Educational Leadership Department

Educational Leadership Department

Dr. Betty Alford

Congratulations, Class of 2020 and 2021!

Farewell to the Class of 2021...

We are very proud of the accomplishments of the students in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program and the Administrative Services Credential Program who will be completing their programs of study!  As scholar-practitioner educational leaders who champion social justice and demonstrate equity-minded educational leadership, we know that you will continue to make significant contributions to student success and educational improvement in the field. 

We congratulate you on your outstanding work while in our educational leadership programs and congratulate you on your completion of a rigorous program of study that deepened your knowledge and skills as educational leaders. Our department faculty celebrate your accomplishments and extend our best wishes for your continued success throughout your future. 

-- Dr. Betty Alford
Educational Leadership Department Chair
Cal Poly Pomona

Preparing Tomorrow's Educational Leaders

The Educational Leadership Department prepares scholar-practitioner educational leaders who will champion social justice of equity and excellence; engage in critical inquiry; serve as ethical, transformative, servant leaders; and engage in collaborative processes to implement positive changes for the improvement of teaching and learning. The programs within the department include the Administrative Services Credential Program and the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.

Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

The Educational Leadership Doctoral Program is a 60-unit, three year program of study offered in a cohort format. Classes meet face to face every other weekend on the CPP campus.

Admin Services Credential Program

The Administrative Services Credential Program is tailored to school leaders. The program is offered in a cohort-based, face to face format on week nights at various school district locations.

Master of Arts + Administrative Credential

Only three additional courses are needed to complete the Master's of Arts in Education program with the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.

Informational Meetings

Check back soon for a list of dates to learn more about our programs by attending one of our virtual information sessions!

Graduate Spotlight

Dr. Janelle Woodward, graduate of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, was awarded the 2019 Distinguished Alumna Award by Cal Poly Pomona.