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Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Department of Educational Leadership

Mission

The Educational Leadership and Administration Program develops scholar-practitioners and prepares credible and relevant leaders in education committed to advancing equity and excellence in educational leadership for P-12 and higher education throughout the Central Valley. 

Our values support leadership in:

  • Academic integrity in designing and supporting instructional programs
  • Collaboration with school districts, colleges, universities, and communities
  • Diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ways of understanding
  • Practice informed by research and research informed by practice
  • Reflection of the lifelong learning processes 

Overview

Educational Leadership and Administration faculty prepare candidates to effectively lead in educational organizations in the Central Valley of California and beyond.  Our graduates serve in leadership roles in diverse educational settings such as public and private schools, colleges, universities, and other related educational agencies. We have three graduate programs: Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Administration, Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership (HEAL) and the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership. Program graduates are continuously recognized as scholar-practitioners, instructional leaders, and agents of change in P-12 schools and in higher education.

Contact Us

Visit Us: Education Building ED 310

Mailing Address: 5005 N. Maple Ave. M/S ED303 Fresno, CA 93740-8025

Susana Hernandez
Department Chair
559.278.0427
suhernandez@csufresno.edu

Tiffany Jennings
Administrative Analyst Specialist I
559.278.0427
tijennings@csufresno.edu 

Meet Our Faculty

For a list of all faculty members, click here.

Dr. Nancy Akhavan

Nancy Akhavan
Associate Professor
Coordinator, Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Dr. Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Juan Carlos Gonzalez
Associate Professor

Dr. Jessica Hannigan

Jessica Hannigan
Assistant Professor

Dr. Linda Hauser

Linda Hauser
Faculty Early Retirement Program

Dr. Ignacio Hernandez

Ignacio Hernández
Associate Professor
Director, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Dr. Susana Hernandez

Susana Hernández
Associate Professor
Department Chair

Dr. Christina Luna

Christina Luna
Assistant Professor

Dr. Cecilia Mendoza

Cecilia Mendoza
Assistant Professor

Dr. Jonathan Pryor

Jonathan Pryor
Assistant Professor

Dr. Nichole Walsh

Nichole Walsh
Assistant Professor

Dr. Jennifer Watson

Jennifer Moridian Watson
Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Educational Leadership and Administration Program

Dr. Varaxy Borromeo

Varaxy Yi Borromeo
Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Higher Education Administration and Leadership Program