Educational Leadership

Save the date - October 14, 2014!

Ed. D. Information Session for Prospective Students

Poe Hall, Room 532



Judy Stover, Ed.D. in Educational Administration & Supervision, is the winner of a $10,000 international doctoral scholarship awarded by Delta Kappa Gamma.  She also received a $4,000 award from the state chapter of the organization.  She will write an article for publication and present her research at the organization's international convention next year.

Between 2011-2013, 27 doctoral students graduated with their Doctor of Education degrees in Educational Administration and Supervision.  Congratulations to our graduates ~ we are proud of you!

The Program in Educational Leadership for school administrators is designed to improve the quality of K-12 schools 

brick path leading to poe hall

by preparing leaders who are dedicated to educational excellence and equity. Graduates are expected to use leadership strategies that will improve student performance in environments that are dynamic, interactive, and culturally diverse.


The program offers the Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.) leading to Superintendent's Licensure and the Master of School Administration (MSA) leading to principalship licensure. Licensure is controlled by the state, and it is the student's responsibility to understand and comply with the state's requirements. The Educational Leadership programs seek to prepare highly trained leaders who can


Provide sound instructional leadership at all levels
Use qualitative and quantitative data as a basis for school improvement
Employ ethical and professional practices
Administer fiscal, curricular, and personnel resources effectively
Exhibit strong written and oral communications skills
Participate effectively in educational politics, policy analysis, and development
Analyze school problems critically and strategically
Demonstrate effective leadership at the school and district level
Administer schools in a legally and ethically defensible manner
Demonstrate competence in administration

Program Faculty

  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor of Education
  • Coordinator of the Educational Leadership Program
  • Director, Collaborative on Indigenous Education, Research and Service (ICERS)
  • Professor
  • University Faculty Scholar
  • Director of The Northeast Leadership Academy
  • Professor
  • Associate Department Head
  • Director of Graduate Programs
  • Teaching Assistant Professor
  • MSA Coordinator
  • Principal Fellows Coordinator
  • Teaching Assistant Professor



Box 7801
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, N.C. 27695-7801
Educational Leadership & ERPA-K12 Programs: Sharon Walker, 919-515-3127, Adult & Higher Education Programs: Shana Scott, 919-515-6238,

Lead & Serve

Back to Top