The Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology at Western Michigan University offers programs that blend theory and best practices to prepare students for current and future challenges and make them more competitive in the job market.


Due to COVID-19 challenges, the GRE requirement temporarily suspended for all ELRT Department Ph.D. programs for 2020-21 and 2021-22.

New Fall 2020 - 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

WMU CEHD Graduate Student Research and Scholarship Group (GSRSG) - Learn more about writing a conference proposal - January 21, 2020

Student and Faculty Research Support - Pilot Offering 2019-20 - Quantitative Research Assistance

ELRT Department Student and Faculty Research SupportELRT DA Support for Summer I 2020

Newsletter - Spring, 2020

Newsletter - December, 2019

Newsletter - Fall, 2019

Newsletter - Fall, 2015


Professor selected to represent WMU at inaugural Global Senior Leadership Symposium - Nov. 16

Higher Education and Student Affairs MA student selected as NASPA IV-E Graduate Student Rising Star for Michigan - Nov. 16

Professor gives presentation addressing disability inclusion to United Nations - Oct. 28

Drs. Eric Archer and Ramona Lewis appointed to serve on Fulbright Specialist Roster - Oct. 13

Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators names Dr. Tina Kerr, CEHD alumna, New Executive Director - Sep. 11

GRPS welcomes new superintendent and CEHD alumna Dr. Leadriane Roby - July 20 

WMU professor Dr. Jessaca Spybrook wins $1.3M NSF Award - July 10

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