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Students of SJSU Ed.D. programSan José State University is pleased to announce its first 'stand alone' doctoral program: An Ed.D.. in educational leadership (accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges). Learn more about an SJSU Ed.D.


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This three-year degree is designed to endow, challenge and nurture a diverse group of next-generation educational leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to build a P-12 public education system that provides all students with a high quality education. Check out the curriculum

san jose state university It is the most recent demonstration of San José State's century and a half commitment to the development of first-rate public schools.



Current Announcements


Graduating Ed.D. students will be defending their dissertations this month and next. See below for a complete list. Dissertation defenses are open to the public.




4/23- Paulette Cobb, The Impact of Effective Practices on the Academic Achievement of High School Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, SH 332


4/25 - Shawn Tennenbaum, Relational Trust Within An Urban Public Comprehensive High School District In Northern California,

11:30 am - 2:30 pm, SH 412


4/27 - George Kleidon, Principals' Instructional Leadership in Title I Schools: A Closer Look

10:30 am - 1:30 pm, SH 448


4/27 - Limary Gutierrez Trujillo, Systemic Implications for Teacher Feedback Implementation

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, SH 412







5/2 - Melissa Urbain, Feminist Discourse Analysis of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standard.

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm, SH 331


5/8 - Patricia Pelino, Community Schools in a Silicon Valley School District:Understanding the Development, Implementation, Challenges and Sustainability of Becoming a Community School.

9:30 am - 12:30 pm, SH 412


5/9 - Anisha Munshi, Induction Programs, Teacher Efficacy, and Inquiry Practices in Novice Teachers.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm, SH 412


5/11 - Delnaz Hosseini, Digital Literacy in Early Elementary School

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, SH 412

Stay tuned for upd