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Steven Bourgeois

Steven Bourgeois

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies


Dr. Bourgeois teaches Introduction to Qualitative Research (EDAD 6308) in the ELPS Ph.D. program. For the past six years, Dr. Bourgeois has served as Executive Director of Research, Evaluation, and Instruction at Responsive Education Solutions, one of the largest charter school organizations in Texas. After 30 years in education, he has recently retired and transitioned to full-time educational consulting, focusing services on teacher attrition, distributive leadership, student motivation, and classical methods. Leveraging his skills in data analytics, survey design, and data visualization, he currently supports leaders in independent, traditional public, and charter schools. Dr. Bourgeois has a record of publications in peer-reviewed educational journals and presentations at state, regional, national, and international conferences in the areas of student motivation and engagement, along with conceptual pieces on authentic engagement and intrinsic motivation.