Offering exceptional faculty support and field experiences, the Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development (ILPD) prepares leaders who can build capacity in P-12 schools and classrooms for responding to ever-changing students’ needs while ensuring their mastery of 21st-century skills and knowledge.
Education Leadership Constituent Council
ILPD programs are nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. CAEP advances equity and excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning. ILPD programs are aligned with the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) Standards, the expectations for beginning building-level school leaders, and are consistent with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL), expectations for established leaders.