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Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
School of Education
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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September 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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K12 Leadership
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The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis offers the M.S. degree, the Ph.D. degree, and a Specialist Certificate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. All three of these degrees are intended to increase professional knowledge and skills essential for educational leadership, and to prepare persons for leadership positions at all levels of education: preschool, elementary, secondary, special education, vocational and technical schools, and colleges and universities, both public and private.​    



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