Ed.D. in Special Education Leadership-(Maryland/District; Germany & Belgium)
The ISECY in the Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education Department (UMD) is offering an EdD in Special Education Leadership to increase the number and capacity of leaders of special education services. This Ed.D. prepares our future leaders in the following areas: (1) Leadership and Management skills in Special Education including professional development and supervision; (2) Oversight and evaluation of evidence-based instruction, to ensure positive learning outcomes; (3) Policy issues in Special Education; (4) Methods to build positive partnerships with families of students with disabilities to ensure high expectations for students; and (5) Data-based evaluations and research skills.
The EdD is offered through a cohort as a part-time degree program that culminates in five (5) years in a dissertation on a topic of the candidate’s interest and with the support of their advisor.
We have two cohort locations:
A. Not Currently Recruiting for the Ed.D. in the Maryland- Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Region
Tuition fellowship for all selected cohort members.
B. INTERNATIONAL-Belgium/Germany*: The cohort located in Brussels/Germany consists of special education teachers, related service professionals, principals, and special education administrators employed by the Department of Defense Dependent School System (DoDDS).
NOTE: *We are not currently recruiting for the Ed.D. in GERMANY