Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
- The Educational Technology unit offers online Master of Arts and Certificate programs designed to prepare students to be K-12 technology coordinators.
- There are 18 faculty members in the department.
- The department offers a Master of Arts K-12 program geared to prepare prospective principals, a K-12 Ph.D., a Higher Educational Leadership Ph.D., an Organizational Analysis Ph.D., a Career and Technical education Ph.D. program in conjunction with the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, and a Master of Arts Higher Education Student Affairs degree.
- Evaluations completed by students within the programs typically range from 4.2 to 5.0 on a 5.0 scale.
- Educational Leadership faculty members serve as principal investigators for major grants and projects:
- GEAR-UP ($35,997,000)
- Wallace Foundation ($1,275,000)
- School Leadership Grant ($2,145,536), a partnership with Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Area (KRESA) which concluded in 2006.
- Most Master of Arts students are teachers who are interested in becoming school principals.