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Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
School of Education
UW-Madison
253 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
MadisonWI  53706-1326

Tel: 608/262-3106
Fax: 608/265-3135

Email: elpa@education.wisc.edu
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Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it. —Marian Wright Edelman

Mission Statement

The mission of the department is to create, evaluate, exchange, and apply knowledge about leadership, learning, and organizational performance to prepare scholars and scholar practitioners who cultivate equity and educational opportunity in a diverse and changing world.

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    ​   DEPARTMENT CHAIR

   
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Eric Camburn
Professor
Educational Leadership
& Policy Analysis
253D Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
608-263-3697
camburn@wisc.edu
 

                                                                                 

UW-Madison School of Education Ranked No. 1
Among Public Institutions
by U.S. News


The Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)

Clifton F. Conrad, Faculty Director
Noel Radomski,​ Associate Researcher and Managing Director

WISCAPE

supports the pursuit, sharing, and implementation of promising ideas for addressing fundamental challenges in postsecondary education in Wisconsin, the United States, and internationally.


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PhD

  K12 Leadership
  Higher, Postsecondary and Continuing Education
  Educational Policy


Master's Degree

Global Higher Education


Master's Degree

  K12 Leadership
  Educational Policy
  Higher, Postsecondary
and Continuing Education

Concentrations In
  Student Affairs Administration
  Intercollegiate Athletic Administration
  Two-Year Colleges​


Educational Specialist Certificate




FACULTY SPOTLIGHT      

Publications 

 

 


 

Congratulations to Xueli Wang for receiving $800,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project "Contextualize to Learn: Preparing Faculty Toward Math Contextualization for Student Success in Advanced Technological Education," through May 2020. 

Rachelle Winkle-Wagner selected as the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Carlos J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Exemplary Scholarship. This award is given annually to one scholar/practitioner based upon the following criteria: a) illustrating effort in producing scholarship which advances multicultural and multiethnic education (broadly defined), within all educational, cultural, societal and social settings, contexts, levels and locations; and b) a demonstrated commitment to underserved communities beyond scholarship with evidence of improving the practical conditions experienced by multicultural/multiethnic communities.  The award will be presented at AERA in April 2017.
In her latest Under the Law column for Phi Delta Kappan magazine, Professor Julie Underwood takes a look at the mixed messages about guns and schools. (3/2017)

Julie Mead ELPA Professor and SOE Associate Dean
speaks with WORT/89.9 FM about school voucher programs
 (3/2017) 

Associate Professor Xueli Wang served as editor of ​a special issue of New Directions for Institutional Research titled, "Studying Transfer in Higher Education: New Approaches to Enduring and Emerging Topics."   
Authored two chapters with Kelly Wickersham and Ning Sun, both Ph.D. students in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis co-authoring on chapter. (3/2017)

M. Bruce King, ELPA faculty associate, keynotes 2017 WTCS Assessment Conference 
The Learner, the Classroom, and the College: Propelling Assessment for a Sustainable Community 

Presented at the Association for Middle Level Education’s (AMLE) annual conference in Austin, Texas. (2017)
Professor Rich Halverson delivers talk to Madison Civics Club on transforming public education.
February 2017
 ‘The next Scalia?’ Professor Julie Underwood examines Trump’s Supreme Court nominee (2017)
Assistant Professor Claudia Persico's research used in New York Times Op-Ed on School Integration

Published "It Turns Out Spending More Probably Does Improve Education."  

Professor Jerlando Jackson's project among those selected to receive first-ever National Science Foundation INCLUDES funding. Professor Jerlando Jackson to serve as collaborating investigator. (1/2017)

Associate Professor Nick Hillman quoted in State Journal column examining Vos' critique of tuition cut proposal.
Explains how cuts take heaviest toll on colleges serving low-income students. (1/2017)
Noel Radomski, Managing Director WISCAPE, comments on Gov. Walker's proposal to cut UW tuition. (1/2017)
Carolyn Kelley, Professor and SOE Associate Dean, speaks with Clarion-Ledger about Mississippi teacher merit pay proposal (1/2017)
Jerlando Jackson Invited to the White House to participate in the final My Brother's Keeper National Summit on Dec. 14 in Washington, D.C.  
Associate Professor Rachelle Winkle-Wagner compares experiences with diversity on different campuses.  (11/2016)
Assistant Professor Peter Goff addresses Wisconsin's rural education issues

Jeff Hamm, SOE Associate Dean of Academic Services and Peter Goff, ELPA Faculty, speak with WKOW regarding teacher shortages.   (10/2016)
Clifton Conrad, Professor and Faculty Director WISCAPE, speaks with New York Times about declining state funding for higher education.   (2016)

The Capital Times interviewed Professor Conrad regarding Trump's ​nomination for Secretary of Education.  (2016)

 

SPOTLIGHT

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       ANNOUNCEMENTS
   
   
CONGRATS
ON YOUR
RETIREMENT!
Sue Reis
ELPA
Support Staff
for 20 Years
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      ALUMNI & STUDENT

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CONGRATULATIONS!  
ELPA STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AWARDS

2018 Theodora Herfurth Kubly Awarded to
Nicholas Kay

2018 The Christine and Philip Lodewick Awarded to
Gwendolyn Baxley 


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Academic All-American! TJ Ruschell
TJ is a three time all-Big Ten academic team member, has an undergrad degree in economics, and although he has completed his eligibility to compete with the Badgers, he will be staying in Madison next year in order to compete his masters degree in ELPA.  
Way to go, TJ! We’re proud of you!



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Brittany Ota 

Graduate Student Breaks Ground on Multiracial Student Experiences


Deniece Dortch

ELPA PhD Alum
Doing great work...

African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative

The University of Utah

 
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Terrance Green 

Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Austin, and ELPA PhD Alumnus ​will be receiving the 2017 Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association’s Division A.   

        


Ellie Bruecker

ELPA PhD student selected for AEI summer policy institute in Washington, D.C.
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Leonard Taylor

PhD Alumnus is being honored with the 2017 Dissertation of the Year Award from the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE).
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