We strive to enhance the understanding and practice of educational leadership and policy at all levels of the education system, cradle-to-career. We advance this mission through our programs of teaching, research, and engagement with practitioners and schol ars in the field. We offer doctoral, master’s and advanced graduate certificates in higher education leadership, educational policy, and school leadership. All programs adopt a global perspective, focusing on how international systems and policies support academic excellence.
In the Journal of World Education Professor Aaron Benavot
discusses the achievements of global education policy in the last 15 years, as well as challenges for reaching a more ambitious international education agenda in the next 15 years. Benavot compares key aspects of the Chinese and US education systems and the role of comparative education research in identifying gaps in quality education and lifelong learning. Benavot points to the importance of Chinese students travelling abroad to enhance their understanding of international affairs, as China seeks a more active role on the world stage.
Dr. Ancell Scheker Mendoza '11 was honored April 16 with the International Award for Exceptional Achievement at the University at Albany Excellence Awards Gala held at the Albany Country Club. This award recognizes international graduates of the University who are highly distinguished in their profession, either internationally or nationally in their own country; who have helped their nation and/or the world by outstanding contributions to government, science, art, education, business, or human welfare; and who exemplify the strength of their education at the University of Albany.
A Conversation with Dr. Ancell Scheker Mendoza
Alumna Dr. Ancell Scheker Mendoza (PhD 2011), Director General of Evaluation of Educational Quality at the Ministry of Education of the Dominican Republic gave a talk on "Testing the Dominican Republic: Policy Insights From Cross-National and Domestic Educational Assessments". Dr. Scheker shared information regarding her agency’s portfolio in testing and evaluation, as well as reflection on key contemporary policy issues in education in the Dominican Republic.
Dr. Scheker will receive the prestigious University at Albany International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement April 16th.
Alumna Joanna Musial-Demurat Accepts Associate Director of Institutional Research Position at the University of Texas at Arlington
Alumna Joanna Musial-Demurat (PhD 2012), has accepted the position of Associate Director of Institutional Research at the University of Texas at Arlington, the second largest institution in the University of Texas System. Previously Director of Institutional Research at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and prior to that, at Columbia-Greene Community College, Dr. Musial now welcomes the opportunity to apply her research skills to decision making processes in a leading university setting, shifting from the Empire to the Lone Star State.
Considering an Advanced Graduate Certificate (AGC) in School Building Leadership (SBL) or School District Leadership (SDL)?
ALL preparatory programs in NYS will soon require applicants take the GRE or an equivalent examination. Please note students must be admitted to a certificate program and enrolled in a course by July 1, 2016 to avoid the exam requirement. Questions? Please contact EAPS Departmental Advisor Dr.Giuliano: email@example.com