ERIC Number: EJ1057536
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 63
Cultivating Exemplary School Leadership Preparation at a Research Intensive University
Cosner, Shelby; Tozer, Steve; Zavitkovsky, Paul; Whalen, Samuel P.
Journal of Research on Leadership Education, v10 n1 p11-38 Apr 2015
In 2013, the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) in its inaugural "Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation" (EELP) program competition recognized University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) Doctorate in Urban Education Leadership as one of two EELP programs in the United States. This article provides information about (a) the initial design of this program, (b) the program's key features as of 2014 following informal and formal program improvement, (c) key work routines and processes that have been introduced and used to support program redesign and ongoing program improvement, (d) key challenges faced in the work to sustain and enhance the program and approaches for addressing these challenges, and (e) recent key program evaluation results.
Descriptors: Research Universities, Educational Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Improvement, Barriers, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Leadership Training, Doctoral Programs, Urban Education, Teacher Collaboration, Educational Practices, Recognition (Achievement), Evidence, Financial Support, Partnerships in Education, Staff Utilization, Summative Evaluation, Alignment (Education), Integrated Curriculum, Coaching (Performance), Enrollment Management, Certification
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois