The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service in the areas of public school administration, human resource development, higher education administration, adult education and student affairs administration. Statewide and nationally, EAHR graduates, faculty and staff play major roles in the education of children and adults.

As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, EAHR is currently home to about 380 undergraduate students, 392 graduate students, 22 faculty and 22 staff.

Student Highlight: Jeff McCanna

Creating Inclusive Environments in Schools - Dr. Jean Madsen

Program Highlight: Adult Education

Education Administration
PK-12 Educational Leadership
Higher Education Administration
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
Educational Human Resource Development
Adult Education
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development Honors
Technology Management
Technology Management
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“What I enjoy most are the opportunities to work with such a diverse, intelligent, talented group of life-long learners,” said Druery. “People who are helpful, friendly and want to see you succeed encourage me on a daily basis.”

 – Donna Druery

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development


Upcoming Training

Training Professional Development Certification
June 14-18, 2021

Join world-class faculty on June 14-18, 2021, for five-day virtual training with live instruction and active networking—earn certification credits at a location of your choice! Registration link coming soon, so save these dates, you don’t want to miss this amazing opportunity.

More Info

This program is an intensive hands-on competency-based program for beginning or experienced trainer or training managers. Topics will include, but are not limited to: Needs Assessment, Data Collection & Analysis, Training Methods, Transfer of Training, Coaching & Mentoring, Program Delivery (Facilities, Budgeting, Selecting Instructors, Safety & Security, etc.), Instructional Design, Adult Learning Principles, Cyber Security Issues, Evaluation Models.  We will be following the ADDIE instructional design model as a basis of this intensive training program
The cost of this dynamic course is $2,700 per person which includes 40 hours of training, a complete set of all training materials, morning and afternoon snacks, full breakfast and catered lunch, framed certificate, a YETI style mug, an embroidered polo shirt and a group picture.  Participants are also encouraged to continue to network with our renown faculty and other participants as you implement all the KSAs you learn.

Please direct all questions to Dr. Larry Dooley, Director, Training & Development Certification Program

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development coordinates the Training and Development Professional Certification Program.

Coaching Skills for Leaders Certificate
June 18-21, 2021

Join renown leadership coaching scholar Dr. Miranda Walichowski as she defines your role as a leader and helps you build your skill set for Coaching. This three-day dynamic virtual training, with live instruction and active networking, will allow you to earn your certification at a location of your choice. The training will begin the afternoon of Friday June 18th, continue Saturday June 19th, and conclude Monday morning June 21st. Details on registration, curriculum and pricing will be released very soon.

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