 8460

    Lead. & Interpersonal Dynamics
  • EDLR 7120

    Internship for Teacher Supv.
  • EDLR 7110

    Supervision for Teacher Supv.

Teaching Interests

School Leadership Instructional Leadership Organizational Change Artful Leadership

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Review of the book, Learning for Leadership: Developmental Strategies for Building Capacity in Our Schools , 2015
    Book Review
  • Review of the book, The Muses Go to School: Conversations about the Necessity of Arts in Education , 2014
    Book Review
  • The Instructional Leader Meets the Apiarist, 2013
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • Review of the book, Hope Against Hope, 2013
    Book Review
  • Instructional Leaders Amidst the Storm: How to Throw a Lifeline to Young Teachers without Tangling Them in Bureaucracy , 2012
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

School Leadership Instructional Leadership Organizational Change Artful Leadership

Professional Service

  • The Christopher-Gordon Leadership Series 2010 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • AASA Journal of Scholarship and Practice 2008 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • American Educational Research Association 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Educational Research Association 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Educational Research Association 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • State of South Carolina Department of Education 1995 - 1997

    Role: Reviewer