Educational Leadership & Policy

The Mission of the Educational Leadership and Policy Department is to prepare ethical researchers, leaders and policy makers in PK-12 through higher education who are informed by comprehensive and empirically-based theory and research, as well as committed to leading educational organizations that enact principles of justice, equity, and excellence for all learners.

Highlights & News

deneeceDr. Deneece Huftalin has been selected by the Board of Regents as the eighth President of Salt Lake Community College.  Dr. Huftalin received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah in 2006.  Since that time she has served as a core adjunct instructor for our Master’s with an emphasis in Student Affairs program.  We are thrilled for her and proud to have her as one of our alumni!
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ELP Assistant Professor, Dr. María C. Ledesma, is the lead author and coordinator for an American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2015 Presidential Session. The session entitled, "Toward Collective Action to Reclaim Public Narrative for Justice: Ameliorating on Impoverished Cultural Discourse on Affirmative Action in Higher Education,” is one of only nine Presidential Sessions selected for AERA's Annual Meeting, to be held in Chicago in April 2015. 

 

 


 ELP INFORMATION SESSIONS

 Master’s degree with an emphasis in Student Affairs 

Tuesday, October 7
6:00 – 7:00 PM Room 319
A. Ray Olpin Union

Thursday, November 13
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Commons Room at the A. Ray Olpin Union

For additional information please contact the ELP office at 801-581-6714 or click here .

ELP K12 Master's & Doctoral Programs

Wednesday, October 1
4:30 – 5:30 PM
University of Utah Campus
Room 2138 SAEC

Wednesday, October 15
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Jordan School District Auxiliary Services Building (North End)
7905 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, UT


For additional information please contact the ELP office at 801-581-6714 or click here .

 
Last Updated: 9/29/14