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

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    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...

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    2017 UCEA Convention Call for Proposals

    The 2017 UCEA Convention Call for Proposals is released!

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    2017 UCEA Convention

    The 31st annual UCEA Convention will be held November 15-19, 2017 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, CO.

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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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    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 31st annual UCEA Convention will be held November, 2017.



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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UCEA Statement on Immigration Executive Order

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 UCEA is alarmed by the recent executive order placing a travel restriction on individuals from seven predominantly Muslim nations seeking to come into this country. As an organization committed to improving education for ALL children through the development of equity-oriented leaders, and ...

2017 Film Festival Call for Submissions

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The 2017 UCEA Convention will play host to the 6th annual UCEA Film Festival! UCEA has opened an opportunity for submissions of 5-minute videos that explore broadly the landscape of quality leadership preparation, including our research and engaged scholarship, our preparation program designs and ...

2016 Film Festival Winners

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2016 Film FestivalThe 30th annual UCEA Convention was held at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. The Convention commenced Thursday, November 17th and concluded Sunday, November 20th. The 30th Annual UCEA Convention theme was “Revitalizing Education in Complex ...

UCEA Reflects Best Research on High Quality Principal Preparation

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 UCEA Program Design & Practice Reflects the Best Research on High Quality Principal Preparation“Quality matters in school leadership preparation. We should recognize, support and learn from those institutions that are leading the field by using data and a culture of continuous ...

Impostor Syndrome: Recognizing and Overcoming Feelings of Inadequacy and Self-Doubt as a Graduate Student

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By Kimberly E. WestPh.D. Student, University of GeorgiaOf all the things to refer to yourself as the term “fraud” might not rate high on the list. However, as a graduate student that feeling may be all too familiar when writing papers, doing presentations, teaching a class, or engaging in ...