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Announcements & Events

Our goal is to provide you with useful information about the Department of Educational Leadership, including publications, events, and news about our faculty, staff and students.



Beginning in the fall 2014 term, billing procedures will change for students in the Master’s degree program with a Catholic School Administration concentration. All students will be billed at the regular tuition rate until the student provides an employment verification letter. The letter will then be submitted to Financial Aid by the Department of Educational Leadership. Once this information has been received by Financial Aid, accounts will be adjusted to reflect the 50% scholarship. Please call Janice Keivel at 937-229-3738 if you require additional information.

Image of CPCThe Department is Moving!

The Department of Educational Leadership will be vacating its offices in Chaminade Hall. As of mid-June, the department and its faculty and staff will make their new home on the sixth floor of the College Park Center, located across from the main campus, on Brown Street. The department's office will be housed in suite 651. Come visit us, and check out our new space!

Administration License Examination Required

Beginning September 1, 2013, a new test series (OAE), will replace the Praxis II series as the required Ohio educator licensure tests. Additional information can be found on the ODE website at Individuals who successfully completed a Praxis test required for licensure prior to September 2013 may use the Praxis test results to satisfy the licensure test requirement at the time they apply for licensure.

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Ohio Board of Regents reports UD teachers and principals better prepared

Teachers who graduate from the University of Dayton are better prepared and more of their students exceed expectations compared to the average graduate of other Ohio education programs according to a new report by the Ohio Board of Regents. The University also plays a significant role in preparing Ohio principals, with nearly 20 percent of the state's newly licensed principals graduating from the University of Dayton. Students of these principals also meet or exceed expectations at a higher rate than those of graduates of other Ohio principal license programs, according to the report. Read more >>

New Graduate School Policy: Please Read.
Attention Business School Graduates!

Increase your job opportunities!  With your degree in business, all it takes to acquire a school treasurer’s license are three semester hours in school law, and three semester hours in school finance, plus completion of a 300 hour internship in a school treasurer’s office, under the direct supervision of a licensed school treasurer. Please contact Dr. David Dolph at for more information!

Internship Registration

The Educational Leadership Department provides the option to complete an internship one calendar year from the date of registration (EDL Student Handbook Page 10). If an individual does not complete the internship during the semester registered, and does not register for course work the semester following the internship, then the student's account will become inactive. (Exception:  Student accounts remain active for summer semester without registration for additional course work.)  

Students must complete the Graduate School request for associate dean approval to continue in the 'In Progress' / 'Incomplete' course work. Go to your student website Porches. Click on the Graduate School tab and then on "Graduate Student Certification." Follow the instructions to complete the form. There is a $25.00 fee for each semester certified.  Scan and email, or fax (937-229-3199), the completed form to Gina Seiter, Graduate Program Advisor, at

Upcoming Events


This year’s theme is Charism, Culture and Curriculum. Participants and supporters will include educators from PK-12 Catholic Schools; personnel from Archdiocesan/Diocesan Catholic School Offices; members of the philanthropic community; and faculty, staff and administrators from Catholic higher education.