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Educational Leadership Selected for $47 Million Initiative

EDL Graduates Receive Promotions

Congratulations to our 2016 EDL graduates on their administrative promotions throughout San Diego County!

Transforming Education Night Speaker Series

Don't miss the opportunity to attend these amazing events this year. Register now!

Online MA Program Receives Raving Reviews

“Student, Michelle Snyder, a mother of three,said the program is a perfect fit for her. Not only is she able to take her classes online from home,she can also apply what she learns to her current position as an English teacher...”

    Our Mission

    The mission of the Educational Leadership Department is to prepare future school leaders who desire to make a powerful difference in the lives of students.

    The EDL Department is committed to developing the skills and dispositions of future leaders who want to:

    • Learn how to respond to emerging challenges and opportunities facing schools,
    • Lead and nurture the capacity of others toward a vision of excellence for all demographic groups of students, and
    • Transform schools into dynamic learning communities that focus on results.


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    Contact Us

    Telephone: (619) 594-4063

    Fax: (619)594-3825


    Department Office

    Office Location: North Education (NE) Building, Room 166

    Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Mailing Address

    San Diego State University
    Department of Educational Leadership
    5500 Campanile Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92182-1190