• graduates standing with president montgomery

    Fall 2019 doctoral graduates with President Montgomery.

  • Doctoral and Graduate assistants in Sangren

    2019-20 ELRT Doctoral Associates and Graduate Assistants.

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

  • cohort in a group photo

    2019 - 2021 Van Buren, Allegan and Kalamazoo K-12 Educational Leadership Cohort.

Due to the state of Michigan and WMU COVID-19 response mandates, all CEHD buildings will be closed until the Michigan "stay-at-home" order is lifted.

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


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

Generous donors make it possible for students to see the world - Nov. 19

Lawrence library revamps reading with library upgrade - Oct. 31

OCL alumna named HR business partner for company acquired by Toyota - Oct. 29

WMU enrollment is up in teacher preparation programs - Oct. 18

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