UIC's Center for Urban Education Leadership is engaged in research on the development of school leaders in developing global contexts and recently presented these findings at the Word Innovation Summit for Education in Doha Qatar.

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About The Center for Urban Education Leadership

We are researchers, developers, and policy advocates with expertise in educational leadership, organizational development, continuous improvement and equity/social justice. We are driven to use our expertise and passion to IMPACT the lives of PK-12 urban students locally and throughout the world.

Working for Impact

Research and Evaluation

We investigate both leadership-focused and multi-disciplinary, leadership-inclusive problems to generate critical and relevant knowledge that matters and will impact practice and policy.

Continuous Improvement, Organizational Development

We are sought out by national/state educational organizations, educational philanthropic organizations, universities and school districts to help them strengthen their approaches and cultures for continuous improvement and to provide ongoing support and guidance for continuous improvement and organizational development work.

Leadership Development

We are hired by national educational organizations, state departments of education, regional educational offices, philanthropic organizations, school districts, and community agencies to design and deliver a broad assortment of leadership development experiences that are tailored to the unique needs of each setting.

Dissemination and Policy Advocacy

We actively communicate to practitioners and the policy/political community to ensure that the impact of our research and work is extended and expanded.