Educational Leadership: Doctor of Education (EdD)

Welcome

Appalachian's Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership is designed for educational leaders in public schools, community colleges, universities, and community settings. Our objective: to equip leaders with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to act as agents of positive change in their organizations and communities. We encourage critical thinking, analytic rigor, and creative collaboration to address the complex and interlocking challenges of our time.

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News

Congratulations Joshua Smith and Erin Cooper on their presentations at the Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors

 Doctoral Students are presenting at the AppState Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors  April 27thfor more information see: A...

Congratulations Natalie Martin on her presentation at the Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors

 Doctoral Students are presenting at the AppState Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors  April 27thfor more information see: A...

Congratulations Ellen Grulke and Mary Goodson on their presentation at the Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors

 Doctoral Students are presenting at the AppState Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors  April 27thfor more information see: A...

Linda Coutant - Cohort 21, May 2017 Graduate presented a poster of her Dissertation Research

 Linda Coutant (Cohort 21, May 2017 graduate) presented a poster of her dissertation research, “The  Mindful Campus: Organizational Struct...

Congratulations to Alex D. McAllister- Cohort 24 on his published article Weeding with Wisdom: Tuning Deselection of Print Monographs in Book-Reliant Disciplines

Congratulations Alex McAllister Cohort 24  on publshing his article: Weeding with Wisdom: Tuning Deselection of Print Monographs in Book-Rel...

2017 Spring Doctoral Symposium a success!

A wonderful day was had by all at our 9th annual Spring Symposium.   Please see our pictures of this event  Doctoral Spring SymposiumOnce ag...

Doctoral Program Highlights

Dr. Bashir and Dr. Tashner

Doctoral Program Graduate, Dr. Arshad Bashir (left) is a Professor in Educational Leadership at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Islamabad, Pakistan and received a grant from the Fulbright Specialist Program to explore possibilities for future collaboration between ASU and COMSATS. The grant allowed for Dr. John Tashner (right) from Leadership and Educational Studies to spend about three weeks at COMSATS for capacity building initiatives including helping to train teachers.

December 2014 graduates

Congratulations to Dec 2014 Doctoral Program graduates (from left to right): Connie Cole (Exceptional Children/Special Education Process Specialist for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools), David Burleson (Superintendent of the Avery County Schools), Justin Mitchell (Blended Learning Coach for Northview, an IBO World School, part of the Iredell-Statesville Schools' Twenty Million Dollar Race to the Top Grant), Marian Johnson (Chief Administrative Officer, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Columbia University Medical Center), Amie Snow (Curriculum Coordinator at Ibraham Elementary School in Winston-Salem), & Caroline Beam (Instructional Coach).