Department of Educational Leadership

About

Chair: 

Anthony J. Harris

Contact Information

Phone: (936) 294-1147

Website: Department of Educational Leadership

Mission

The Department of Educational Leadership prepares culturally responsive educational leaders and professional counselors who promote meaningful societal change.

Belief Statements:

  • We believe that faculty members lead by example.
  • We believe that faculty members should develop and promote best practices in teaching, research, and service.
  • We believe that the quality and competitiveness of the department’s programs are a primary responsibility of all faculty members.
  • We believe that faculty members should display culturally responsive and respectful behavior.
  • We believe in preparing educational leaders to be consumers and producers of research in order to function effectively in a dynamic and ever-changing world.
  • We believe in collaboration among disciplines and between our department and the communities we serve.
  • We believe excellent teaching is guided by quality scholarship.
  • We believe the integrity and efficacy of faculty are developed and enhanced through academic freedom and shared governance.
  • We believe that high quality programs are achieved through faculty expectations that instill academic rigor, specific measurable outcomes, student accountability, and deliberate evaluation and feedback

Academic Programs

The Department of Educational Leadership currently offers only graduate degree and certificate programs. See the current graduate catalog for more details.

Chair: Anthony J Harris

Rebecca M Bustamante, PHD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Univ of San Diego; MA, San Jose State University; BA, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison

Julie P Combs, EDD, Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Texas AM - Commerce; MED, Texas AM - Commerce; BS, Texas AM University

Paul William Eaton, PHD, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, LSU AM College; MED, LSU AM College; MED, Univ of Maryland-College Park; BA, Univ of Minesota-Twin Cities

Matthew Bryan Fuller, PHD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Illinois State University; MS, Texas AM University; BA, Texas AM University

Pamela L Gray, EDD, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Univ of Texas-El Paso; MED, Univ of Texas At Austin; MA, St Edwards University; BS, Texas Tech University

Anthony J Harris, EDD, Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Texas AM - Commerce; MS, Univ of Southern Mississippi; BA, Univ of Southern Mississippi

Mack T Hines, EDD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, South Carolina State College; EDS, Winthrop College; MAT, South Carolina State College; BA, Morris College

Peggy Philpot Holzweiss, PHD, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Texas AM University; MS, Texas AM University; BS, Texas AM University

Forrest Christopher Lane, PHD, Assistant Professor of Education, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Univ of North Texas; MS, Univ of North Texas; BS, Texas AM University

Frederick C. Lunenburg, PHD, Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, University of Ottawa; MAED, Seton Hall University; BS, Wagner College

Cynthia Martinez-Garcia, EDD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Texas AM-Kingsville; MS, Texas AM-Corpus Christi; BS, Texas AM-Corpus Christi

Nara Martirosyan, EDD, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Grambling State Univ; MS, Grambling State Univ; BA, Tatev Pedagogical University

Ricardo Montelongo, PHD, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Indiana University; MS, Texas AM University; BS, Texas AM University

George W Moore, PHD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Univ of Oklahoma-Norman; MSED, Univ of Central Oklahoma; BSED, Univ of Central Oklahoma

Anthony J Onwuegbuzie, PHD, Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Univ of S Carolina-Columbia; MED, Univ of S Carolina-Columbia; MS, Univ of S Carolina-Columbia; BA, Univ of Kent At Canterbury; BA, Univ of Kent At Canterbury

Barbara Eleanor Polnick, EDD, Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Texas AM University; MED, Sam Houston State University; BSED, Univ of Houston-Main

David Patrick Saxon, EDD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Grambling State Univ; MBA, Appalachian State University; BSBA, Appalachian State University

Susana Troncoso Skidmore, PHD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Texas AM University; MED, Texas AM University; BA, Texas AM University

John R Slate, PHD, Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, PHD, Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville; MA, Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville; BA, Eastern Illinois University

Interim Faculty

Susan Kay Borg, EDD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Sam Houston State University; MED, Sam Houston State University; BS, Central Michigan Univ

Stacey L. Edmonson, EDD, Professor of Education and Dean, College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Texas AM - Commerce; MED, Texas AM - Commerce; BA, Texas AM University

Ronny Dean Knox, EDD, Superintendent of Schools 12Mo, Department of Educational Leadership, EDD, Stephen F Austin University; MED, Univ of Houston-Victoria; BA, Univ of Houston-Victoria