Educational Leadership: Doctor of Education (EdD)
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Welcome to Appalachian State's Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership!
Appalachian State University’s Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership fosters the development of educators who embrace just and sustainable practices. We support and nurture a wide variety of research methodologies that enhance collaborative learning to create positive individual, social, cultural, and institutional change. We consistently engage in a critical analysis of biases including race, gender, poverty, and all other identities that shape our lives. Across a variety of disciplines, our inclusive and challenging program inspires a diversity of critical thought and unique transformative experiences.
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Dr. Chris Gilbert: Making a Name for Himself
Jan 29, 2021
A graduate of the App State EdL program, Dr.
A recent graduate of Appalachian State’s Ed.D. program, Dr. Chris Gilbert, has his first manuscript accepted for publication.
Doctoral Program Highlights
The 2018 Alice Phoebe Naylor Oustanding Dissertation Award Winners at the 2018 Doctoral Symposium.
From left to right: Dr. Star Brown, Dr. Alice Naylor, Dr. John Robinson
Recent graduate, Dr. Nate Weigl speaking at the Spring 2018 RCOE Commencement.