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School of Educational Leadership for Change

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 School of Educational Leadership & Change

The School of Educational Leadership for Change (ELC) develops educational leaders who are agents of change in their own communities and across the globe. Our students learn to understand, evaluate, and change conditions in the world that are responsible for social and ecological injustices. Through collaborative and customized programs, you can acquire the skills and knowledge you need to implement meaningful change where you live and work.

The School of ELC is an accredited, professional learning environment for individuals who are ready to make a difference. Our programs cater to the diverse life experiences, learning styles, and complex schedules of adult learners. We offer a full-range of learning opportunities. Explore our doctoral, master’s, and professional development programs.

Our Doctor of Education program is a minimal residency program that provides doctoral level research and practice through independent study in a collaborative environment. Optional concentrations are offered in Community College Leadership for Change and Leadership of Higher Education Systems.

Our PhD in Infant and Early Childhood Development is a multidisciplinary doctoral program in mental health and developmental disorders such as autism spectrum, sensory integration, ADHD, and mood disorder.
Our Master of Arts in Collaborative Educational Leadership program uses a scholarly, hands-on, and community-centered curriculum to develop teacher leaders.
The Educational Administration Certificate program prepares California educators to become instructional leaders in a collaborative learning community environment.

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"Only Fielding offered me the opportunity to continue working and living in my community with my family while I studied."

-Randolph Carter, Student
Executive Director
Easter Educational Resource Collaborative

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Fielding is one of 100 graduate schools selected as a members of the Carnegie Project on Education Doctorates.

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