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Education Administration and Policy/Educational Leadership

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Welcome to the site for Educational Administration and Policy and Educational Leadership.  Programs in these areas are provide opportunities for professional educators and those who would like to be professional educators to receive quality coursework, mentorship and degrees in educational administration, policy and leadership fields. The programs provided are ideal for vice principals, principals, district directors and supervisors, assistant superintendents, school business managers, teachers aspiring to acquire administrative roles within the K-12 system and educational leaders of other organizations. Click on some of the links to view the varied and diverse program opportunities and the high-level faculty associated in this Program Area.  If you have questions, please contact us.  We are ready to respond to your questions and inquiries and more than pleased you visited our site.

One new degree is being offered now.  If you are someone who is interested in a Master’s degree in a totally online program, click on the link below.

If you have more specific questions about this M.Ed Online Program, please contact the Program Coordinator, Dr. Bruce Mousa at bmousa@ufl.edu.

Admissions for the next online/blended Ed.D. LEAD Cohort in Educational Leadership is expected to begin May/Summer 2016.

Applications for admission consideration will be accepted beginning August 15, 2015.  All application material must be received before January 15, 2016. 

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Linda Eldridge, Program Coordinator

Educational Administration & Policy/Educational Leadership
School of Human Development & Organizational Studies in Education


Florida Educational Leadership Exam (FELE) Announcement

This is to inform you of the implementation of the new Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE) 3.0. The revised competencies and skills reflect an alignment to the revised Florida Principal Leadership Standards, Rule 6A-5.080, Florida Administrative Code.

Revisions to the competencies and skills necessitated content changes across all three current FELE subtests resulting in a new examination, FELE 3.0. The new examination will follow the same format as the current FELE (three subtests and a written performance assessment on the third subtest). Test development activities for the FELE 3.0 have focused on increased rigor and cognitive complexity with a written performance assessment that reflects real-world applications required of a school building administrator.

The previous version of the FELE is no longer administered after December 31, 2013. All examinees who do not pass all three subtests of the previous FELE by this date will be required to take and pass the FELE 3.0 in its entirety beginning January 2014.

The DOE is collecting administration data prior to holding a standard-setting meeting scheduled for April, 2014. Pending approval of the State Board of Education, the department is planning to implement the new passing scores effective September, 2014.