Educational Leadership Faculty For further information, contact:
Samantha Bartholomew, Assistant Professor,
Educational Leadership, specializes in school culture, Educational Leadership Homepage Indiana
school-community-university partnerships, and http://education.indiana.edu/
Gary Crow, Professor, Educational Leadership, Default.aspx
specializes in the principalship, school reform,
leadership development, and organizational theory.
Doctoral Program Coordinator for 2009 cohort.
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Suzanne Eckes, Assistant Professor, Educational Doctoral Program
Leadership, specializes in educational law and policy. Quality Education
Barbara Erwin, Associate Professor, Educational Dr. Gary Crow
Leadership, specializes in the superintendency, (812) 856-8192
personnel management, and the principalship.
Masters Program Coordinator for 2009 cohort. firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles L. Little, Associate Professor, Educational
Educational Leadership WEEKEND & SUMMER
Leadership, and Executive Director, Indiana Urban
Schools Association, specializes in the PROGRAM
superintendency, school/community relations, and FOR
education finance. Cindy Wedemeyer
Gerardo López, Associate Professor, Educational
Leadership, specializes in migrant education, parent FAX (812)-856-8394
involvement in schools, multicultural issues, and
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I N E D U C AT I O N A L
Martha M. McCarthy, Chancellor’s Professor, LEADERSHIP
Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership
and Policy Studies, specializes in education law and
If you have not done so, please take the Graduate
Record Examination (GRE). A sample of your writing Cohort IX
Khaula Murtadha, Associate Vice Chancellor for
Lifelong Learning and Executive Director, should accompany your application. Select a paper from Fa l l 2 0 0 9
Community Learning Network, specializes in urban a previous graduate course that best reflects your writing
education, curriculum and instruction, and culture
and gender issues.
ability or prepare a five page double-spaced, typewritten
position paper on one of the following topics: school In cooperation with
Betty S. Poindexter, Associate Professor, choice, standards-based reform, or teacher leadership. The
Educational Leadership, specializes in the
superintendency, school/community relations, and CENTRAL INDIANA
supervision of instruction.
E D U C AT I O N
Robert K. Toutkoushian, Associate Professor,
Educational Leadership, specializes in education
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and Policy Studies
finance and economics of education.
The courses below are REQUIRED. Dates will be
determined by the professors. The timing may change, due
The Executive Ed.D Program to professor availability; however, ALL courses will be
The faculty in the Educational Leadership program at Indiana offered within three years. Admission
University, with the support of the Danforth Foundation, Tentative schedule Applications for the doctoral program will be reviewed as they
developed the Executive Leadership Ed.D. program to prepare Fall 2009 (6 credits) are received. Candidates will be selected for the Ed.D. program
individuals for senior-level leadership positions in K-12 on the basis of their Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores,
A754: Epistemology of Knowledge and Thought in academic performance, work history, references, writing sample,
education. We believe that educational leadership is a Educational Leadership Research and a personal goals statement. Students are normally expected
professional, intellectual, and moral craft. Effective school H504: History of American Education to have a minimum combined score of 1100 on the verbal and
leaders need to have the skills and theoretical framework to quantitative sections of the GRE and a score of 4.0 or higher on
critically analyze issues of importance to educators in the 21st Spring 2010 (6 credits) the analytic writing section of the GRE. Further, applicants with
century. The purposes of the program are to enable the lower GRE scores but strong grades, references, work histories,
A720: Foundations of Research in Educational
participants to: writing samples, and/or personal statements will be considered
Leadership for admission. Students may be admitted after the normal
Comprehend, analyze, and reflect upon the historical, H631: Social and Political Philosophy and
cultural, organizational, and political contexts of schooling admission cycle provided that space is available in the cohort.
and educational leadership.
Education Applicants may check with the Doctoral Program Coordinator
concerning the status of their application.
Participate in current debates in education that may affect Summer 2010 (6 credits)
the delivery of educational services. Qualifying Examination
Y520: Strategies for Educational Inquiry, or
Act deliberatively, legally, ethically, and skillfully within the A take-home written examination and oral examination, based
evolving realities of contemporary educational institutions. Y535: Evaluation Models and Techniques, or
upon the perspectives of the program major, are used to assess
Acquire the managerial and technical skills needed to be
Y635: Methodology of Educational Evaluation performance prior to doctoral candidacy. The student’s minor
successful in senior leadership positions. A615: Advanced School Law qualifying examination is designed by the respective department.
Develop an inquiry orientation to practice and ground The qualifying examinations are taken after most course work
Fall 2010 (6 credits)
investigations in current research methods. has been completed.
Analyze the purposes of education in relation to issues of A672: Moral Dimensions of Leadership
Y502: Intermediate Statistics Applied to Education Licensure
equity, justice, and diversity.
Courses for superintendent license are offered in conjunction
Spring 2011 (6 credits) with the Ed.D. degree but are not part of the degree
Program Curriculum requirements. The faculty will advise students on additional
A631: Microeconomic Applications to Education courses they must take to meet certification requirements.
Students will study four intellectual traditions that have special J630: Curriculum Theory and Practice
relevance to educational leadership: history of education, Costs
cultural/gender studies, organizational and political theory, and Summer 2011 (6 credits) Currently, in-state graduate students pay approximately $300 per
ethics. Students will acquire and develop practical skills through credit hour in the School of Education at Indiana University.
A560: Political Perspectives of Education
the identification and analysis of educational problems in Tuition and fees change regularly, so please consult the bursar’s
educational agencies ranging from school districts to state Y611: Qualitative Inquiry in Education
website for updated information, at
departments and research and development institutions. A Fall 2011 (6 credits) http://bursar.indiana.edu/. There are also many options for
minor in curriculum is incorporated into the program plan, and financial aid. You may learn about these at the following web-
other minors are also available. Sixty semester hours beyond A671: Planning and Change in Educational site: http://www.indiana.edu/~sfa/index.html
the master’s degree are required for the Ed.D. degree. All Organizations
participants must meet any other department requirements J760: Culture and Gender Issues in Education
(i.e., prerequisites for coursework).
Spring 2012 (6 credits) O ur Gra du at e E d u cat i on
Program Structure A600: Problems in Educational Leadership
C at a log a nd o n li ne
a pp li ca ti on ar e loc at e d
The rigorous curriculum in the Ed.D. program demands a
A653: Organizational Context of Education on the web at:
significant period of sustained study with full access to the Other Courses (12 credits)
intellectual resources of Indiana University. We have structured http://www.gradapp.indiana.edu/index.html
the Ed.D. program so that it can be accessible to many students A795: Dissertation Proposal Preparation (3 credits)
across a wide geographic area. The cohort starting in 2009 will A799: Doctoral Thesis in Educational Leadership (6
be held in cooperation with the Central Indiana Education hours required
Service Center (CIESC) in Indianapolis. Classes will meet Elective Credits (must take one 3 credit course in
on alternate weekends during the Fall & Spring semesters
and during two-week intensive sessions in the summer. curriculum for the curriculum minor)