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Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 2017 doi: 10.13014/K2SF2TC9 http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/jwel/ ISSN 2379-2191
For this qualitative research study, interviews with two Latina school leaders revealed their journeys to leadership. The theoretical framework used was Latina critical race theory, feminist theory, and counter storytelling. Identified themes were strong supportive mother, fervent faith, humble beginnings, mentors, intelligent, and challenges not obstacles. These guiding themes serve as a path for Latinas who aspire to public school leadership positions.