Doctor of Education

Length: 3 Years* Format: Online

Our Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership is a doctoral degree that teaches seasoned educators and professionals specific, research-informed leadership practices, and prepares them to appropriately apply their learning to their own workplace and leadership roles.

The primary goal of the EdD program is to prepare graduates to act as scholarly and influential leaders who will have an effective impact on, and promote sustainable change in, their workplaces. All course work is completed online. Students address a job embedded problem of practice in their active workplace.

*This program is considered full time, but is structured in a manner which allows you to continue the important work that you do within your sector.

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Derek Haime EdD ’16

Field of Educational Leadership; Superintendent of Education, Waterloo District School Board

Derek Haime

In his role as Superintendent of a large Ontario school board, Derek Haime helps address and solve complex problems in a range of educational, and often political, situations. With a number of schools in his district, broad organizational change is a challenging, but necessary, part of his role. It takes careful planning, teamwork and a great deal of research to institute large-scale change.

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