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Program Design Network (PDN)

The purpose of the UCEA Program Design Network (PDN) is to support collaborative engagement by education leadership faculty in leadership preparation design, redesign, and improvement efforts and aligns with UCEA’s commitment to continuous improvement.The UCEA PDN is organized for UCEA faculty to ...

University Principal Preparation Initiative (UPPI)

The University Preparation Program Initiative is sponsored by the Wallace Foundation. For the seven universities selected by Wallace for redesign, work from the Initiative is projected to foster programmatic advancements by offering support to address critical questions and improve professional ...

UCEA Program Centers

The primary purpose of a UCEA Program Center is to work in a target area of interest over a substantial period of time through identifying and coalescing the interests and resources of UCEA-member and non-member institutions, school districts, and governmental agencies. Currently, UCEA has eight ...

UCEA Program Center Advisory Board

Respecting the important symbiotic relationship of the Program Centers and UCEA, the rationale for the PCAB was developed around three themes:better coordination of the work performed by the program centers and directors with the work and mission of UCEA;facilitation of communication and knowledge ...

Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics in Education (CSLEE)

  About the Center:          The Consortium for the Study of Leadership and Ethics in Education (CSLEE) was established as a University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Program Center in June 1996 by Paul Begley (OISE / University of Toronto) and Margaret Grogan ...

Program Improvement Work

As the pressure to improve teaching and accelerate learning increases, the importance of hiring, developing and retaining highly qualified school leaders has never been greater. Research suggests that successful school leaders influence student achievement in several important ways, most powerfully ...

Center for the International Study of School Leadership

The UCEA Center for the International Study of School Leadership gathers national and international communities of scholars, practitioners, policy makers and government agencies dedicated to the improvement of schools through school leadership. The Center is dedicated to fostering a cross-national ...

The Draft NELP Standards are Available for Public Comment

In November of 2015 the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) were approved by the NPBEA. These standards, formerly known as the ISLLC standards, articulate the knowledge and skills expected of school leaders. Subsequently, a committee was convened to develop a set of leadership ...