The Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) Department’s annual Critical Conversations conference (ELCCC) will take place virtually this year on September 10, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Educational Leadership for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. The purpose of the ELCCC conference is to create dialogue to address the current socio-political climate in the […]

Dr. Jill Channing, Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) ’11 Ph.D. graduate, was recently appointed to serve as Chair for East Tennessee State University’s Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department. Dr. Channing also serves and Associate Director of the Center for Community College Leadership and Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. […]

Dr. Brian Clarida, clinical associate professor in the Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) Department, received new funding from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to launch the Assistant Principal Leadership Academy (APLA) project. The purpose of the Leadership Academy is to develop participants’ capacities as assistant principals who make vital leadership and managerial contributions to their current […]

The question of how to improve schools continues to be one of the most vexing issues for educational policy makers, practitioners, and researchers. Dr. Katherine Cumings Mansfield, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations, has changed the way we think about the challenge of school improvement by highlighting the importance of […]