Cohort 11 will begin in Summer 2018

Stanislaus State Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership has been accepted as a member of the Carnegie Project on Education Doctorate Consortium

"Since 2007, CPED has engaged over 50 colleges and schools of education which have committed resources to work together to undertake a critical examination of the doctorate in education through dialog, experimentation, critical feedback and evaluation. The intent of the project is to collaboratively redesign the EdD and to make it a stronger and more relevant degree for the advanced preparation of school practitioners and clinical faculty, academic leaders and professional staff for the nation’s schools and colleges and the learning organizations that support them."

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Convening Dates

  • October 24-26, 2016 at Augusta University, Augusta, GA
  • June 12-14, 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh, PA


Leading Education for Educational Leadership

Stanislaus State’s Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, with specializations in P-12 and Community College Education, is positioned to have a major impact on the education community throughout the six county region of the northern San Joaquin Valley. Preparing outstanding leaders to improve teaching and learning in schools and colleges, the program is committed to developing tomorrow’s change agents for complex educational organizations in multicultural settings.

Emphasizing models of instruction, research, and practice, the program provides an opportunity for candidates to work in learning communities as educators, leaders, policy makers, and policy advocates.

WASCThe Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership is fully approved by Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

P12 Candidates

UCEA Annual Meeting

"Echando Pa'lante: School Leaders (Up)rising as Advocates and (Up)lifting Student Voices"
November 15-19, 2017
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colorado
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AERA Annual Meeting

"Knowledge to Action Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity"
 April 27- May 1, 2017
San Antonio, Texas
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Community College Candidates

Community College League of California Annual Conference (CCLC)

"California Community Colleges: Creating, Adapting, Innovating"
November 16 - 18, 2017
San Jose Fairmont, California
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Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA)

February 22-24, 2017
Hyatt Orange County, California
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Community College League of Innovation Conference

March 12-15, 2017
San Francisco, California
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AERA Annual Meeting

"Knowledge to Action Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity"
 April 27-May 1, 2017
San Antonio, Texas
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American Association of Community Colleges Annual Conference (AACC)

April 22-25, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
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