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Department of Educational Leadership

At the SJSU Lurie College of Education Department of Educational Leadership, we prepare leaders to champion anti-racist and emancipatory approaches to leadership. We equip our graduates with the skills, knowledge, and experience to engage with and learn from the community cultural wealth of the diverse communities we serve.

Educational Leadership Announcements

  • Our MA in Emancipatory School Leadership program is hosting online info sessions on Thursday, September 30, and Tuesday, October 12, from 4-5pm.

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  • Dr. Veneice Guillory-Lacy will join our Educational Leadership Department as an assistant professor beginning in Fall 2021.
  • We plan to launch an MA in Higher Education Leadership program beginning Summer 2022 and will begin accepting applications in 2021.
  • In the Fall of 2020, the Emancipatory School Leadership Program was selected as an Innovative Program by the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). Read more on page 10 of the UCEA Review publication [pdf].

Lurie College and SJSU Announcements

  • 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings - Lurie College moved up 33 spots in this year's rankings of Best Education Schools and is #2 among universities in the Cal State system, #4 among universities in the Bay Area, and #14 among universities in California.
  • SJSU Lurie College of Education Blog - Our college-wide blog contains more announcements, opportunities, and news for and about Educational Leadership students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
  • Financial Aid Opportunities - Visit this page to learn about the numerous scholarship and grant opportunities available through the college. The application process for scholarships takes place each spring semester.

Student and Faculty Spotlights

Recent graduate Abby Almerido presented "Building Culture and Community One Story at a Time" as part of the SJSU Lurie College of Education K-12 Teaching Academy.

Rebeca Burciaga

Dr. Rebeca Burciaga was featured in the SJSU story "Transforming the Way We Teach" which focused on many of our Lurie College of Education's Strategic Plan initiatives, including our Institute for Emancipatory Education that Dr. Burciaga is the faculty executive director of.

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