Research on the Superintendency

Submission deadline date: 2 July 2024


The aim of this special issue is to showcase new research on the superintendency (school district leadership) across diverse international contexts. We invite articles that delve into various aspects, including theoretical exploration, empirical research, practical applications, training methodologies, labour market trends, and the examination of the role of gender, race, and ethnicity in relation to individuals ascending to top leadership positions within school systems. Original research from qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methodologies will be equally considered in this open call for papers.

List of topic areas

  • School District Leadership
  • Superintendency
  • Leadership Labour Markets
  • Superintendent Preparation Programs
  • School Board Management

Submissions Information

Submissions are made using ScholarOne Manuscripts. Registration and access are available here.

Author guidelines must be strictly followed. Authors should select (from the drop-down menu) the special issue title at the appropriate step in the submission process, i.e. in response to "Please select the issue you are submitting to".

Submitted articles must not have been previously published, nor should they be under consideration for publication anywhere else, while under review for this journal.

Key deadlines

Opening date for manuscripts submissions: 4th December, 2023

Closing date for manuscripts submission: 2nd July, 2024

Email for submissions: [email protected]