The Red doors at the front of the education building

Shaping the future of education

Save the Date!

Join us on Thursday, May 30, and Friday, May 31 for a forum on education policy, civil rights, and the law! The 2-day forum will include research presentations, presentations on new research ideas, and collaboration time with top education legal scholars.

Please contact Professor Suzanne Eckes at to RSVP for the forum or to ask questions.

ELPA Student Organizations


LEADS is directed by graduate students. Activities and events are chosen, designed, and executed by our graduate students.  LEADS serves an important and needed function in fostering community and building skills within ELPA. Contact LEADS at


The purpose of the Higher Education Student Advisory Board is to provide professional development opportunities and social networking for students in the Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) Masters of Higher Education track in the School of Education. This group will focus on providing opportunities for professional growth and connections in higher education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and across other institutions.