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Glenn Koonce, Ed.D.
Associate ProfessorEducational Leadership Program & K-12 School Leadership Concentration ChairCAEP Liaison757.352.4316More about Glenn Koonce, Ed.D.

Glenn Koonce, Ed.D.

Bio

Dr. Glenn Koonce came to Regent University with a proven record of leadership as a highly trained and decorated combat squad leader with the First Air Calvary Division in Vietnam during 1970-71 and leadership in sports and community activities. He taught health and physical education at the elementary, junior high and high school levels and coached football, basketball, wrestling, soccer, track, tennis, gymnastics and weight training.

Koonce has been an assistant principal at an alternative school and high school; principal at Georgetown Elementary, Crestwood Junior and Middle Schools, and Oscar Smith High School; and a director in the central office for Chesapeake Public Schools in Virginia; concluding his public school career as assistant superintendent for instructional services and personnel in Suffolk Public Schools in Virginia. Koonce has been a visiting scholar at Virginia Tech University and The George Washington University, and an adjunct professor at The George Washington University, Regent University, Tidewater Community College and Old Dominion University where he directed the Tidewater Principal's Center.

Dr. Koonce has been recognized as Principal of the Year for Virginia, president of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals (VASSP); Boss of the Year several times in Chesapeake Public Schools; Education Professor of the Year for the School of Education at Regent; the Regent University Faculty Excellence Award; and the Distinguished Service Award from the Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership. He has been the recipient of numerous other awards and recognitions; member and officer of many professional/community associations and organizations; graduate of a great number of professional educational leadership training programs; member/leader on three Virginia Governor, one Virginia Attorney General, and one Virginia Secretary of Public Education tasks forces; numerous Virginia Department of Education programs and activities; professional associations (at all levels); scorer for the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) and School Superintendents Assessment (SSA); and other state agency, university; national, state, regional and local activities on a vast array of topics.

Koonce has been the president of the Virginia Education Research Association (VERA); chairman of the Virginia Education Coalition (VEC); president of the Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership (VPEL) and president of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals (VASSP). Koonce is a board certified auditor for the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and lead auditor for the Council of Accreditation for Educator Preparation (CAEP).

He is the author of two textbooks, Taking Sides – Clashing Views on Educational Issues and Enhancing Teacher Performance: A Toolbox of Strategies to move behavior from problematic to good and from good to great. Research activities, consulting, numerous publications and presentations around the world from the local level to international, and serving on the editorial review board and the Virginia State Affiliate Chair for the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) and the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership (ICPEL) round out Koonce's extensive experiences. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Educational Science (EJES).

Dr Koonce’s personal interests include spiritual, family, community and wellness activities of all kinds. He loves music, travel and adventure, in no particular order. He is married and lives in Chesapeake, Virginia. His passion for leadership, influencing and inspiring tomorrow's leaders, makes him an asset to the Regent family of scholars.

Dr. Koonce is the K-12 School Leadership concentration chair for the following degree programs:
Ed.D. – K-12 School Leadership
Ed.S. in Educational Leadership – K-12 School Leadership
Ph.D. in Education – K-12 School Leadership

Credentials

Doctor of Education Educational Administration Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA Certificate of Advanced Educational Administration Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA Certificate of Advanced Educational Administration Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA Master of Science Health/Physical Educational Administration Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA Bachelor of Science Health/Physical Education/Recreation Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA Associate in Science Health/Physical Education Pre-Teacher Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, VA

Publications

Scholarly Published Articles/Books/Technical Reports/Writings/Manuals/etc.

Koonce, G. & Kreassig, K. (2020). A Decision Making Model for Promoting Social Justice through the Ethic of Justice, Ethic of Care, and Ethic of Grace. New York, NY: Springer Publishing. Book Chapter: In Publication

Koonce, G. (2020). Taking sides: Clashing views on educational issues, (20th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw- Hill. Book: ISPN-ISBN10: 1260494241 | ISBN13: 9781260494242. Read here.

Koonce, G., Kreassig, K., & Hanes, J. (2018). Analysis of graduate level principal preparation and teacher preparation candidates on a Christian leadership survey at a private Christian university. European Journal of Educational Sciences, 5(1). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. (2018). Taking sides: Clashing views on educational issues, (19th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Book: ISPN-1259883221.

Koonce, G. (2017). A matrix of professional and accreditation standards for university educational leadership programs. International Journal of Education and Social Science, 4(6). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. & Goldman, K. (2016). School leader's licensure assessment, principal internship mentors assessment, and grade point average as predictors for the use of the interstate school leader's licensure consortium standards. Journal of Education & Social Policy, 3(3). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Selig, G., Grooms, L., Arroyo, A., Kelly M., Koonce, G., Clark, H. (2016). Enhancing teacher performance: A toolbox of strategies to move behavior from problematic to good and from good to great. Lanham, MD. Rowman & Littlefield. Book: ISPN-978-1-4758-1787-4. Read here.

Koonce, G., Hanes, J., Sawyer, D., Hill, S., & Brown, G. (2016). Inquiry brief: A case for TEAC accreditation of the educational leadership, educational specialist, and K-12 school leadership doctoral programs. A Research Monograph. Virginia Beach, VA: Regent University School of Education.
*Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) Inquiry Briefs are scholarly research monographs, peer reviewed and peer audited for state program approval and national accreditation.

Koonce, G. (2015). Taking sides: Clashing views on educational issues, (18th ed. expanded). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Book: ISPN-10: 125934133X or ISBN-13: 9781259341335

Koonce, G. & Kelly, M. (2014). Analysis of the reliability and validity of a mentor's assessment for principal interns. Education Leadership Review, 15(2). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. (2014). Taking sides: clashing views on educational issues, (18th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. BOOK: ISBN 13 978 1259171024

Koonce, G. & Mayo, S. (2013). Effects of elementary school students' gender and grade level on bullying. American International Journal of Social Science, 2(7). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Hanes, J. & Koonce, G. (2013). Supporting value-added claims for the accreditation of an educational leadership program using a modified solomon four-group design. Journal of Scholastic Inquiry: Education, 1(1). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. & Kelly, M. (2013). Analysis of school leader's licensure assessment content category i-v scores and principal internship mentor's assessment scores for standards 1-5. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(5). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Kelly, M. & Koonce, G. (2012). The relationship between student grade point averages, principal mentor's assessment scores and school leadership licensure assessment scores. Journal of Human Resources and Adult Learning, 8(2). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. & Hanes J. (2012). Program logic for a teacher education accreditation council accredited program in educational leadership. Journal of the International Society for Educational Planning, 20(3). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. & Kelly, M. (2012). Effects of using a rubric during the assessment of the principal internship. Education Leadership Review, 13(2). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. & Hoskins, J. (2012). Beginning blueprint: Electronic exhibits for a teacher education accreditation council academic audit. US-China Education Review, 2(10). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. & Kelly, M. (2011). Effects of utilizing three instruments for assessing the principal internship. Education Leadership Review, 12(3). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. & Causey, R. (2011). Standards-based assessment for principal interns. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 6(1). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. (2009). Accreditation: A standards-based model for aligning learning outcomes in a master's degree educational leadership preparation program. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 4(3). [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal] Read here.

Koonce, G. (2008).The Effects Of A Structured Wellness Program On Physical And Mental Well-Being Of Public School Teachers And Staff Members. Scientific Commons Publikatsonslite (Publications). University of St. Gallen. St. Gallen, Switzerland. 1986 Dissertation Published International. Read here.

Arroyo, A., Koonce, G. & Hanes, J. (2008). Inquiry brief: A case for TEAC accreditation of the educational leadership, educational specialist, and k-12 school leadership doctoral programs, A Research Monograph, Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Washington, DC. Teacher Education Accreditation Council Inquiry Briefs are scholarly research monographs peer reviewed and peer audited for state program approval and national accreditation.

Koonce, G. (2005, May 24). Practicing What We Teach. eNews. Regent University. Virginia Beach, VA. Read here.

Koonce, G. (2001). The Case for Small Schools. Research Project Report. Suffolk Public School Board. Suffolk, VA

Atkinson, A. (2000). The Successful School Resource Officer Program. Consultant to the researcher/writer. Greystone Publishers, Inc. Richmond, VA.

Virginia Department of Education. (2000). Virginia Search Resource Guide, Advisory Committee. Richmond, VA.

Koonce, G. (1998). Education for Employment Program Evaluation. Research Project Report Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA.

Atkinson, A. (1998). Juvenile Law Handbook for School Administrators. Originator and consultant to the researcher/writer. Department of Criminal Justice Service Crime Prevention Center. Richmond, VA.

Koonce, G. (1998). Ensuring School Safety. Research Report. Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA. Bateman, C., Koonce, G., & Liverman, M. (1997). Accomack County Public School Assessment: Accomack County, VA. Urban School Superintendent's Association of America. Evaluator and contributing author. Accomack County, VA.

Koonce, G. (1996). Alternative Opportunities: Recommendations for the Future. Research ReportChesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA

Koonce, G. (1996). Student Activities: Recommendations for the Future. Research Report. Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA

Koonce, G. (1990-1995). From the Principal's Office. Tiger Prints Semiannual Report. Oscar F. Smith High School. Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA

Virginia Association of School Superintendents. (1992). Violence in Schools Recommendations for Action by the Education Summit. Contributing researcher/writer representing secondary school principals in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Charlottesville, VA.

Koonce, G. (1992). Self-esteem. The Virginia Principal. Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals. Richmond, VA. [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal]

Koonce, G. (1992). Wellness programs for school employees. The Virginia Principal. Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals. Richmond, VA. [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal]

Koonce, G. & Turbeville, B. (1992). Secretarial services, clerks, aides, and student help. The Virginia Principal. Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals. Richmond, VA. [Peer Reviewed & Archived Academic Journal]

Koonce, G. (1989). Superintendent's Scholars Program: National Merit Finalist. Research Project Report, Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA.

Starr, J. (1988). Lessons of the Vietnam war: A modular textbook. Contributing researcher/writer, University of Pittsburg. Pittsburg, PA.

Appalachian Education Laboratory. (1988). Participatory Decision-making: Working Models In Virginia Elementary Schools. Contributing researcher and writer for this joint study by the Virginia Education Association, The Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals, and the Appalachian Educational Laboratory. Ashland, NC.

Koonce, G. (1988-1995). Legislative notes. Chesapeake Reading Council Quarterly. Chesapeake Reading Circle. Chesapeake, VA.

Koonce, G. (1987). Transition to Middle School. Research Study. Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA.

Koonce, G. (1986). The Effects of a Structured Wellness Program on Physical and Mental Well-Being of Public School Teachers and Staff Members. Doctoral Dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. Published International. Read here.

Koonce, G. (2008).The Effects of a Structured Wellness Program on Physical and Mental Well-Being of Public School Teachers and Staff Members. Scientific Commons Publikatsonslite. University of St. Gallen. St. Gallen, Switzerland. Read here.

Koonce, G. (1986-1989). Legislation Update. Chesapeake P.T.A. Council Quarterly Newsletter. Chesapeake, VA.

Koonce, G. (1986-1990). Health and Fitness. Wellness Window. Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA.

Koonce, G. (1982). A Study of the Discipline Policies and Procedures in Chesapeake's Secondary Schools (Research Study) Chesapeake Public Schools Management Academy Administrative Intern Program. Chesapeake Public Schools. Chesapeake, VA.

Koonce, G. (1978). A Survey of the Status of Programs for Athletic Training in the Eastern Region of the 1978 Virginia High School League. Thesis. Old Dominion University. Norfolk, VA.

Scholarly Book Review - Published Endorsements

Noll, J. Taking sides: Clashing views on educational issues, 15, 16, & 17.
Editor/Academic Advisory Board. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
2007-2013

Schellenberg, R. (2008). The new school counselor: Strategies for universal academic achievement. Tanham, MD: Roman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Wager, R. (2007). Strengthen by grace. Larkspur, CO: Grace Acres Press.

Thompson, R. (2004). Crisis intervention and crisis management: Strategies that work in schools and communities. New York, NY: Routledge Publishers.

Affiliations

Professional & Associated Memberships

LEAD Hampton Roads, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce [24 years]

National Council of Professors of Educational Leadership [12 yrs.] [State of Virginia Affiliate Representative, Long Range Planning Committee, National Conference Planning Committee, Board of Reviewers, Board of Editors]

Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership [12 yrs.][President, past secretary, Affiliate Representative for NCPEA]

Virginia Education Coalition [18 yrs] [past chairman]

Virginia Education Research Association 10 yrs] [Executive Board, President, past secretary]

American Association of School Administrators [11 yrs.]

Virginia Association of School Superintendents [11yrs]

National Association of Secondary School Principals [25 yrs]

Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals [25 yrs] (past member of the Board of Directors; past president; past chairman, Urban Education Committee; past chairman, Violence In Schools Committee; past member of the Government Relations Council)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development [23 yrs]

Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development [23 yrs]

Tidewater Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development [25 yrs][past Secretary]

Virginia Middle School Association [2 yrs]

National Organization on Legal Problems in Education [6 yrs]

International Society for Educational Planning [6 yrs.]

American Evaluation Association [4 yrs.]

Virginia State Reading Association [16 yrs][past legislative committee]

Chesapeake Reading Council [26 yrs] [Corporate Liaison][past legislative chairman]

National Congress of Parents and Teachers [36 yrs] [past state delegate]

Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers [36 yrs] [Honorary Life Member]

Chesapeake Council of Parents and Teachers [26 yrs]

Chesapeake Alternative School Parents, Teachers, and Students Association [27 yrs]

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [23 yrs.]

Chesapeake Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [23 yrs] [past assistant-treasurer]

National Evaluation Institute, American Institute of Higher Education [4 yrs]

Tomorrow’s Thunder [20 yrs]

Virginia Association of Colleges for Teacher Education [10 yrs]

Suffolk Association of Supervisors and Administrators [2 yrs]

Chesapeake Association of Public School Administrators [17 yrs] (past board member and past president)

Safe Schools Coalition [22 yrs]

National Dropout Prevention Network [22 yrs]

Tidewater Regional Alternative Education Program Advisory Board [5 yrs]

The Principals' Center of Hampton Roads [2 yrs][past director]

Virginia Alternative Education Association [27 yrs]

National Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance [15 yrs]

Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance [15 yrs] (Public Affairs Committee) o Suffolk Reading Council [2 yrs]

Chesapeake Vocational Advisory Board [7 yrs] [past scholarship committee]

Hampton Roads Public Service Agency [1 yr]

Regent University School of Education Advisory Council [7 yrs as an adjunct professor]

Tidewater Community College Partnerships for Excellence [10 yrs]

Virginia Education Forum [5 yrs]

Southeastern District Principals’ Council [5 yrs] [past secretary, past treasurer]

Center for Educational Reform [20 yrs]

Chesapeake Sports Club

Awards

Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership, 2018
Distinguished Service Award
VERA Annual Meeting
Richmond, VA

Regent University Faculty Excellence Award, Spring 2017
Regent University, Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Selected as an Industry Expert, 2015
National Association of Distinguished Professionals

Covington's Who's Who Global, VIP Registry of Executives and Professionals, 2014

President's Recognition from the Virginia Education Research Association (VERA), 2010
Virginia Educational Research Association (VERA) Annual Meeting
Doubletree Hotel
Charlottesville, VA

Virginia Professors of Educational Leadership Recognition for Service as President 2009-2010
Virginia Association of Educational Leadership (VPEL) Spring Meeting
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

Special Recognition Award for Support of Professional School Counselors, 2010
Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA), Awards Banquet
Richmond, VA

Professor of the Year Award, 2007
School of Education, Regent University
Virginia Beach, VA

Achievement Recognition, 2006
Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals
100 Year Legacy Program as a Past President and Past Virginia Principal of the Year
Richmond, VA

Instructional Leadership Award for Leading Change, 2006
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Atlanta, GA

Grand Marshall, 2006
Oscar Smith High School & South Norfolk Borough Parade/Festivities
Chesapeake Public Schools
Chesapeake, VA

Chairman, 1998-2006
Tomorrow's Thunder National Advisory Board
Chesapeake, VA & Baltimore MD

Governor's School Safety Task Force, 2000-2003
Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Mark Warner
Richmond, VA

Governor's Task Force on Resource Officer Training, Governor Jim Gilmore, 1998-1999
Commonwealth of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Attorney General's Task Force on Gangs and Youth Violence, Attorney General, 1998-1999
Mark Early, Commonwealth of Virginia
Richmond, VA

The Commonwealth's School Safety Task Force, 1997-1998
Department of Criminal Justice, Commonwealth of Virginia and the Secretary of Public Safety
Richmond, VA

"Boss of the Year," 1996, Chesapeake Association of Educational Office Professionals
Chesapeake Public Schools
Chesapeake, VA

Special Recognition Award, Southeastern District Principal's Council, Virginia, 1995
High School League
Charlottesville, VA

Leadership Award, 1995
Tidewater Regional Youth Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Prevention Project (YADAPP), Virginia State Department of Education,
Richmond, VA

Governor's Core Team for School Safety and Violence Prevention Project, 1994-1995
Governor George Allen, Commonwealth of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Special Olympics Leadership Award, 1993
Chesapeake Special Olympics
Chesapeake, VA

Violence in the Schools Summit, 1992-1993
Governor Douglas Wilder, Represented all secondary school principals in the Commonwealth of Virginia as President of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals
Henrico County, VA

"Virginia Principal of the Year," 1990 - 1991
Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals (VASSP)
Richmond, VA

Honorary DECA Life Member, 1991
Distributive Education Clubs of America
Chicago, IL

Honors Excellence in Education Award, 1990
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), & Burger King Corporation
Washington, DC

"Boss of the Year," 1990
Chesapeake Association of Educational Office Professionals
Chesapeake Public Schools
Chesapeake, VA

Commendation Award for Administrative Leadership and Support, 1990
Virginia Vocational Technology Education Association
Richmond, VA

Award of Recognition for Exemplary Support of Technology Education, 1989
Virginia Vocational Technology Education Association
Richmond, VA

Life Membership, 1985
Presented by the Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers
Richmond, VA