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Lee Mahon
Lee Mahon, EdD
Doctoral Faculty, School Educational Leadership & Change
Millbrae, CA

EdD, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1978

MA, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 1956

BA, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 1954


Areas of Instruction:

  • Leadership and Change
  • Action Research
  • Ethics, Education, and Law
  • Organizational Theories
  • Management Theories
  • Budget and Finance
  • Public Policy and Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Systems Thinking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Rethinking Schools
  • Theories of Educational Change
  • Community College
  • Higher Education
  • Forces of Motivation
  • Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Redefining Curriculum and Program Evaluation


Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Mentoring
  • Research and Development
  • Developing Leaders
  • Human Relations
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Career Preparation and Advancement 
  • Futurism and Education
  • Educational Administration
  • Curriculum Development
  • Organizational Development
  • Higher Education and Community College Experience
  • K-12 experience
  • Consulting experience

Professional Memberships:

  • Association of California School Administrators
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Association of University Professionals
  • American Association of Higher Education
  • California Women Leaders in Education 
  • National Council of Administrative Women
  • World Futurist Organization
  • International Lion's Club
  • Millbrae Community Foundation

Honors and Awards:

  • Fullbright Scholarship Reviewer
  • Woman Leader of the Year, Women Leaders in Education, Santa Clara
  • Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation, Santa Clara University
  • Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation, Santa Clara Unified School District
  • Certificate of Recognition - Police Athletic Association
  • Teachers Make a Difference, Award of Merit, Whitney Foundation
  • Certificate of Appreciation and Recognition, California Wheelchair Bowlers Association
  • Award of Merit--Whitney Foundation
  • Award of Merit--Sex and Race Desegregation Training Program
  • Certificate of Recognition, Police Athletic Association, San Mateo and San Bruno
  • Special Recognition Award, Berryessa Union Elementary School District
  • Life Time Membership--Parent Teacher's Association, Santa Clara
  • Lions Club - Millbrae - Certificate of Appreciation




  • Time Management Workbook, Trident Enterprises
  • Grant Writing Manual, Trident Enterprises
  • ADA Compliance Manual, Trident Enterprises
  • Education in the 80's - Santa Clara Magazine
  • Freshmen in the Year 2000 - Santa Clara Today
  • Methods of Administration, Office for Civil Rights
  • Guidelines for Vocational Education, SDE & CCC
  • Title IX, Technical Assistance Manual, Trident Enterprises
  • Regional Occupational Manual, Santa Cruz County Office
  • Title IX, An Implementation Manual, State of California
  • Challenge for the 80's, Santa Clara Today.
  • Program Review and Guide for Vocational Educators
  • Leadership Achievement: The Female Struggle
  • School Change Processes: Can They Be Measured?
  • Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
  • The Growing Momentum for Sex Equity: Case Studies
  • Self Evaluation for Vocational Education, Trident Enterprises
  • Achieving Sex Equity in Education: Building A Positive Power Base, WEEA
  • Affirmative Action Self-Evaluation Manual


  • Community College Conference, Office for Civil Rights Guidelines, ADA, Title II, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
    Affirmative Action and Civil Rights Legislation, Secondary Education
  • Personnel Practices, School Districts Administration & Community College Administration, School Boards
  • Title IV, VI, VII, IX, Presentations to District Administration, Community College Administration, NASA, Lockheed
  • Strategic Planning, Local School Districts, Santa Clara, San Mateo and St. Joseph Sisters, St. Isidore Elementary School, Diocese of San Jose
  • Management Practices, Baker Law Firm, Won-Chung Law Firm, San Jose, Evergreen, CCD

Funded Grants/Contracts:

  • NASA Ames Teacher Training Grant
  • Eisenhower Student Leadership Program
  • Women's Education Equity Grants
  • Sex Equity Training Grants
  • Race Equity Training of Trainers Grants
  • IBM Skills Validation Grant
  • Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education Grant

Professional Experience:

  • EdD Faculty, Fielding Graduate University
  • Project Director, Vocational Education Civil Rights
  • Project Director, Compliance Review and Training Program
  • Program Evaluator, Young Audiences of the Bay Area
  • Director, Educational Administration and Masters Degree Program, Santa Clara University
  • Project Director, School Board Training Program, Santa Clara County CSBA
  • Principal Investigator - NASA Ames Teacher Training Grant
  • Project Director, California Community College
  • Principal Investigator, Eisenhower Leadership Grant
  • Principal Investigator, IBM Skills Validation Grant
  • Principal Investigator, FIPSE Grant
  • Sponsor/Principal Investigator for Power Teaching Program, Brisbane; Catholic School Leadership Training Program; School Board Training Program, Santa Clara CSBA; ADA Training Program - California Community Colleges
  • Evaluator, California Community Colleges
  • Director, Santa Clara University
  • Project Director, Vocational Education Compliance Review/Training
  • Speaker on Sexual Harassment Workshops--numerous Community Colleges and High School Districts, California State Department of Education; Santa Clara School Board Association; San Mateo School Board Association
  • Speaker on Future Trends--Archdiocese of Los Angeles; California Community Colleges; Lutheran Teachers Association; Diocese of San Jose; Alaska Cohort
  • Consultant--Wage/Classification Studies; Executive Searches; Office for Civil Rights Guidelines for Career Technology; Santa Cruz County Office of Education; Management Audits

Other Professional Activities:

  • Administrative Services Credential
  • Elementary Administration & Supervision
  • General Elementary/Secondary Credential
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