Mini Leadership Institute

The Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership for Social Justice is proud to present the Mini Leadership Institute, a series of panel presentations which showcase the dissertation research of recent graduates and the implications of that research on their leadership practice.

2018-19 Mini Leadership Institutes

"Transforming Traditional Definitions of Educational Leadership"

October 8, 2018

Presented by Matt Hill, Ed.D. '18, Superintendent of Burbank Unified School District, and Heather McManus, Ed.D. '18, Chief Learning Officer at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

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"Meeting the Needs of Students of Color: Creating Optimal Environments for Success"

December 3, 2018

Presented by Eno Attah Meekins, Ed.D. '17, 21st Century Library Media Specialist, Lawndale Elementary School District; Marcus Hughes, Ed.D. '17, Coordinator of School Transformation, K-8, Partnership of Los Angeles Schools; and Didi Watts, Ed.D. '18, Vice President of Education, Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services

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"Advocating for Equity: Capacity Building for Latinx Students"

February 4, 2019

Presented by Veronica Alvarez, Ed.D. '18, Director, School & Teacher Programs, Education & Public Programs, LACMA; Russell Castañeda Calleros, Ed.D. '18, Director, Government and Community Relations, Rio Hondo College; and Yadira Moreno, Ed.D. '18, Principal, Ponderosa Elementary School

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