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Phyllis Gimbel, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Bridgewater State University
Secondary Education and Professional Programs,
Educational Leadership

Office: Tinsley 231
Fax: 508-531-4835
Email: pgimbel@bridgew.edu


Brief bio

Dr. Phyllis Gimbel, an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Bridgewater State University, is the author of the 2003 book, Solutions for Promoting Principal-Teacher Trust, published by ScarecrowEducation, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield. She has authored several other articles pertaining to educational leadership and faculty development and served as Faculty Teaching Fellow in the BSU Office of Teaching and Learning and as Assistant Coordinator, Writing Across the Curriculum. Currently, she is writing a book on school leadership.

 Prior to her tenure at Bridgewater, Dr. Gimbel was the Coordinator of a multi-university/school partnership headed by Boston College. She has enjoyed a lengthy career in public education as teacher, department chair, principal and superintendent intern. Dr. Gimbel holds two master's degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University and a doctoral degree from UMASS Graduate School of Education.


Curriculum Vitae

Current and Past Courses:
Personnel Functions in Public Schools, Curriculum Improvement, The Reflective Practitioner, Research Methods, Strategic Planning for School Administrators, CAGS Extern, Effective School Administration, Issues and Foundations for Middle/High School

Please see CV for publications and presentations, including 2003 book, Solutions for Promoting Principal-Teacher Trust

French and Spanish

Research Interests:
principal and teacher education

For the past 6 years I have been fortunate enough to work with these excellent graduate research assistants, Deven Antani, Ryan Cole, Elizabeth Nolan Greer, Lisa Lopes, David Mills, and Amanda Bird.