Mission Statement

  • To prepare and develop the finest leaders in the educational institutions of tomorrow
  • To prepare and develop the finest researchers, policy analysts, and professors in the field of educational administration
  • To advance the scholarship—teaching, research, and service—of educational administration 


The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Texas will be recognized nationally and internationally as (1) a signature model in the preparation of educational leaders, researchers, policy analysts, and professors; (2) a transformational force in advancing the scholarship of educational administration; and (3) an unyielding champion of access, excellence, service, equity, justice, student engagement, accountability, citizenship, and P-20 collaboration 


Diversity Quality Accountability
Equity Engagement Integrity
Student-Centeredness Learning-Centeredness Respect for History
Commitment to Transformation Service