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.

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Department of Educational Policy & Leadership
University at Albany
State University of NY
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

Department Coordinator
Maria Moon
Phone: (518) 442-5080
Fax: (518) 442-5084

Department Chairperson
Dr. Kathryn S. Schiller

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Dr. Gina Giuliano