School Administration

Professor Tod Anton

Advanced Studies in Education

Phone: (209) 478-8052



Dr. Tod A. Anton

Professor Emeritus

Current Professional Position

Since 1990, Professor of School Administration, Department of Advanced Studies, California State University, Stanislaus (Professor Emeritus, 1996)

Courses Presented

Current Areas of Professional Interest

Current Professional Activities

Additional Service and Honors

Previous Professional Positions

Superintendent, Lincoln Unified School District, Stockton, CA, 1972-1990

Superintendent, Hillsborough City School District, Hillsborough, CA, 1967-1972

Director of Research and Development, Garden Grove Unified, School District, Garden Grove, CA, 1965-1967

Principal, Administrative Assistant, Alamitos School District, Garden Grove, CA, 1958-1965

Principal and Teacher, El Toro School District, El Toro, CA, 1956-1958

Teacher, Santa Ana and Anaheim School Districts, Orange Co., CA, 1953-1956

University Degrees

University of Southern California, BA (Social Science) 1951;
MS (Education Guidance) 1954;
Ed.D. (Education Administration) 1964.

Recent Post-Doctoral Studies

Kettering Foundation /I/D/E/A/ Fellows Program, Claremont / Harvey Mudd Colleges, 1979-95; WASC/CDE, Focus on Learning / Pursuing Excellence / Program Quality Review Training, 1987-98; ACSA / CASBO Academy for School Business Managers, 1991-92.

Significant Leadership Roles

Past president of Association of Low Wealth Schools, Orange County Elementary Administrators Association, Alamitos Administrators Association, San Mateo County Superintendents Association, North Stockton Rotary Club; president-elect of Association of California School Administrators, Region V; chair of ACSA state conference in San Diego 1981; chair of thirty-four WASC accreditation teams, member of nine others; California School Leadership Academy regional board; member of three Program Quality Review teams.

Recent Professional Publications

"(Almost) Everything You'll Ever Need to Know," Leadership, September/October 2005, p. 13.

"Modifying Teacher Tenure to Regain Public Confidence," Thrust for Educational Excellence 25 (February/March 1996): 34-37.

"Where Did the Time Go? 62 Ways to Improve Your Planning," The Education Digest, March 1994, pp. 41-45.

"Where Did the Time Go? 62 Ways to Improve Your Planning," Here's How, National Association of Elementary School Principals, vol. 12, number 3, December 1993.

"School Districts: Abandon Traditional Supervisory Evaluation Practices When Working with Experienced, Successful Teachers," School of Education Journal, California State University, Stanislaus, December 1993, pp. 36-42.

"The Budget Transmittal Letter to the Board of Education: a Powerful Document," Journal of School Business Management, Volume 57, Number 1, March 1992, pp.31-33.

"Field Work, a Collaborative Effort," Thrust for Educational Leadership, Volume 21, Number 5, February/March 1992, pp. 26-28.

"Meaningful Supervision and Evaluation of School Principals," School of Education Journal, California State University, Stanislaus, December 1992, pp. 29-37.

"Curtain Call for Serrano: There Are Still Remaining Inequities in a Day of Equal Opportunity," California School Boards Journal, Volume 50, Number 3, Winter 1992, pp. 18-24.

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