Refereed Journal, Books, & Chapter Publications

Tanner, T. (2011). Parents Need Help Too: A Guide for parents of school Age Children. Educational Concepts LLC.



Thompson, L., Hobson-Horton, Tanner, T., & Smith, P. (2016) Using the Culturally Proficient Continuum to Evaluate the Cultural Relevance of Gifted and Talented Programs. Gifted and Talented article –Journal of Educational Concepts.

Tanner, T., Johnson, P. & Smith, P. The 50 Traits of Extraordinary Leadership (In press). BBB Ministries Publishing.

Collins, C. & Tanner, T. (In press). Themes in the Research on the Cultural Responsiveness of Educators in Public Schools in Texas. The Texas Alliance of Black School Education Journal. Vol 3, Number 1, Spring 2011.

Hobson, L., Harris, D., Tanner, T., Thompson, L. Teaching Race, Diversity and Social Justice in White Space: Challenges, Implications and Effective Strategies. ( In press)  Chapter title:  Using Qualitative Research to Facilitate Understanding and Thinking about Diversity and Social Justice. Publisher :  Atwood Publications. Chapter Prospectus Accepted 5/28/09.

Miller, P. & Tanner, T. (In press). Suspension Patterns of African American Male principals. The Journal of Educational Concepts.

Iwundu, L., Tanner, T., Hermond, D., Miller, P., Smith, P., & Thompson, L. (2010). The Impact of Human Resources’ Practices on Teacher Retention. The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 4 (2),  49-73.



Lindsay, L., Irving, M., Tanner, T., Underdue, D (2009). In the Loop: An Examination of the Effectiveness of Looping for African American Students. The Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 1(1), 88-101.



Tanner, T., McLeod, K., Carter, N., Simpson, C., & Maxwell, D. (2008). Effective Urban Leadership: Helping Teachers Transition from Dependence to Independence, Implications for Teacher Satisfaction and Retention. The Texas Association of Black School Educators. 1 (2) 3-19.




Ivy, A., Herrington, D.E., Kritsonis, W.A., & Tanner, T. (2008). The Challenge of Building Professional Learning Communities: Getting Started. National FORUM of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 25 (4).

Herrington, D.E., Kritsonis, W.A., & Tanner, T. (2008). National Recommendations for Deconstructing Educational Leadership Courses: Re-Centering to Address the Needs of Students. National FORUM of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 25 (4).

McLeod, K., Tanner, T., & Kritsonis, W.A. (2008) National Impact: Model of a Culturally Active Classroom.  National FORUM of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 25 (3).

Smith, M.M., Herrington, D.E., Kritsonis, W.A., & Tanner, T. (2008). National Implications: Ten Things to Consider When Teaching Mathematics to African American Students. National FORUM of Multicultural Issues Journal, 5 (1).

McLeod, K., Tanner, T., & Kritsonis, W.A. (2008). National Recommendations for Improving Cultural Diversity: Model of a Culturally Active Classroom Setting.  National FORUM of Multicultural Issues Journal, 5 (1).

Owens, E.,  Bailey-Perry, D., McLeod, K., Tanner, T. (2007). Examining the Misclassification of At-Risk Students in Longitudinal Data. The Association for the Advancement of Educational Research Journal, 3(1) 34-42.

Tanner, T., & McLeod, K. (2007). Educational Leadership: Considerations for the Development of Future Crisis Management Plans. The International Journal of Humanity, 5 (3) 183-188.

Tanner, T. (2007). Embracing the Challenge: Closing the Achieve Gap through Culturally Responsive Educators. Journal of the Alliance of Black School Educators, 6 (1) 29-36.




McLeod, K., & Tanner, T. (2007). The Transition to Educational Equality. The Journal of  Urban Education and Practice, 1(1), 99-111. Click here to view

Tanner, T. (2007). Different Worlds with Common Goals: The Role of Chinese-American and African-American Parents in the Academic Achievement of their Children. International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, 6 (3), 15-28.

McLeod, K. & Tanner, T. (2007). From Cultural Responsiveness to Cultural Activeness: Promoting Public School Success with Minority Populations. The International Journal of Humanity. 5 (3) 205-212.

Tanner, T. (2007) The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on the education system in Texas.  The Journal of the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration. 2 (3), 62-69.

Tanner, T., &  McLeod, K. (2006). Educational Leadership: Challenges: What principals say concern them about their job.  International Journal of Learning, 13(1), 19-24.

McLeod, K., & Tanner, T. (2006). Realizing the Resiliency Potential for the Minority Learner. International Journal of Learning, 13(7), 67-70.

McLeod, K. & Tanner, T. (2006). Urban Education Resiliency: Perspectives of Urban School Achievement. International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, 6(4) 35-40.

Owens, E.,  Bailey-Perry, D., McLeod, K., Tanner, T. (In press). Modeling High School Students' Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Use. The Association for the Advancement of Educational Research Journal.

Bailey-Perry, Tanner, T., McLeod, K., & Owens, E. (In press). Identifying School Conditions and Teacher Practices that have Proven Effective in Increasing Mathematics and Reading Achievement for African-American Students and Students in Schools with Substantial Minority Student Populations. The National Journal of Urban Education & Practice.

Non-Refereed Publications

Tanner, T. (1999). A German Experience. Lessons Learned: A Multicultural Perspective. (Chapter 9) Emancipation Press.

Educational Manuals

McLeod, K., & Tanner, T.  (2008).  Culturally Responsive Leadership: Successfully Educating every child. Professional Development Manual, Houston, Texas: Alief Independent School District

Carter, N., Webb-Johnson, G. C., Rochon, R., Knight, S., Lewis, C., & Tanner, T. (2006). Making it work: Teaching all children. Professional Development Manual,  Houston, Texas: Aldine Independent School District

McLeod, K (2009).  Facilitator’s Guide: Creating Cultural Responsiveness (Training Manual).  Significant Contribution by  Tyrone Tanner.