Joseph (Jody) H. Capelluti
- Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Jody Capelluti is a Professor of Educational Leadership whose current teaching responsibilities include Organizational Behavior, Seminar in School Management and the Administrative Internships. Prior to coming to USM he hels a number of positions including teacher, Principal of a National School of Excellence, Curriculum Director, Director of Special Services, Director of Alternative Programs and Planning Associate at the Department of Education.
As a scholar he has authored five books and approximately fifty articles and book chapters on school change, principal leadership and middle level education. His most recent book The Savvy Principal: What Streetwise Principals Need to Know is published by Rowman and Littlefield. As one reviewer states”Finally- a no-nonsense primer for aspiring, new and veteran principals that addresses topics that are important to the success of a collaborative leader”.
He is a consultant to schools in the areas of staff evaluation, organizational development, school culture and climate issues, team development, and principal and superintendent mentoring.
Areas of Expertise
Staff evaluation, organizational development,Developing a positive school culture and climate , team development, and principal and superintendent mentoring.
Principal Leadership, The impact of Principals, superintendents, and teachers use of social media as a way to communicate with stakeholders and work life balance issues
Areas of Scholarship
Staff evaluation, organizational development, developing a positive school culture and climate , team development, and principal and superintendent mentoring.
The Savvy Principal: What Streetwise Principals Know- Roman and Littlefield