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2017 Film Festival Call for Submissions

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

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 ...

2017 Call for Proposals

The 2017 Call for Proposals is released! A huge thank you to the 2017 Convention Program Committee for preparing such a wonderful call: Mariela A. Rodriguez (University of Texas – San Antonio), Erin Anderson (University of Denver); Miriam Ezzani (University of North Texas); and Cristobal ...

2017 Call for Proposals

The 2017 Call for Proposals is released! A huge thank you to the 2017 Convention Program Committee for preparing such a wonderful call: Mariela A. Rodriguez (University of Texas - San Antonio), Erin Anderson (University of Denver); Miriam Ezzani (University of North Texas); and Cristobal ...

2016 Program Release

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 ...

Extended Deadline for Proposal Submission

Due to some confusion over the new single sign-on process for All Academic, UCEA will be extending the deadline of proposal submission to tomorrow, Tuesday May 10 at 5 PM EST. Please note that this is a hard deadline due to review assignation. Visit the UCEA website for guidelines on submitting ...

2016 Clinical Call for Proposals

According to recent research conducted by Hackmann and McCarthy (2014) on the educational leadership professoriate, clinical faculty members are the most quickly growing segment of leadership preparation program faculty. In an effort to tap the interests and expertise of this growing faculty ...

Introducing…the Single Sign-On!

The UCEA website is now your one-stop shop for all Convention tasks and initiatives! Once you log in to the website, you can submit and review proposals through the All Academic portal, register for the Convention, check UCEA events on our calendar, or make a donation to your favorite Convention ...

2016 Convention Call for Proposals

The 2016 Call for Proposals is released! A huge thank you to the 2016 Convention Program Committee for preparing such a wonderful call: April Peters-Hawkins (University of Georgia), Dana Thompson Dorsey (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill); Kristy Cooper (Michigan State University); and ...

2016 Film Festival

The 2016 UCEA Convention will play host to the 5th 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 New Year’s Resolutions

It's almost the end of January... How are your Resolutions going? Studies show that 1 in 3 people ditch their resolutions by January 31, and 73% give up before meeting their goals! UCEA wants to help you achieve what you set out to do for 2016, and has some terrific (tax-free!) ways to do ...

2016 Convention Hotel

We are proud to announce the 2016 Convention Hotel - the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan! Recently renovated, it is located on the river walk and includes a food court and Starbucks. Room rates are as follows: Single/Double/+: $159.00 For the UCEA room rates, please use ...

2016 Planning Committee

We are so excited to welcome the 2016 Planning Committee who were hand-picked by the UCEA President Elect Dr. April Peters-Hawkins! This year's Convention promises to be exciting and successful with this group: Dr. Wayne Lewis from University of Kentucky Dr. Kristy Cooper from Michigan State ...

2015 Film Festival

Here are the links to the videos from the 2015 UCEA Convention Film Festival. Each of the film submissions was independently evaluated by panel of peer reviewers according to the posted categories (connection to conference theme; representation of educational leadership program features, ...

2016 Convention: Special Project for NCPEA and UCEA

The NCPEA planning team for August 2016 has designed a project intended to include members from NCPEA and UCEA. It is a series of video pod casts from experts in the field and at the university level discussing the opportunities and challenges of urban schools. The video pod casts will then be ...

2015 Convention Video Now Available

Missed out on one or more of the 2015 UCEA Convention General Sessions? UCEA has them all available for viewing on our YouTube channel, along with video from previous Conventions and webinars. The complete list is below in chronological order: 2015 UCEA Opening General Session featuring Dr. ...

SCHED App

Map out your Convention experience with the SCHED app! This app allows you to search your name or your friends names, create a personal agenda, add that agenda to your phone calendar, check the Convention program, and more all on your mobile device. Need help or questions? Shoot us a message at ...

2015 Convention Paper Sessions

To all Paper session participants - we look forward to seeing you at the 2015 Convention! To ensure your session goes well, we have a few reminders to share with you today: Your final paper should be uploaded by October 28th.A successful session is one that includes both powerful presentations ...

2015 Film Festival!

UCEA is pleased to announce the films of the 2015 Film Festival! Thank you to all who submitted. The 29th annual UCEA Convention will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California. The Convention will commence Friday, November 20, 2014 and will conclude Monday, November 23, 2015. ...

2015 Preliminary Program

The 2015 UCEA Annual Convention Preliminary Program has been released for review. Please search the program for your name and ensure all information pertaining to you is correct. UCEA has worked very hard to ensure as few session conflicts as possible while honoring requests made in individual ...

2015 Preliminary Program

The 2015 UCEA Annual Convention Preliminary Program has been released for review. Please search the program for your name and ensure all information pertaining to you is correct. UCEA has worked very hard to ensure as few session conflicts as possible while honoring requests made in individual ...

2016 Keynotes

UCEA is excited to announce our 2016 Keynotes!  General Session I: Opening General Session featuring Dr. Tonya Allen5:40-7:00 PM Thursday, 11/17/16 in the Columbus Ballroom at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance CenterThe Opening General Session will feature Dr. Tonya Allen. A serial ...

Film Festival Deadline

Don't forget to submit your film for the 2015 UCEA Annual 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 ...

Giving Back

UCEA has always been committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children, and strives to teach that message at every Annual Convention and beyond. We know you too recognize how important it is to support diversity and social justice ...

For All 2015 Convention Proposal Submitters…

The results are in! Please check your email account(s) for a letter from All Academic informing you of the status of your proposal. If you do not see any mail, please check your spam folder and ask your co-authors if they received it. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us ...

Thinking Ahead?

The 2016 Convention will be held in the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan! Check out the incredible hotel, where you can look across the river and see Canada. Wondering what this comeback city has to offer? Read what the New York Times  has to say about Motown. If ...

2015 Annual Banquet

Join us for the 2015 Annual Banquet aboard the Admiral Hornblower! Cruise around the San Diego Harbor while enjoying a complimentary glass of champagne, and then head below deck for a sumptuous sunset dinner. The Admiral will sail from 5:30 PM-8:30 PM on Sunday, November 22nd, 2015. Tickets are ...

2015 Reviewer Assignments Are Now Posted

Thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal for the 2015 Annual Convention! Review assignments have been sent out via All Academic, and your commitment to complete the assigned reviews will provide a valued service to UCEA and will ensure that any proposals you may have submitted will remain in ...

2015 Award Nominations

UCEA would like your help in recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions in advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children. We encourage you to nominate individuals for the following awards who you believe deserve ...

Enjoying the Warm Weather?

Make plans to extend your summer into November by attending the 2015 Convention! With average temperatures hovering around 71ºF, this is the year to extend your Convention experience into a perfect Thanksgiving vacation. Jumpstart your itinerary with activities here - including but not limited ...

Proposal Submission Deadline

Thank you to all who have already submitted proposals for the 2015 Convention! For those who still wish to submit a proposal, please note that the deadline is now Sunday, May 10th at Midnight EST. For guidelines and the proposal submission site, visit

Exhibitors

Welcome Exhibitors to the 2017 Convention held in Denver, Colorado at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel! We will be having the exhibition hall in the same foyer as registration - San Juan Foyer. A few details:Where: San Juan FoyerWhen: Thursday 11/15 at 12 PM (set-up begins at 10 AM) until ...

UCEA is Going Digital!

The UCEA Review is going digital starting with the Summer 2015 Issue. If you would like to continue to receive paper copies, please specify your preference by going to the UCEA website and logging into your account. Maintaining your online UCEA contact information is the best way to make sure you ...

2015 David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Review

Another wonderful AERA conference and successful David L. Clark Seminar has come and gone. The David L. Clark Seminar is a chance for leading scholars in the field to meet with the top faculty in the field and discuss their research. UCEA is thankful to AERA (specifically Divisions A & L) as ...

2015 Convention Planning Committee

UCEA is pleased to announce the 2015 Convention Planning Committee, which includes Dr. Monica Byrne-Jimenez (UCEA President-Elect) from Hofstra University, Dr. Hollie Mackey from the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Irene Yoon from the University of Utah, and Dr. Cheryl James-Ward from San Diego State ...

UCEA Events at AERA 2015

Excited about AERA? This year UCEA is sponsoring several important events and sessions at the Annual AERA conference, including the David L. Clark Seminar, The Jackson Scholars Research Seminar, the William Boyd Politics of Education National Workshop and a Joint Reception with Divisions A and L of ...

2015 Proposal Submission Site is Now Open

The University Council for Educational Administration is pleased to open the 2015 Call for Proposals. Access the UCEA Convention Proposal Submission Site to submit your proposal, sign up as a reviewer, and volunteer to serve in a leadership role. Proposals must be submitted by Midnight EST on ...

Congratulations Dr. Anderson!

UCEA is proud to announce the newest addition to the field of Educational Leadership - Doctor Erin Anderson. Graduating this Spring from the University of Virginia, Dr. Anderson will be ready to explore new horizons and opportunities beyond UCEA. As an indispensable member of the UCEA ...

UCEA Events and Sessions at AERA

Excited about AERA? This year UCEA is sponsoring several important events and sessions at the Annual AERA conference, including the David L. Clark Seminar, The Jackson Scholars Research Seminar, the William Boyd Politics of Education National Workshop and a Joint Reception with Divisions A and L of ...

2016 Film Festival

The 2016 UCEA Convention will play host to the 5th 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 ...

2015 Call for Proposals

The 2015 Call for Proposals is now available for viewing. Hosted in San Diego, this year's theme "Re-Imagining the Frontiers of Education: Leadership With/In Transnational & Transcultural Spaces" highlights the Convention location near the California-Mexico border and draws attention to the ...

2014 UCEA Film Festival Winners

Missed out on the Film Festival at the 2014 UCEA Annual Convention in Washington DC? Here are the links to the 5-minute films, available now on Vimeo. Each of the film submissions was independently reviewed by a three-member peer review panel according to the posted categories (connection to ...

2014 EELP Award Winning Programs

Quality leadership preparation matters. The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) has played a significant role in supporting research and research utilization in the area of educational leadership preparation, and the Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation (EELP) award is ...

2014 Convention Sessions

Check out these Higher Education sessions offered by UCEA at the 2014 Convention UCEA sessions Check out these K-12 sessions offered by ASHE at the 2014 Convention ASHE

Wallace Webinar

"What Can Higher Education Learn from New Educational Advocacy Organizations?" UCEA hosted an informative conversation with Professor Paul Manna, College of William and Mary, sponsored by The Wallace Foundation. The focus of the webinar was Manna’s recent released report, titled: New Education ...

EdTalks

Based on the popular TED talks, UCEA will be launching their own “ideas worth spreading” with two inaugural ED talks - 'Research for Resistance and Action,' and 'The State of Racial Justice and Human Rights.' Each talk will include three speakers and one provocateur/moderator. This will be a ...

What about flipped classrooms?

I recently sat down with a fellow academic who has delivered several “flipped-classroom” courses, and posed the question: Why are universities pushing flipped-classroom delivery models for coursework? His answer follows: “I spent the last two summers and one semester of the last year ...

2014 Convention Calendar Deadlines

September 12th at Midnight EST: End of Early Bird Registration, and beginning of Regular registration. Also is the last day to submit corrections to uceaconvention@gmail.com for the preliminary convention program. September 30th at Midnight EST: Last day for refunds for the 2014 Convention ...

New Principal Professional Development Impact Evaluation

With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Mathematica Policy Research and its partners will conduct an impact evaluation of a principal professional development program to determine its effect on leadership practices, schools, and student learning. The team will select one replicable, ...

Need a Roommate?

If you are looking for a roommate, please visit our Room Share Forum page. This forum allows Convention attendees to share arrival and departure dates as well as contact information with one another to arrange rooming. If you are interested, please click here to input your information and read ...

2014 Convention Program Released

The 2014 Preliminary Program has been released for review. Please search the program for your name and ensure all information pertaining to you is correct. UCEA has worked very hard to ensure as few session conflicts as possible while honoring requests made in individual proposals. At this point, ...

2014 Annual Convention Keynotes

2014 UCEA Keynotes 2014 Keynotes Preview UCEA Opening General Session featuring Angela Valenzuela  Professor in both the Educational Policy and Planning Program within the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Texas at Austin, Valenzuela is also the new director of the ...

Social Media Internship Open

UCEA has a paid social media internship position available. We are looking to promote UCEA resources and events as well as broadcast news relevant to the organization in an engaging manner on our social media sites. Applications for the position are due August 30th, 2014 and the position begins ...

Journal on Research in Leadership Education (JRLE)

UCEA Call for Proposals to Host JRLE The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) requests proposals to host the editorial functions of its influential Journal of Research on Leadership Education (JRLE). Established in 2005, JRLE is a peer refereed electronic journal (e-journal) ...

Surviving the Summer Slump

The end of the spring semester marks the completion of another school year. A new batch of newly minted Ph.D.s and Ed.D.s are transitioning from student to Drs. However, for students who are still continuing their doctoral studies, the summer means coursework, research, and writing conference ...

Lessons learned at the 2014 Clark Scholars Seminar: Notes from the panel discussion, Publishing in Academic Journals

Participants included Alex Bowers (Columbia University), Bridget Terry Long (Harvard University), Jonathan Supovitz (University of Pennsylvania), and Julian Vasquez Heilig (University of Texas at Austin). 2-2-2-2-2-2 Plan: This highly ambitious plan suggests that at any given time, you should ...

Serving on Graduate Student Council—A Personal Perspective

The UCEA Graduate Student Council (GSC) is now accepting 2014-16 GSC representative applications. Our new representative, Kristina Brezicha, blogged about her experience in GSC. Today, as a representative who has served on the GSC for almost two years, I’m sharing my rewarding experience with ...

Becoming a Graduate Student Council Representative

This month the Graduate Student Council (GSC) will release its call for the new representatives. This blog post will note some of the reasons you should consider applying for these positions. As some of you know, the GSC was only created in 2011. Despite being a young organization, the council has ...

Are we getting the most out of conferences?: Reflections on format from UCEA 2013

At this year’s Graduate Student Summit I sat in on a novel session: the 3-minute abstract exchange. During this session a group of graduate student met to receive feedback on abstracts they had submitted prior to the conference. The session was led by Dr. Pam Tucker, from the University of ...

Getting Involved

Throughout its history the Council has relied heavily on interests, resources, and capabilities of its member institutions for designing and conducting programs. In addition to responding to work proposed by member institutions, UCEA periodically requests proposals for serving a lead or host ...

Vision, Goals, & Values

UCEA VisionUCEA is a community of scholars committed to the improvement of leadership and policy that supports the learning and development of ALL children.  UCEA actively initiates and leads educational reform efforts through its high quality research and preparation programs.  UCEA institutions ...

University Council for Educational Administration

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 for school and school system leaders. Our collective wisdom, expertise and research ...

Location

WELCOME TO THE MILE HIGH CITYWelcome to Denver, where 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty combine for the world's most spectacular playground. Featured in Travel & Leisure's Best Places to Travel To in 2016, we are thrilled to announce ...