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CONTACTING US

Main Office

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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Who dares to teach must never cease to learn. —John Cotton Dana

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
 

                                                                                 


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 

 

 

 

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Presented at theAssociation for Middle Level Education’s (AMLE) annual conference in Austin, Texas.

 
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Jerlando F.L. Jackson 

Two projects of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at UW-Madison are among those selected to receive first-ever National Science Foundation INCLUDES funding. 

ELPA Professor Jerlando Jackson to serve as collaborating investigator.
Invited to the White House to participate in the final My Brother's Keeper National Summit on Dec. 14 in Washington, D.C. 


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Xueli Wang

Research in Higher Education to publish Wang’s paper examining STEM transfer pathways  

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."   
Professor Wang also 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.  


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Speaks with New York Times about declining state funding for higher education.   

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

An Interview with 
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Cultivating Inquiry-Driven Learners 

Speaks with New York Times about financial emergency at Chicago State. (April 2016) 

A book co-authored by Professor Clifton Conrad, ‘A Silent Success,’ translated and re-published by Peking University Press.

Comments on Illinois ​cutting off funding for its public universities on the MARKETPLACE.  (click on listen to the story on the top of MARKETPLACE page) 

 
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Nicholas 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.

Recently co-authored a blog post for the Brookings Institution's website titled,“Where you live rather than what you know? The problem with education deserts."(April 2016)

Geography of College Opportunity
The Case of Education Deserts, appeared in June 2016 edition of the American Educational Research Journal. 

SPOTLIGHT

 

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. 

       

Department of
 Educational Leadership 
&
Policy Analysis


Masters in K-12 Leadership Cohort
with a Focus on
Social Justice Leadership 


In Collaboration With

Association for Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA)

Wisconsin School District Administrators Association (WASDA)

School District Partners
Marshall 
Middleton-Cross Plains
Sun Prairie

Partnership Guide 

Application Reviews Begin March 1st
Cohort Begins Summer 2017


Successful LEADS Event
SPEED NETWORKING WITH ELPA ALUMNI
 

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(Alums left to right): Tetyana Schneider, Jason Lee, Becky Duffy, Alicia Suguitan, Nate Doolin, Sarah Melin, Josh Juedes and Zach Nelson


  ELPA FACULTY AND PHD STUDENTS   

L.E.A.D.S. 
ELPA STUDENT ORGANIZATION
            

ELPA STUDENT AMBASSADORS
Contacts for Prospective Students        

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION                       
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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON  
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       ANNOUNCEMENTS
   
   
2017-2018
ELPA FELLOWSHIP/SCHOLARSHIP
COMPETION IS OPEN
 

 APPLY at scholarhships.wisc.edu

Deadline March 31, 2017

                                  
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ELPA Professors Peter Goff (alias Batman) and Nick Hillman (alias Robin) 
discuss Walker’s education budget plans with WPR’s ‘Central Time’.

ELPA faculty aren't just good...they are SUPER!  

 

 

      ALUMNI & STUDENT

                                                SPOTLIGHT

                                               Publications

 

 
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Walter Parrish, ELPA PhD student, receives ACPA OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT  AWARD.  

This award recognizes an outstanding graduate student completing a degree in Student Affairs or a related field. Through commitment, innovation, and creativity, the recipient will have made a significant contribution to his/her graduate institution through works, related to increasing awareness and education around multiculturalism, more specifically, as it relates to people of color. Additionally, the recipient will have contributed to Student Affairs through research, professional organization involvement or professionals from backgrounds of color. - See more at: http://www.myacpa.org/standing-committee-multicultural-affairs-awards#sthash.bk5Cju9Z.dpuf

 

Congratulations to ELPA alumna, Elizabeth Bingman (Global Higher Education Program 2013 cohort), recipient of the National 2017 Association for Surgical Education (ASE) Clerkship Coordinator Recognition Award! 

 
   

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

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  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


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   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
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  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA. 

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


 







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  Congratulations!
Mauriell Amechi was selected to receive one of the top international travel awards from the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Funding in the Graduate School.  
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David Perrodin, ELPA PhD Alum was featured in Viterbo University's Adjunct Communications publication. 

 
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PhD student Mauriell Amechi
 is organizing and serving
on a panel symposium, 
A forum on critical issues affecting foster youth in
higher education
, that has 
been designated as a featured session during the 41st annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Columbus, OH. 

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So Hee Hyun, ELPA PhD student recently presented 
Did Pell Grant Program Eliminate Students' Debt Burden during College?  at the 38th Annual Fall Research Conference -- The Role of Research in Making Government More Effective
Nov 2016 in Washington DC

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Jamila Lee-Johnson and Walter Parrish were invited by the UW South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) to present on Saturday, Nov 5 at the 2016 Fulbright Pakistan Fall Enrichment Seminar to 160 masters and PhD scholars.  Their presentation ​centered on leadership and group decision-making, with an emphasis on inclusion and equity. 

  ELPA Master's student and former UW and NFL player LaMar "Soup" Campbell is the new assistant athletic director for student-athlete engagement. He will be encouraging 
student-athlete participation in campus
community and athletic initiatives, and
collaborating with the director of diversity and inclusion.


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  Mauriell Amechi, ELPA Ph.D. dissertator,  ​was recently selected by the ACPA Foundation Board ​for funding for his research project, Straight out of Foster Care: A Qualitative Anti-deficit Study of Student Achievers.     amechi
The board indicated his study was timely and relevant, well-developed and one that the Grant Committee believes will offer new insight into an important area of student affairs.
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Valerie Crespin-Trujillo, ELPA Ph.D student and the New Graduate Student Representative
on the Board of Directors at ASHE.  

 

ELPA PhD students selected for the ASHE Graduate Student Policy Seminar that provides students with opportunities to interact with researchers and policymakers who are knowledgeable about critical public policy issues related to higher education. 
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                    marialewis Dr. Maria Lewis, Assistant Professor, Penn State and ELPA Alum, examining ways to help transgender youth within schools.
                              

 

    

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