The Department of Educational Leadership (EDLR) within the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education engages in high-quality scholarship and develops leaders who connect theory, practice, policy, and assessment within such academic programs as education policy; executive leadership; preK-3 leadership; school law; higher education and student affairs; and sport management.
The 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings placed the Neag School’s Educational Administration program among the top 20 in the nation, at No. 19.
In addition to its connection with the Center for Education Policy Analysis, Research, and Evaluation (CEPARE) and public engagement program Husky Sport, EDLR at UConn’s Neag School strives to develop leaders who connect theory, practice, policy, and assessment.
Alumni of EDLR include Jamelle Elliott, assistant coach of the UConn women’s basketball team; Miguel Cardona, recently tapped as President Joe Biden’s U.S. Education Secretary; and Sean Lester, deputy athletics director at the University of Kansas.
EDLR offers the following academic programs:
Educational Leadership Programs
- Anti-Black Racism Course Offered for Second Straight Semester
- Shared Governance: How Pandemic Partnerships Can Lead to Progress
- The Enduring Vision and Innovation of Professor Emeritus William Servedio
- Alumnus Miguel Cardona Tapped to Be Biden’s Education Secretary
- Citing Friendship in Academia, and Beyond
- Ph.D. Student Pauline Batista Seeks to Support Youth’s Voice
- Race, Place, and the Uneven Distribution of Black or Hispanic Educators in Connecticut