Dr. Wady Ramírez will serve a three-year term as president to develop and promote higher education among Dominican universities.
The College of Education and Human Development's Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology (ELRT) develops diverse, ethical leaders and scholars. Our programs blend theory and best practices to prepare you with the skills and knowledge needed to bring innovative solutions to current and future challenges and make you more competitive in the job market.
New program options
Four programs launched successfully during COVID-19.
- Potential course credits now available for Educational Leadership and Educational and Instructional Technology via Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).
- Evaluation, Measurement and Research has three new Graduate Certificate programs - Graduate Certificate in Evaluation; Graduate Certificate in Mixed-Methods; Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research Methods
- The department is now offering an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation.
Six College of Education and Human Development alumni have been recognized by Crain's Grand Rapids Business as either emerging leaders, influential leaders or notable leaders in diversity, equity and inclusion.