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Department of Educational Leadership

Vision

The Vision of William Carey University's Leadership program is to equip educational leadership candidates to become change agents for positively impacting students' lives socially, emotionally, and academically starting in early childhood, elementary, and secondary education and continuing through to community colleges and universities.

Programs

The Department of Educational Leadership offers these education programs for K-12 Educational Leaders:

  • MEd in Educational Leadership - Principal Certification PK-12
  • EdS in Educational Leadership - Principal Certification PK-12
  • EdS in Instructional Leadership (Online)
  • EdS in Instructional Assessment (Online)
  • EdD in Instructional Leadership (Online)
  • Post-Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership (Alternative Route Principal Program)

    • EDL 606 Judicial and Ethics Consideration
    • EDL 607 Instructional Leadership in Higher Education

The Department of Educational Leadership offers the following programs in Higher Education:

  • EdS in Higher Education Administration
  • EdD in Higher Education Administration
  • PhD In Higher Education Administration (Online Coming Soon)

Goals and Objectives

  • Effective leaders develop and articulate reasonable personal and school goals
  • Effective leaders are instructional leaders and administrators and are knowledgeable about analyzing data, identifying, securing, and organizing appropriate resources for effective learning communities
  • Effective leaders create nurturing and caring educational environments
  • Effective leaders are knowledgeable about safe practices regarding ethical, legal, social, and political issues
  • Effective leaders skillfully communicate with internal and external publics
  • Effective leaders skillfully practice leadership theories in real world settings
Contact Information

Chair
Dr. Liesa Weaver
lweaver@wmcarey.edu
(601) 318-6626

Faculty
Dr. Walter Cooper
wcooper@wmcarey.edu
(601) 318-6764

Faculty
Dr. Willie Pierce
wpierce@wmcarey.edu
(601) 318-6085

Faculty
Dr. Mike Reed
mreed@wmcarey.edu
(601) 318-6626

Faculty
Dr. Jalynn Roberts
jroberts@wmcarey.edu
(601) 318-6778