EDUCATION
    Fulbright       Scholar in Fulbright-Hayes Program to Thailand, 2004

    M.L.E.         Harvard Institute for Higher Education: Institute for Management and Leadership in Education
                       Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA - 1999

    Ph.D.           Educational Administration – 1991
                       University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
                       Dissertation:  Legislated Statewide Interagency Collaborative Telecom. Policy & Ed. Delivery

    M.A.            Educational Administration & Curriculum/Instruction - 1982
                       California State University, Long Beach, California, USA

    B.A.             History & Spanish - 1974
                       Whittier College, Whittier, California, USA

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS & LICENSURE
    • California Professional Administrative Services Credential - Life
    • California Standard Teaching Credential - Life
    • Minnesota Superintendent License

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
    Orozco, L. (2009-present). BRAZIL PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL LEADERS.  
    International program for delivery of California licensure program to California school leaders in Rio de Janeiro,
    Brazil.  A collaboration with University of California, Irvine.  Based on international work begun in Thailand as
    part of a Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship.       

    Orozco, L. (2004-present). THAILAND PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL LEADERS.  
    International program for delivery of California licensure program to California school leaders in Chiang Mai,
    Thailand.  Based on partnerships initiated during a Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship.  Initiated at California State
    University Fullerton, however moved in 2006 to a collaboration with University of California, Irvine.

BOOKS
    Orozco, L. (Ed.). (1999). Perspectives: Educational leadership. Boulder, Colorado: Coursewise Publishing.

    Orozco, L. (Ed.). (1998). Perspectives: Educating diverse populations. Boulder, Colorado: Coursewise
    Publishing.

PUBLICATIONS
    Orozco, L.  (2009).   Global Leadership Preparation of California Administrators in Brazil.  The Umbrella. British
    & Commonwealth Society of Rio.

    Orozco, L. (2008).  Looking within: Examining positive relationships and healthy organizational cultures in
    departments of educational leadership, Educational Leadership and Administration:  Teaching and Program
    Development, p. 25-34.

    Orozco, L. (2008).  Functional or dysfunctional: How does your department 'measure up'?  Senate Forum,  
    Spring, 2008, California State University, Fullerton.

    Orozco, L. (2002).  The evolving profession of school leader and leadership preparation.  Educational
    Leadership and Administration:  Teaching and Program Development, p. 4-9.
    http://faculty.fullerton.edu/lorozco/evolprof.html

    Orozco, L. (2001).  Saving the new endangered species: The role of higher education in the preparation and
    success of school leaders. Educational Leadership and Administration, 13, 3-8.
    http://faculty.fullerton.edu/lorozco/endangered.html

    Orozco, L., & Oliver, R. (2001).  Lack of Principals. Los Angeles Times, July 1, 2001.  
    http://faculty.fullerton.edu/lorozco/latimes.html

    Orozco, L. (2000).  Sharpening the view of diversity: Five leadership imperatives. Educational Leadership and
    Administration, 12, 147-160.   http://faculty.fullerton.edu/lorozco/lecturediversityWD.html

    Orozco, L. & Kim, L. (1997).  Energizing the educational administration knowledge base with the world wide
    web,  NCPEA Journal (National Council of Professors of Educational Administration).

    Orozco, L. (1997).  Unleashing the power of the world wide web in educational administration, Educational
    Leadership and Administration, 9, 95-108..

    Orozco, L. (1996). Practicing the art of authentic assessment: Administrator/Teacher Alliance, Journal of
    CAPEA  (California Association of Professors of Educational Administration), 8(1), 59-66.

    Orozco, L. (1996). Power up: Technology-enhanced collaborative training for administrators, NCPEA Journal
    (National Council of Professors of Educational Administration), 308-319.

    Orozco, L. (1995). Plugging in: Technology-enhanced collaboration for administrators, Journal of CAPEA
    (California Association of Professors of Educational Administration), 7, 21-33.

    Orozco, L. (1994). Building arks: Collaboration for school administrators, Journal of CAPEA (California
    Association of Professors of Educational Administration), 6(1), 9-18.

PRESENTATIONS - INTERNATIONAL
    Orozco, L. (2012, March).  Exposing the Ivory Tower: Hispanic Challenge for Equity Behind the Podium.  
    American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), Inc., Seventh Annual National Conference.  
    Costa Mesa, California, USA. March 9, 2012.  http://leadership-innovation.org/files/OrozcoAAHHE2012PPT.
    pptx

    Orozco, L. (2011, October).  Blended Assessment: Authentic Technology-Driven Strategies in Student.  
    Assessment.  Fórum Internacional Sobre Prática Docente Universitária: Inclusão Social e Tecnologias de
    Informação e Comunicação, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, Brazil.  October, 4, 2011.
           http://www.forumdocente.prograd.ufu.br/anais/pdf/2d/linda.PDF

    Orozco, L. (2009, April).  Professional Leaders’ Forum.  American School of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  April 16,
    2009.

    Orozco, L. (2008, July).  Professional Leaders’ Forum.  Montfort College, Chiang Mai, Thailand, July 20, 2008.

    Orozco, L.  (2007, July).  Professional Leaders’ Forum.  Montfort College, Chiang Mai, Thailand, July 17, 2007.

    Orozco, L.  (2005, November).  Developing Professional Leadership.  South East Asian Ministers of Education
    Organization (SEAMEO), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November, 22, 2005. [Invited Full Day Presentation] .

    Orozco, L.  (2005, July).  California Leadership Project.  International Leadership Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand,
    July 8, 2005.

PRESENTATIONS - NATIONAL & STATE
    Orozco, L. (2012, March). Exposing the Ivory Tower: A Hispanic Challenge for Equity Behind the Podium.  
    American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Costa Mesa, California, March 9, 2012.

    Orozco, L. (2011, November, accepted).  Demographic Intelligence (DI): Equity on Both Sides of the Podium.  
    California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA).

    Orozco, L. (2009, November- accepted)  International Professional Development: Globalizing Leadership
    Capacity, University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA).

    Orozco, L. (2009, October).  Leadership Innovation: Preparing Leaders Through Technology in Authentic
    Assessment.  California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), Los Angeles,
    California on October 17, 2009.

    Orozco, L. (2009, May) California Cariocas: Professional Development for California Principals in Brazil. XIV
    Conference of Southern California Brazilianists: UCLA.

    Orozco, L.  (2007, November).  Pack Your Bags: International Leadership Preparation.  University Council for
    Educational Administration (UCEA), Washington D.C., November 17, 2007.

    Orozco, L.  (2007, October).  How to Deliver Classes ‘Statewide’ & Live via WebConferencing.  California
    Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), San Diego, California on October 12, 2007.

    Orozco, L.  (2007, March).  Webconferencing for Professors in Educational Leadership.  California Association
    of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), Sacramento, California on March 9, 2007.

    Orozco, L.  (2006, November).  Blended Learning Courses: Balancing Online and Face-to-Face Instruction in
    Graduate School Leadership Preparation Programs.  University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA),
    San Antonio, Texas, November 11, 2006.

    Orozco, L.C. (2006, October).  Building Your Own CASTLE: Technology and Leadership.  California
    Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), Pomona, California on October 13, 2006.

    Orozco, L.C. (2006, October).  Focus on School Law- Table Topic.  California Association of Professors of
    Educational Administration (CAPEA), Pomona, California on October 13, 2006.

    Orozco, L.  (2003, October).  Tier II Innovations: Responding to Challenges & Opportunities in Credential
    Options for Educational Leaders.  California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA),
    Costa Mesa, California on October 17, 2003.

    Orozco, L.  (2003, April).  The Rise and Fall of Licensure for School Administrators.  Virginia Educational Law
    Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 25, 2003.

    Orozco, L.  (2002, April).  Who Will Educate Our Candidates?  The Politicalization of Educational Leadership
    Preparation Programs.  American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2,
    2002.   http://faculty.fullerton.edu/lorozco/aera2002.html

    Orozco, L.  (2001, April).  Leadership and Diversity: New Realities. New Imperatives. American Educational
    Research Association (AERA), Seattle, Washington, on April 10, 2001.

    Orozco, L.  (2001, April). Leadership in the Information Age: Redefining Community, Recasting Problems.  
    American Educational Research Association (AERA), Seattle, Washington on April 10, 2001.

    Orozco, L. (2001, March).  Highlight: AB75: Principal Training Program.  California Association of Professors of
    Educational Administration (CAPEA), Cupertino, California, on March 23, 2001.

    Orozco, L. (2000, October).  Refocusing: Advocacy, Diversity and Social Justice, Teaching, Research, &
    Technology: Setting CAPEA's Course of Action.  California Association of Professors of Educational
    Administration (CAPEA), San Diego, California, on October 21, 2000.

    Orozco, L. (1999, October).  Keynote Presentation- State level: “Uses of Technology in Educational
    Leadership”.  California Association of Professors of Educational Administration, Fall Conference, October 23,
    1999, Oakland, CA.

    Orozco, L.  (1997, April).  Vista of the New Millennium.  American Association of Community Colleges Annual
    Conference, Anaheim, CA on April 13, 1997.

    Orozco, L.  (1996, August). Technologies for the Profession.  National Council of Professors of Educational
    Administration (NCPEA) Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas on August 10, 1996.

    Orozco, L.  (1996, March). Working Smarter: Technology in School Administration.  American Association of
    School Administrators (AASA) National Conference in San Diego, California on March 10, 1996.

    Orozco, L.  (1995, July).  Collaborative Leadership with Technology.  International Congress on Challenges to
    Education (ICCE) International Conference, Cancun, Mexico on July 21, 1995.

    Orozco, L.  (1995, April).  Establishing Formal Mentoring Programs for New Faculty.  American Educational
    Research Association (AERA) National Conference, San Francisco, California on April 22, 1995: Roundtable.

    Orozco, L.  (1995, February).  Collaboration: Making it Work for Bilingual Education .  National Association of
    Bilingual Educators (NABE) International Conference, Phoenix, Arizona on February 14, 1995.

    Orozco, L.  (1994, October).  Interagency Telecommunications Efforts and the Rural Education Connection.  
    National Rural Educators Association (NREA) Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama on October 16, 1994.

    Orozco, L.  (1994, August).  Technology-Enhanced Collaborative Leadership for School Administrators.  
    National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) Conference, Indian Wells, California  on
    August 12, 1994.

    Orozco, L.  (1994, April).  Higher Education Mentoring.  American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    National Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana on April 4, 1994.

    Orozco, L.  (1994, February).  Surviving (& Succeeding!) in the 90's: Bilingual Success Planning.  National
    Association of Bilingual Educators (NABE) International Conference in Los Angeles, California, on February 17,
    1994.

    Orozco, L.  (1994, February).  Total Quality Communities through Educational Partnerships.  American
    Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Conference in San Francisco, California, on February
    11, 1994: Panel moderator.

    Orozco, L.  (1993, December). , Keys to Successful Collaboration with Other Agencies.  American Association
    of Educational Service Agencies (AAESA) National Conference in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida on December
    3, 1993.

    Orozco, L.  (1993, February).  Total Quality Assessment Programs for Schools.  American Association of
    School Administrators (AASA) National Conference in Orlando, Florida, on February 9, 1993

PRESENTATIONS- UNIVERSITY
    Orozco, L.  (2008, January).  WebConferencing for Faculty:  A Beginners Guide to Skype.  Presented live from
    Ipanema, Brazil via Skype.  Teaching with Technology Showcase, California State University, Fullerton,
    California on January 17, 2008.

    Orozco, L.  (2007, November).  Using Websites & Podcasting in Higher Education.  Training Institute.  Faculty
    Development Center, California State University-Fullerton, California on November 2, 2007.

    Orozco, L. (2007, March). WebConferencing: Live Communication Over the Internet. Faculty Development
    Center, Calif. State University-Fullerton, California on March 2, 2007.

    Portfolio 2000 - Dr. Orozco has placed her RTP file on line to assist other faculty in the process.

GRANTS
    Orozco, L. C. (2005-07).  School Technology Leadership Initiative (STLI).  Post Secondary Partnership
    Program (P3).  Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's FIPSE Program.  National Partnership for the
    development of technology-related preparation practices for school administrators.  Dr. Orozco is one of ten
    higher education partners selected nationally, and the only faculty partner from California.

    Orozco. L.C. (2006).  Developing Winning Proposals.  Office of Grants and Contracts.  California State
    University, Fullerton.

    Orozco, L. C.  (2005-06).  eTeleconferencing for Statewide Certification of School Leaders.  Senior and
    General Faculty Research Grant.  $10,000.  Project to design and deliver Tier II program statewide via
    webconferencing.

    Orozco, L. C. (2005).  "Preparing Truly World Class School Leaders."  Junior-Senior-General: Intramural
    Research Grant.  $5,000.  Research project to investigate high-need areas of school leadership preparation in
    four countries.

    Orozco, L. C.   (2005).  International Travel Grant – Vietnam Invited Presentation.  California State University,
    Fullerton to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

    Orozco, L. C. (2004-8).  U.S. – Brazil Higher Education Consortia Program: Sustainable Coastal Resource
    Management.  U.S. Department of Education: Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education (FIPSE).  
    $199,959.   A joint project with CSUF (Department of Biology) & the University of Connecticut.  [support for
    additional partnerships in other disciplines]   

    Orozco, L. C.  (2003-4). Fulbright.  Thailand-CSUF Project.  U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational
    and Cultural Affairs: Fulbright-Hayes Program.

    Orozco, L. C.  (2004).  International Travel Grant – Thailand.  California State University, Fullerton to Chiang
    Mai, Thailand.

    Orozco, L. (2001).  CSUF Grant award: Untenured Faculty Grant. "National Study of LEAD".

    Orozco, L. (2001).  CSUF Grant award: Teaching Mini-Grant.  "Virtual Communications: Professional
    Development of Fieldwork".

    Orozco, L. (2000).  CSUF Grant award: Faculty Enhancement and Instructional Development Grant:
    “Leadership of Instruction: Creating a Comprehensive Virtual Learning Environment for School Leaders”.         

    Orozco, L. (1999).  CSUF Grant award:  Untenured Faculty Grant on November 10, 1999.  "Professional
    "Virtual' Community for School Leaders".

    Orozco, L. (1995).  CSULA Grant award: Innovative Teaching Grant on December, 1995, "Plugging In:
    Learning through Collaboration & Telecommunications".                         

    Orozco, L. (1994).  CSULA Grant award: Innovative Teaching Grant on February, 1994, "Technology-
    Enhanced Collaborative Learning".   

    Orozco, L. (1993).  CSULA Affirmative Action Faculty Development Program, "Multi-Agency Collaboration:
    Features and Elements for Effective Projects".

RESEARCH INTEREST
  • Leadership & administration in education
  • Technology in education and administration
  • Educating diverse populations
  • School law
  • Professional portfolio development
  • International leadership development
  • Leadership is a global society

TEACHING

    Experience Teaching/Courses Taught:
Leadership in Education
Organizational Leadership
Instructional Leadership
Educational Planning & Decisionmaking Models
Educational Staff Development & Evaluation
Program Management, Development, & Evaluation
Technology for Instructional & Organizational Change
Business & Facilities Management
Issues in Educational Policy & Reform
Management of Human and Material Resources
Third Year Seminar – Dissertation
Cultural and Socioeconomic Diversity
Information & Communications Technologies for Administrators
Seminar: School Administration
Instructional Leadership       
School Law & Regulatory Process
Leadership in Public Schools
Professional Assessment School Leaders     
Professional Induction Planning        
Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Meeting the Needs of Diverse Populations
Fieldwork
Candidate Professional Leadership Criteria
Field Based Leadership Performance Criteria
Authentic Leadership Performance Criteria

    Innovations and Technology in Teaching
Podcasting
Webconferencing – Skype and MegaMeeting
Professional portfolio development
Utilizing smart classrooms in instruction
Multimedia based student assessment
Administrative technologies in leadership (spreadsheets, whiteboards, collaboration, etc.)
Blackboard
Web-based course support and activities
Problem-based learning
In-basket leadership decision-making
Video in instruction and leadership development
Conference Call meetings and class sessions
Online chats and use of electronic bulletin boards

    Course & Program Development
The Constructivist Leader: Advancing Leadership Performance (course), Ed.D. program, 2002
Professional Assessment for Educational Leaders (program- 6 semester units), Post-graduate program,
2003
Professional Administrative Services Program - Tier II in Thailand, 2002
Revised Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program document for Dean, 2003
Professional Administrative Services Program – Demonstration of Competence/Excellence (12 unit
program), Post-graduate, 2004
Educating Diverse Populations (2 unit course), graduate, 2004
Web-conferencing delivery version for Professional Administrative Services Program for School Leaders
(9-12 unit program), Post graduate, 2005-2006
Professional Administrative Services Program – Demonstration of Competence/Excellence (9 unit
program), Post-graduate, 2006

    Student Advising
Practicing School Administrators in International Post Graduate Tier II program, 2004-present  [UCI]
Practicing School Administrators in Post Graduate Tier II program, 2000-2007  [CSUF]
Masters of Science in Educational Administration students, 1999-2003, 2006, 2007-present
Ed.D. students in dissertation course & advising, University of California-Irvine, 1996-1999

SERVICE
    National, State and Regional
    Higher Education Consortium – Los Angeles Unified School District, 2007-2009
    California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA) Coordinator, 2007-2010
    U.S. Fulbright Teacher & Administrator Exchange Program Review Committee, 2005-2009
    Consultant- INTEL Teach to the Future: Program for School Administrators, 2005-2006
    President, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), 2000-2002  
    Task Force, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC), Administrative Services Credential
    Policy Analysis and Review, 2000-2002
    Evaluator - National Grant: "STAR Project-FIPSE Grant".  Coastline Community College, Fountain
    Valley, CA.  2000
    Secretary/Treasurer, American Educational Research Association (AERA): Teaching in Educational
    Administration, 1998-2002
    Steering Committee, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), 1995-
    2004
    Orange County Education Consortium Chair Ad Hoc Committee to develop IHE/LEA articulation on
    portfolios, 2003                                     
    Webmaster, American Educational Research Association: Teaching in Educational Administration (TEA-
    SIG), 1999-2003
    Web Master, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA), 1996-2005
    Program Chair, American Education Research Association (AERA)- Teaching in Educational
    Administration, 1998-1999

    University
    Director, Tier II Program, California State University, Fullerton, 1999-2007
    Member, College of Education Grants Committee, California State University, Fullerton, 2004-2007
    Webmaster, Department of Educational Leadership, California State University, Fullerton, 1999-2005
    Member, University Extended Education Committee, California State University, Fullerton, 2003-05
    Member, College of Education, Advisory Board, California State University, Fullerton, 2004-05

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS AND LIAISONS
    American School of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand         
    Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Rio de Janiero, Brazil    
    Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Joao Pessoa, Brazil        
    Montfort College, Chiang Mai, Thailand   
    International Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand             
    Prince Royal College, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Southeast Asian Ministers of Education (SEAMEO)
    United States Consulate, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    United States Consulate, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil          

EDITORSHIPS & REVIEW BOARDS                         
    1996 - present         Editorial Board, International Electronic Journal for Leaders (IEJLL)
    1996 - 2010            Editorial Board, Advancing Women Electronic Journal
    1998 – 2002            Program Reviewer, American Educational Research Association
    1995 - 1998            Senior Editor [Editor/Associate Editor], Educational Leadership and Administration Journal
    1998 - 2003            Editorial Board, Educational Leadership and Administration Journal
    1998 - 2003            Program Reviewer, American Educational Research Association: Teaching in Educational
    Administration- Special Interest Group (TEA-SIG)

HONORS AND AWARDS
    2001        Jewel Plummer Cobb Diversity in Education Award, CSUF's College of Human Development and
    Community Service              

    2001        Outstanding Faculty Recognition: Scholarly & Creative Activity, California State University, Fullerton,
    "Scholarship that Results in the Highest Quality, Electronic Technology" and " Scholarship that Results in the
    Highest Quality, Seminal Books and Monographs" April 9, 2001                      

    1999        Book Launch, Calif. State University, Fullerton

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
    American Association of School Administrators (AASA)

    American Educational Research Association (AERA)

    California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA)

    National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA)

    University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Professor & Past Tier II Program Director, Educational Leadership, College of Education, California State
    University, Fullerton, 1999-present

    Dean, Curriculum & Instruction, Coastline Community College, 1996 - 1999

    Adjunct Lecturer, Educational Administration, School of Education, University of California-Irvine, 1996 -
    1999                       

    Director of Cooperative Programs & Associate Professor, Administration Department, California State
    University- Los Angeles, 1993-1996

    School Principal, ABC Unified School District, Artesia, CA, USA, 1990 - 1993       

    Superintendent, St. Michael Parish, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1989 - 1990

    Administrator, Technology & Instructional Resources Unit, Orange County Department of Education, 1982 -
    1988

    Manager, Educational Staff Development Services Department, Computer Curriculum Corporation, Palo Alto,
    CA, USA, 1978 - 1982

    Vice Principal/Counselor Intern, Los Nietos School District, Whittier, CA, USA, 1977 - 1978

    Teacher, Los Nietos School District, Whittier, CA, USA, 1974 - 1977

NATIONALITY & LANGUAGES
    American & Single (no children)
    Speaks fluent English, conversational Portuguese (Brazilian) & Spanish


                                        [last updated 1/25/12]
LINDA C. OROZCO

PROFESSOR
& FORMER DIRECTOR, PROFESSIONAL ADMIN. PROGRAM
California State University, Fullerton
Telephone: 562-368-4844
Email: Lorozco14@yahoo.com
Website:
http://faculty.fullerton.edu/lorozco &
http://leadership-innovation.org

INTRODUCTION
Dr. Orozco is Professor of Educational Leadership and former Director of the Professional Administration
Credential Program at California State University, Fullerton. Her experience includes 31 years in
educational leadership including both public and private educational settings, district and county offices of
education, and higher education administration.  She has taught in educational leadership candidates in
higher education since 1991.  Her research includes school leadership, diversity, international leadership,
technology in administration, and educating indigenous populations.  She is also founder of Leadership
Innovation focused on 'leadership in technology' and 'global leadership' for practicing school
administrators.  
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Orozco speaks conversational Portuguese (Brazilian) and Spanish.  She
enjoys traveling and many outdoor activities. She is an active runner, having completed 20 marathons
including Los Angeles, New York, Paris (France), and Athens (Greece). In addition, she is an avid scuba
diver and surfer.  She continues to search for the perfect wave in locations such as Hawaii, Brazil, Vietnam,
Thailand, and her hometown of Newport Beach.


CURRICULUM VITAE