2023 UCEA Convention

    A Call to Action: Imagining a Hard Reset in Educational Leadership Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN Pre-Convention: November 15-16, 2023 Convention: November 16-18, 2023

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    Call for Proposals

    A Call to Action: Imagining a Hard Reset in Educational Leadership

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    The 37th Annual UCEA Convention November 16–18, 2023 Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Minneapolis, Minnesota

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    UCEA Spotlight!

    Keep an eye out for UCEA’s new monthly newsletter, The Spotlight, starting in March. The newsletter will be a quick and easy summary of all things UCEA!

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    The UCEA community is dedicated to supporting the preparation and development of equity-oriented and highly skilled principals.

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About UCEA

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



 The 37th annual UCEA Convention will be held November 16–18, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minnesota.



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

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A little breathing room before the cliff?

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A little breathing room before the cliff? ESSER liquidation extension and its implications for educational leadersUCEA Blog Post co-authored by Dr. Chad Lochmiller, UCEA Associate Director for Policy & Advocacy, and Dr. Michele Moore, Clinical Assistant Professor, Indiana University ...

Principal Preparation Program Improvement: What Role Can Partnerships Play?

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In 2016, The Wallace Foundation launched the University Principal Preparation Initiative (UPPI), which guided 7 university programs through an intense, collaborative, multi-year effort toward improvement. A key aspect of this initiative was its focus on establishing and sustaining deep partnerships ...

2023 UCEA Annual Convention Spotlight

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Dear UCEA, It’s time to prepare for the Convention!In this Spotlight you will find all the information you will need to get ready for Minneapolis.I do want to highlight some new and continued changes to the Convention schedule. We will continue to have a lunch break in the middle of the day. We ...

UCEA Spotlight Summer 2023

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Dear UCEA,Happy Summer to all! I hope this finds you with some time to enjoy the Summer Spotlight.This summer has been filled with news: Supreme Court decisions, districts use of ESSER funds, continuing educator shortages, heatwaves, wildfires, and more. Some directly impact the future of higher ...

2023 UCEA Presidential Lecture

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UCEA & President Carol A. Mullenpresent the2nd UCEA Presidential Spring LectureLGBTQIA+ Solidarity:Building Gender-Expansive, Affirming Life-Worlds as Agents of CareMay 9, 2023, 4:00-5:30PM (EDT)This is a critical time for all of us as violence against the LGBTQIA+ community becomes enacted ...