Barbara H. Gideon Ed.D. (Bobbie) is a learner foremost; she currently teaches as a Professor of Practice in the University of Texas College of education Texas Principal Leadership Academy and works to support implementation strong instructional systems in Austin ISD. She served as a professor and site coordinator for the University of Texas Collaborative Urban Leadership Program, and as an adjunct professor at The University of Texas and Texas State University.
Gideon develops school leaders with the knowledge, skill, and disposition to foster collaborative instructional systems to produce high levels of adult engagement in their unique school environments to assure every student learns well and thrives, with a focus on equity and continuous improvement. She works with school teams to foster school improvement, is a researcher/writer regarding school improvement, and mentors principals.
She has served she has served as a teacher, principal and academic officer. She previously served as teacher of English, oversaw remedial community college programs, and as an academic dean. As Principal of David Crockett High School in Austin ISD the school was named a Blue Ribbon School and one of Newsweek Magazines 100 Best High Schools.
Gideon has a BA in English and History, a MA in Reading, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She hold a Texas Teaching Certificate, Mid-Management and Principalship certificates, and is a certified Cognitive Coach.
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Texas A& M University, 2000
M.A. in Reading, The University of Texas at the Permian Basin, 1985
B.A. in English, The University of Texas at Austin, 1973
Develops school leaders with the knowledge, skill, and disposition to foster collaborative instructional systems to produce high levels of adult engagement in their unique school environments to assure every student learns well and thrives, with a focus on equity and continuous improvement.
The University of Texas at Austin, College of Education, Department of Educational Administration, UTAPP Servant Leader Award in recognition of exemplary service and committed leadership in the Principal Preparation Program (2013), The University of Texas at Austin (2013 - 2013)
Wallace Readers Digest Principal Think Tank member for the Institute of Learning at the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh (, University of Pittsburg (2002 - 2006)
T. M. Stinnett Fellowship in Recognition of Excellence in Research, Writing, and Scholarly Achievement as a Doctoral Student in the Educational Administration Department at Texas A&M University, Texas A& M University (2001 - 2002)
Paul R. Hensarling Distinguished Student Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Doctoral Student in the Educational Administration Department at Texas A&M University, Texas A& M University (2000 - 2001)
Sid Richardson Foundation Mentor Principal, Texas A & M University (1999 - 2002)
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