The EdD in Leadership for Change program provides a practical and intellectual foundation to lead positive change in schools and organizations. Join faculty member, Jenny Edwards, PhD, for an in-depth look at earning your Doctor in Education, EdD in Leadership for Change at Fielding. In this webinar, we’ll identify key attributes of our program and what distinguishes our program from the rest. We will outline our program components, as well as discuss our educational model. Lastly, we will wrap up the webinar with a question and answer session. Program Benefits: Earn your degree within 3 years. Learn to lead positive change in schools and organizations. Customize your studies on your interests. Study when and how it fits your schedule. Enhance your career. Lead positive change.
Dr. Jenny Edwards is on the faculty for the doctoral program in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University, located in Santa Barbara, California. She also serves as Co-Lead for the PhD program in Infant and Early Childhood Development with an emphasis on Infant Mental Health and Developmental Disorders.
Dr. Edwards received her BS from the University of Tennessee in Elementary Education, specializing in Early Childhood Development; her MS from the University of Tennessee in Elementary Education, specializing in Reading; her MA from The Fielding Institute in Organizational Development; and her PhD from The Fielding Institute in Human and Organizational Systems.
Dr. Edwards has taught at the elementary and middle school levels. She has also served in Staff Development for the Professional Alternative Consortium for Teachers (PACT), in which she provided mentoring for first- and second-year teachers, provided professional development for teachers in the Jefferson County School District, and taught at the University of Colorado at Denver and Metropolitan State College. She has also taught for Regis University and Colorado Christian University. She offers seminars at the Teresianum, which is the Carmelite University in Rome, Italy.
Dr. Edwards has written inviting Students to Learn: 100 Tips for Talking Effectively with Your Students (ASCD, 2010), Time to Teach: How Do I Get Organized and Work Smarter? (ASCD, 2014), and Cognitive CoachingSM: A Synthesis of the Research (Thinking Collaborative, 2016). She recently completed Habits of Mind: A Synthesis of the Research. In addition, she compiled booklets containing research on the 16 Habits of Mind proposed by Art Costa and Bena Kallick. In addition, she has authored numerous articles, studies, and book chapters. Her most recent book is an edited volume with Dr. Sheila Gregory, titled Invitational Education and Practice in Higher Education: An International Perspective.