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How professional development of rural school leaders can separate good leaders from great

How professional development of rural school leaders can separate the good leaders from the great

In both urban and rural settings, successful school leaders are able to lead in ways that are responsive to the context in which their school is situated. Rural schools are situated in communities that are located some distance from urban centers. In such a setting, the school is often the center of the community. Read more about...

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Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development

Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development

Recognized for excellence across the nation, the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development focuses on developing educational and organizational leaders. Using high-quality research, teaching and outreach, we prepare future student affairs personnel, higher education professionals, P-12 educational and other organizational leaders in ways that help them expand the talents and performances of individuals and organizations and enhance their capacity to make a difference.

The focus of our department is leadership development in educational and organizational environments. Offered for student affairs personnel, higher education professionals, P-12 educational and other organizational leaders, EOLD programs promote the growth, education and development of individuals with an emphasis on serving underperforming schools and diverse populations, building skills working with individuals that have been underserved, participating in multiple immersive and diverse settings, and engaging in high-quality, applied research and professional learning.

Our emphasis areas include Use of research-based best practices. Development of leaders who expand the talents and performances of individuals and organizations. Use of proven performance improvement and talent management practices to add value and sustain measurable results in the workplace. Development of ethical leaders who are prepared to advocate for improved policy, and practice to facilitate equitable learning contexts for all students. Preparation of coaches and athletic administrators in interscholastic and intercollegiate educational settings based on the current national standards for sport coaches. Development of administrative and counseling competencies and skills in higher education.

Clemson education doctorate program already proving impact across the state

Clemson education doctorate program already proving impact across the state

When four South Carolina universities established a cooperative pathway to a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in education systems improvement science at Clemson, they did so with the intention of seeing the program’s alumni quickly make positive, measurable impacts in education across the state. What they intended is already happening.

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Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development

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