The mission of the Doctor of Education in School Improvement Program is to develop, support, and encourage educational leaders as scholarly practitioners prepared to initiate and lead systematic and sustainable improvement in PK - 12 schools.

Goals & Graduate Roles

It is the goal of our program and its faculty that our graduates: 

  • Develop a strong knowledge base on theories and practices in PK - 12 educational leadership, instruction, and applied research.
  • Effectively engage and influence stakeholders with a common purpose towards PK - 12 school improvement.
  • Conduct research that can be applied to initiate and sustain PK - 12 school improvement.
  • Lead evidence-based research efforts to promote and increase equitable student learning and development for all students.


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School Improvement Doctoral Program