Doug DeVore, Ed.D.

Doug DeVore, Ed.D.



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Doug DeVore

Dr. Doug DeVore is a Professor for the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program. He recently joined the Brandman Education team as a full time faculty in 2014.  Doug was a K12 educator for over 36 years and served as Superintendent of the Encinitas Union School District in San Diego County. The North Coastal Chapter of the Association of California School Administrators twice named Dr. DeVore K-12 Superintendent of the Year. Prior to joining the Brandman Education team Doug served the past nine years as a tenured professor in the Doctoral Department of Organizational Leadership at the University of La Verne in California. He has provided a variety of consulting services for various organizations including developing systems thinking strategic plans, facilitating workshops for a variety of teams/boards, and serving as a keynote speaker.

Doug is co-author of Leading for Excellence: A Twelve Step Program to Student Achievement and has published a number of scholarly articles in the educational field. His research is primarily focused on K12 organizations with an emphasis on systems theory, leading change and systems focused strategic planning. He has chaired a number of dissertations in the area of K12, higher education and for profit business.


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Scholarly Activities


Harvey, T, Drolet, B. M. & DeVore, D. P. (2014). Leading for excellence: A twelve step program to student achievement. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Journal Articles

Van Winkle, B., Allen, S. DeVore, D. and Winston, B. (2014). The Relationship Between the Servant Leadership Behaviors of Immediate Supervisors and Followers’ Perceptions of Being Empowered in the Context of Small Business. Journal of Leadership Education, 13 (3), 70-82.

Van Vooren, C., DeVore, D. P., & Ambriz-Galaviz, N. (2011). Managing positive stress for change in the implementation of technology in schools. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 9(2), 28–31.

Published Proceedings

Ensey, P. and DeVore, D. P. (2013). Teacher collaboration and the common core standards

Proceedings of the Educational Policy Institute of California (EPIC) 2013 Conference. La Verne, CA.

DeVore, D. P. (2013). Role of Strategic Planning in 21st Century Schools. Proceedings of the Educational Policy Institute of California (EPIC) 2012 Conference. La Verne, CA.

DeVore, D. P. (2011). Evaluation of Public School Teachers and The Role of Value-Added Measures. Proceedings of the Educational Policy Institute of California (EPIC) 2011 Conference. La Verne, CA.