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Dr. Tiffany M. Squires

Dr. Tiffany M. Squires
Phone: 8148633779
Office Address:
207B Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park


Assistant Professor of Education
Assistant Director of Online Programs


Education Policy Studies


Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership: Teacher Leadership
Educational Leadership: Principal Certification


Dr. Tiffany M. Squires is an assistant professor in the Education Policy Studies department and serves as assistant director of Online Programs for Education Leadership. Dr. Squires has 15 years of experience in K-12 education as a teacher, principal, and professional development facilitator, having earned Master’s degrees in education from both Canisius College and Syracuse University and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership from LeMoyne College. She completed her Ph.D. in Instructional Design, Development & Evaluation at Syracuse University (SU). Her dissertation research was focused on the perceptions of principals regarding the role of the school leader in the implementation of curricular and instructional change associated with standards-based reform. At SU, Dr. Squires served as a specialist for research, evaluation, and assessment with Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) and with the Office of Academic Programs. She also directed online programs and course development for University College. This work resulted in a co-edited book, Bridging the High School College Gap: The Role of Concurrent Enrollment Programs. Her research continues to focus on school systems reform/improvement and highly effective leadership practice.

Areas of Expertise

Education Levels

Adult Education
Early Childhood

Education Types

Distance Ed
Public Ed

Leadership Preparation

Educational Leadership
Principal Prep
Superintendent Prep
Teacher Prep


Curriculum and Supervision
Instructional Methods and Design
Learning Assessment

Methodological Research

Qualitative Research

Representative Publications

Edmonds, G. S., & Squires, T.M. (2016). Bridging the High School College Gap: The Role of Concurrent Enrollment Programs. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

LeTendre, G. K. & Squires, T.M.  (2017, November). Integrating Teacher Leadership into Education Leadership Programs: Theoretical and Practical Challenges. Paper presented at the 2017 University Council Educational Administration Conference, Denver, Colorado.

Squires, T.M. (2018, November). Reflective Leadership Practice: Emotional Work of Critical Reflection. Paper presented at the 2018 University Council Educational Administration Conference, Houston, Texas.

Squires, T. M. (2015). Leading Curricular Change: The Role of the School Principal in Implementation of the Common Core State Standards (Order No. 10001467). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Syracuse University; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1758891631).