Dr. Terry Stirling
Literacy, Leadership, and Development
College of Education
(773) 442-5527
Leadership Educational Policy; Teacher Evaluation; Curriculum; Community Relations; Retention and Professional Development.
Courses Taught
LEAD 401: Instructional Leadership
LEAD 422: The Principalship
LEAD 424: Introduction to Evaluation of Certified and Support Staff
LEAD 431: School and Community Relations
LEAD 434: Internship I
LEAD 435: Internship II
LEAD 437: Internship III
LEAD 409: School's Out/First-Year Experience
EDFN 305/405: Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Public Education
EDFN 306/406: Educational and Individual Differences
EDFN 307/407: Psychology of Instruction and Learning
Research Interests
Teacher evaluation and retention.

Loyola University
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Ph.D.

Montclair State University
Urban Education, M.A.

Skidmore College
History, B.A.

Selected Publications

Bellanca, J.A. & Stirling T. (2011). Classrooms Without Borders: Using Internet Projects to Teach Communication and Collaboration. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Nauman, A.D., Stirling, T., & Borthwick, A. (2011). What Makes Writing Good? An Essential Question for Teachers. Reading Teacher, 64(5), 318-328.

Stirling, T. (2009) Innovations in the Freshman Year Experience: Enrichment or Survival? International Journal of Innovation in Higher Education, 22, 61-65.



LWH 4007
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5527
Office Hours
By appointment
Main Campus
University Center Lake County