UCEA Headquarters Relocation

    UCEA is energized and eager to start the next chapter of the #UCEAstory at MSU. We look forward to working with our colleagues in the Department of Educational Administration to make the next five years productive and successful for all involved.

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    Educational Administration Quarterly (EAQ),The Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership (JCEL), The Journal of Research on Leadership Education (JRLE)

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UCEA 2020 Updates

Please continue to monitor this page for updates related to the coronavirus.



The Executive Committee has decided to pivot to a virtual Convention this fall.



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UCEA Statement on Racism and Recent Uprisings

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UCEA Statement on Racism and Recent Uprisings Dear UCEA Members and Friends,Events that have unfolded over the past few months remind us that the pernicious effects of racism are deeply-rooted in this country. The COVID-19 pandemic peeled back the systemic racial inequities that are closely ...

UCEA Class of 2020

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[embed]https://youtu.be/3E2Vd3V5Mnk[/embed] Dear UCEA Community,It is my pleasure to offer our heartfelt congratulations to the UCEA Class of 2020!! Across our 108 institutions and hundreds of faculty, we graduated thousands of masters, certificate, and doctoral students. An impressive cohort ...

Leadership Faculty and our Pandemic Response

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Leadership faculty and our Pandemic ResponseBy Margaret Terry Orr, Fordham Universityhttps://www.fordham.edu/info/21029/faculty_profiles/10386/margaret_terry_orr I ended the Zoom call and counted up the students’ responses. I had nine students on the call, which I had scheduled to review the ...

Conducting Leadership Research in the Midst of the Pandemic by Chad Lochmiller

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Conducting Leadership Research in the Midst of the Pandemic by Chad R. Lochmiller As I’ve watched news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve been stunned – as we all have – at how quickly this invisible threat has upended daily life and impacted communities in unimaginable ways. ...

Some Tips for Virtual Defenses by Jayson Richardson & John Pijanowski

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Some Tips for Virtual Defenses by Jayson Richardson and John Pijanowski At our respective institutions, we have been holding virtual doctoral defenses for a few years now. As such, we wanted to share a few tips on how to make the process run smoothly while creating an engaging atmosphere ...