INSPIRE Leadership Survey Suite

    Initiative for Systemic Program Improvement through Research in Educational Leadership (INSPIRE) Surveys include a suite of evaluation resources for leadership preparation programs to produce evidence helpful in improving programs, meeting accreditation requirements, and making the case for support.

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    2016 UCEA Convention Call for Proposals

    The 2016 UCEA Convention Call for Proposals is released!

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    2016 UCEA Convention

    The 30th annual UCEA Convention will be held November 17-20, 2016 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI.

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    Policy Reports

    UCEA offers a number of in-depth peer-reviewed analyses of specific public policy issues written by Independent UCEA Researchers. A Policymaker’s Guide: Research-Based Policy for Principal Preparation Program Approval and Licensure (October 2015).

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    FIPSE LSDL Modules

    Overview and Introduction of FIPSE LSDL Modules

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    Although our member faculty and deans come from different states and regions, we all share the same goals of building knowledge for the field and providing quality preparation and lifelong learning experiences...

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    Vision, Goals, & Values

    UCEA is a community of scholars committed to the improvement of leadership and policy that supports the learning and development of ALL children. 

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About UCEA

The University Council for Educational Administration is a consortium of  higher education institutions.



The 30th annual UCEA Convention will be held November, 2016.



Resources as materials some offered freely and openly to adapt for teaching, learning, development.



Opportunities include Awards, Career, UCEA Committees, How to Get Involved in UCEA and More...


Grad Student Focus

The involvement and participation of graduate students is critical to the strength and future of the UCEA.

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2016 Program Release

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2016 Draft Program is ReleasedThe 2016 UCEA Convention draft program is available for viewing. The program is also visible on All Academic, accessible through the UCEA website.Please review your sessions to ensure that content is accurate. All corrections for the program must be received by ...

Navigating the Shift to Intensive Principal Preparation in Illinois

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The Wallace Foundation released a four-part video series exploring Illinois' bold actions to revamp the way school principals are prepared. The state required all of its approved programs to reapply for accreditation under higher standards, based on research about effective principal preparation.In ...

Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education

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CASTLE is the nation´s only center dedicated to the technology needs of school leaders. Through our groundbreaking research, our highly-acclaimed School Technology Leadership graduate program, and our deep service mission with numerous resources for K-12 administrators we seek to lead a global ...

September 2016 JCEL Video Spotlight

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Authors: Dr. Craig Peck, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Dr. Brian Clarida, The University of North Carolina at GreensboroYou’re the New Principal? Considering First Steps Toward Improvement at Sparrow Middle School - In the contemporary context, demands for rapid school ...

Recognizing Leaders in the Field

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The University Council for Educational Administration Announces the Recipients of the 2016 Educational Leadership Awards Program“The remarkable individuals recognized by the 2016 awards are prominent trailblazers for our field. In addition to leading in the production of high-quality and ...