Author: Marcy Reedy

 

UCEA Statement on Immigration Executive Order

 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 ...

UCEA Reflects Best Research on High Quality Principal Preparation

 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 ...

Registration Open: 2017 William L. Boyd National Education Politics Workshop

2017 William L. Boyd National Education Politics Workshop Registration Now Open.The Politics of Education Association, the University Council for Educational Administration, Division L of AERA, and the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice invite graduate students and recent ...

Free limited-time access to top-read articles from UCEA journals!

 UCEA proudly hosts three leading journals that highlight the latest research in the field of educational leadership: Educational Administration Quarterly, the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, and the Journal of Research on Leadership Education.We invite you to take advantage of ...

Call for Proposal: EAQ Editorial Team

For over 50 years, Educational Administration Quarterly (EAQ) has led the educational leadership and administration field in presenting cutting-edge methodologies and related empirical research. Leading authorities in scholarly publication regularly rank EAQ among the top journals in education. EAQ ...

Puerto Rico Convention Statement

We are writing to announce that the 31st UCEA Convention will not be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2017. This was a difficult decision, and one that the Executive Director and the Executive Committee deliberated on for several months with information and feedback from several sources. As we are ...

Common Reading on Detroit

This year the Plenum Representatives are engaging in a first-ever “Book Talk” and we wanted to invite the rest of the UCEA community to join us in this common reading!In an effort to heighten awareness of our Host City, Detroit, we are reading “Detroit: An American Autopsy,” by ...

Standing Rock Statement

As a leadership organization committed to equity and social justice, UCEA recognizes the importance of informing members about critical incidences and issues that undermine these goals.  The state of North Dakota has authorized the use of military-style force against citizens of the Standing Rock ...

Volunteer to be a UCEA Ambassador

 TO: All UCEA Faculty and StudentsFROM: The UCEA Graduate Student Council (GSC)+ + +The UCEA Graduate Student Council (GSC) would like to invite graduate students and faculty who have attended the UCEA Convention to serve as a UCEA Ambassador during the 2016 UCEA Convention in Detroit, ...

Navigating the Shift to Intensive Principal Preparation in Illinois

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 ...

Recognizing Leaders in the Field

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 ...

UCEA Policy Associates

As part of its larger work in the policy arena, UCEA is inviting graduate students to apply to become a UCEA Policy Associate. Students will join a team of senior scholars from across UCEA institutions that are already engaged in UCEA policy efforts. In joining the UCEA policy team, the students ...

Exemplary Model for Ed Leader Prep

 UCEA Names the University of Washington’s Leadership for Learning Program as the 2016 Recipient of the Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Program Award “UCEA congratulates the University of Washington on receiving the EELP award. The EELP award complements UCEA’s core mission and ...

Contributions to Literature Base

UCEA Recognizes the Most Outstanding Contributions from 2015 to the Literature Base in Educational Leadership“High-quality research in educational leadership is needed now more than ever. These outstanding articles not only represent the excellence for which our field strives, they also make an ...

UCEA Statement on the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

  UCEA is deeply troubled and saddened by the continued institutionalized violence against Black communities across the country. The deaths of #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile highlight the fractured relationship between communities of color and social institutions. It is a serious ...

UCEA Statement on the massacre in Orlando, Florida

UCEA is devastated by the massacre in Orlando. As scholars committed to the improvement of educational leadership and policy that supports the learning, development, and safety of ALL children, we mourn this incomprehensible attack on the LGBTQ community. This tragedy, among others that have ...

The Power of Principal Supervisors

The Power of Principal Supervisors: How Two Districts Are Remaking an Old RolePrincipals have a difficult job, one that requires them to be instructional leaders, managers and mentors. How can school districts provide principals the support they need to excel in this challenging position? A new ...

IES Research Grant Opportunities on Ed Leadership

Education leaders have been a focus of education research for decades. While research suggests that there are substantial (albeit mostly indirect) relationships between school leadership and student achievement, there is still much to learn. More information is needed about how the knowledge, ...

The Wallace Foundation’s University Preparation Program Initiative (UPPI)

 The Wallace Foundation recently announced the launch of a five-year, $47 million initiative to help universities improve how they prepare future principals, especially for the nation’s highest-need schools.The new University Preparation Program Initiative (UPPI) will fund the redesign of up ...

State Evaluation of Principal Preparation Programs Toolkit (SEP3 Toolkit)

UCEA and New Leaders is pleased to announce the new State Evaluation of Principal Preparation Programs Tool Kit —or SEP3 Toolkit.  The SEP3 Toolkit provides essential guidance on implementing a more in-depth and rigorous principal preparation evaluation process. The goal is to enable states to ...

New Wallace Foundation Study! Building a Stronger Principalship, Vol. 4: Evaluating and Supporting Principals

The Wallace Foundation recently announced a new Policy Studies Associates study of the Wallace Principal Pipeline Initiative.  This study is the fourth in a series of studies examining six districts’ experiences in The Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, a six-year effort ...

Preparing Leaders to Support Diverse Learners: Curriculum Modules for Leadership Preparation

UCEA is pleased to announce the launch of powerful new curriculum modules designed to help prepare educational leaders to support diverse learners!  Take advantage of these free new resources!With support from a U.S. Department of Education FIPSE grant, UCEA worked with faculty teams from several ...

Wallace Foundation Town Hall: The Need for Excellence and Equity in Education

The UCEA convention proudly featured a Town Hall session sponsored by the Wallace Foundation and dedicated to a discussion about the concepts of equity and excellence in education. Contemporary school and district leaders have long stove to achieve the dual goals of “raising the bar” and ...

Wallace Town Hall: The Need for Equity and Excellence in Education

The UCEA convention proudly featured a Town Hall session sponsored by the Wallace Foundation and dedicated to a discussion about the concepts of equity and excellence in education. Contemporary school and district leaders have long stove to achieve the dual goals of “raising the bar” and ...

UCEA Webinar Sponsored in Partnership with the Wallace Foundation: How States Can Help Promote Effective Principals

Research has demonstrated that school leadership is second only to teaching among school-related factors influencing student success. Despite its importance, however, the principalship often gets shortchanged on state policy agendas. To recruit, support and retain excellent principals, states need ...