The UCF Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education provides students a critical understanding of collaborative work in k-12 and higher education administration, educational policy and technical education.

Fully committed to bridging the gap between practice and theory, faculty members work with students in and outside the classroom to explore research according to student interests and generate scholarship with a real-world impact.

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Faculty Authors

53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration

This year’s celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning...
Holmes Scholar program leaders and participants

UCF Awarded 2024 Outstanding Holmes Program Award by American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

The Holmes program supports graduate students in the teacher education field who identify as racially and ethnically diverse, providing them with mentorship and community...
Amanda Wilkerson and Rebecca Entress

UCF Assistant Professor Publishes Rutgers Report on Political Socialization of Black Youth Voters

In the report, Amanda Wilkerson and postdoctoral scholar Rebecca Entress discuss findings and recommendations for optimizing civic engagement efforts for young Black voters...