The University of La Verne’s Doctor of Education Program has provided excellence in doctoral education since 1976. This prestigious program prepares individuals to be value-centered, visionary, and authentic leaders who inspire trust and collaboration. It is renowned for developing scholarly practitioners who understand and apply theory to practice in a variety of venues including pre K -20 education, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. The program is recognized for its exceptional completion rate and the success of its graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional fields.
The Ed.D. Program focus on leadership, change, and contribution is reflected in the achievements of our alumni
Our Alumni understand that it’s about the relationships and they are making a difference in their organizations, communities, and the broader world.
Congratulations to the following Ed.D. Alumni!
Roger Gallizzi, ’98 Superintendent, Palmdale SD, awarded the Association of California School Administrators 2013 Superintendent of the Year
Gary Rutherford, ’94 Superintendent, Desert Sands USD, was named by the American Association of School Administrators to represent California as the 2013 Superintendent of the Year
Richard Husband, ’92 Director, Student Support Services, Hemet USD, awarded the Association of California School Administrators 2013 Pupil Personnel Administrator of the Year