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Dr. Ray Thompson

Assistant Professor

Superintendent Internship Certification Coordinator

Educational Leadership

Office Location: Frank Young Education North #122

Phone: 903-841-1135



Peer Review Articles

 Bond, Kenzie and Thompson, J. Ray. (2015) Perceptions of post secondary educational opportunities of graduates of an alternative school setting. Journal of Education and Human Development. 4(3).

 Davenport, Marvin, Thompson, J. Ray, & Templeton, N.R. (2015) The teaching of the code of ethics and standard practices for Texas educator preparation programs. International Journal of Education Leadership Preparation, 11(2).

 Helmer, Brad, Holt, Chuck, Thompson, J. Ray. (2015). The principals’ communication: Shaping campus morale. National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 32(2), 17-28.

 Johnston, Jason L., Thompson, J. Ray, & Holt, William. (2015) Impact of professional development expenditure on student achievement in Texas public schools. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 5(1).

 Thompson, J. Ray. (2014). The superintendent and school board relationship: Functioning as a group. International Journal of Organizational Innovation, 7(1), 1-9.

 Weiss, G., Templeton, N.R., & Thompson, J. Ray. (2014). Superintendent and school board relations: Impacting achievement through collaborative understanding of role and responsibilities. School Leadership Review, 9(2), 12-21.

 Niven, Scott, Holt, Chuck, & Thompson, J.Ray. (2014).The relationship of the Texas school foundation program equity to student performance and socioeconomic status. National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 31 (3), 37-48.

 Thompson, J. Ray, Templeton, N.R., & Ballenger, J. (2013). School board president and superintendents’ use of transformational leadership to improve student outcomes. National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 30(4).

 Newman, T., Olle, M., Fussell, C., & Thompson, J. Ray. (2010-2011). Aspects of caring prevalent in school leadership: Implications for FCS professionals. Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 2(6), 10-11.

 Thompson, J.Ray. (2007. Perceptions of the Texas school board-superintendent working relationship in high achieving schools. Depart of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership, Stephen F. Austin State University.

 Thompson, J.Ray., Newman T., & Fussell, C. (2006, Spring). Aspects of Caring Prevalent in School Leadership. Educational Research Center. VII. 15-16.


Peer Review Book Chapters:

 Thompson, J.Ray, & Nix, Susan. (2015). Campus leadership. In J. A. Vornberg & W.D. Hickey    (Eds.),             Texas Public School Organization and Administration.  Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. At Press.

 Ballenger, Julia, & Thompson, J. Ray. (2015). Chapter 7: Administer and Manage Operations. In Sandra Harris, Julia Ballenger, and Jason Mixon (Eds.). Standards-Based Leadership: A Case Study Book for the Superintendency. At Press




Thompson, J. Ray. (2013). Teaching to change lives: Seven proven ways to make your teaching come alive, by  Howard Hendricks. The Journal of Education and Christian Belief, 17(2), 351-352.

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