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    Fall 2020 Offices

    All ELRT faculty are available remotely by phone and email.

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    New Programs

    ELRT is offering 4 new programs for Fall 2020.

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  • Headshot of Dr. Spybrook


    Congratulations Dr. Jessaca Spybrook on receiving $1.3M award from the National Science Foundation.

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  • Going virtual: the current realities for dissertation defenses.

  • Higher Education and Leadership PhD student, Katie Giardello, presenting work from the qualitative practicum course.

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.


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


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

ELRT alumna chosen for Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship - May 18

WMU professor and graduate students provide webinar for online and at-home activities for youth with disabilities - March 25

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