The Department of Educational Policy & Leadership is dedicated to enhancing 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 scholars 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.
EPL Alum Frank Lamas Recognized as Pillar of the Profession by NASPA
EPL congratulates alumnus Frank Lamas who was recently recognized by National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) as a Pillar of the Profession! Dr. Lamas was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Syracuse. Dr. Lamas currently serves as the Vice President for the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Fresno State. Dr. Lamas has over thirty years of experience as a higher education leader and faculty member including positions held previously at The University of Texas at Arlington, Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.
Ed Psyc Brown Bag About Mindfulness & Education with Dr. Meyer Wed April 19 @ 7pm
EPL Professor Heinz-Dieter Meyer will be giving the speaker at the next Educational Psychology and Methodology RGSO Brown Bag Event. The talk is titled "Western and Eastern Conceptions of Mindfulness: Implications for Education" and will include light refreshments. The talk will be April 19th from 7:00-9:00 pm at ED 335.
EPL Alumni Dante Salto & Sarah Zuckerman Win School of Ed Dissertation Awards
EPL wishes a hearty congratulations to our recent alumni Dante J. Salto and Sarah J. Zuckerman on their winning the School of Education University at Albany Presidential Distinguished Dissertation Award for 2016-2017! Dr. Salto's dissertation is titled Regulation Through Accreditation In Argentine Graduate Education: Regulatory Actions And Organizational Responses (Advisor: Daniel C. Levy) and Dr. Zuckerman's is titled Organizing For Collective Impact In A Rural Cradle-To-Career Network (Advisor: Hal Lawson). Congratulations for this acknowledgement of extraordinary scholarship!
CASDA EVENT CANCELLED
CASDA EVENT SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 26TH HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconvenience.
EPL Professor Gilbert Valverde Delivers Packed Lectures in Dominican Republic
EPL Faculty Gilbert Valverde delivered two public lectures to packed auditoriums in the principal cities of the Dominican Republic. These lectures, evaluating the large-scale cross-national tests PISA and TERCE (a Latin-American regional test carried out by the regional office of UNESCO) evaluated the value of their results for the Dominican Republic and Latin America. The lectures were done at the invitation of the Pontificia Universidad Madre y Maestra, the premier private university of the Dominican Republic and receive nationwide press coverage.