Department of Educational Leadership

We prepare future administrators who are highly qualified to lead their schools in meeting state and national standards, and in adopting school reform initiatives.

Our graduates leave with new career potential and a commitment to make a difference in children’s lives.



What’s New


Submit an online Graduation Application (after login, select the “Graduation” tab).

Summer 2017 Graduates who do not wish to participate in the Spring ceremony-application due July 3, 2017.

Questions or concerns, please email or call 217/206-7730.


Scholarship Activities

Swan, K., Day, S., Bloemer, W., & Bogle, L. (2017). “Gap Analysis:  An Innovative Look at Gateway Courses and Student Retention”. Online Learning Consortium, Innovate Conference, New Orleans.

Read more about Scholarship Activities »

Records and Registration