Alexis Kensinger, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Alexis M. Kensinger is joining the Department of Leadership and Administration as a part time Adjunct Faculty member.  Dr. Kensinger is an accomplished professional with a well-rounded background in education, encompassing instructional and academic administration at all levels, including Special Education and organizational leadership.  She is recognized for her leadership strengths in building partnerships in the field of education, as well as in the private sector, by establishing strategies and attaining organizational goals. She currently serves as a mentor and resource for teachers, academic administrators and graduate students, providing coaching and guidance to support them in enhancing their professional skills. Dr. Kensinger is passionate about “passing the torch” in education while mentoring students to be their personal best. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado.  She received her Master of Arts Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Leadership from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.  She completed her Ph.D. at Northcentral University in the Philosophy of Education with an Emphasis in Organizational Leadership.  In her free time, she enjoys living, skiing, hiking, biking and camping in the beautiful mountains of Colorado, as well as traveling to and providing support for various schools around the globe.

Education

  • Master's in Curriculum and Instruction/ Educational Leadership
    University of Colorado
  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education/ Special Education
    University of Northern Colorado
  • Doctorate in ED-Organizational Leadership
    NorthCentral University

Research Interests

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

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Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction degree is for leaders who wish to advance their skills in curriculum development and instructional methods at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.  

34

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Ed.S. in District Level Administration Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in District Level Administration degree is designed for educational leaders who wish to become a superintendent or district level administrator. This program equips students with the skills necessary to effectively lead a PreK-12 school district.

The program leads to PreK-12 district-level administrator’s licensure in Indiana.

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Ed.S. in Instructional Technology Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Instructional Technology degree for leaders who want to advance their knowledge in instructional technology at the post-master’s level without needing to complete a dissertation. You will use theoretical foundations and current real-world practices to support the development of relevant technology that meet the needs of diverse learners. 

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Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Leadership degree is designed for leaders who wish to pursue advanced training at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. You will learn advanced leadership skills and competencies that will make you a more effective leader.

34

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M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Master of Education

Designed to help you become a school principal, the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program will teach you to effectively lead, run, and manage a PreK-12 school.

34

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M.Ed. in Educational Leadership for Graduates of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education

16

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M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education

This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement

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Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study Certificate

This program is designed for students wishing to design their own program of study at the post-master’s, advanced level. Students can choose from a variety of courses to study the topics they want to study.

30

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Certificate in Teacher Leadership Certificate

Developed to enhance professional skills, this program provides an opportunity for teachers to learn how to support other teachers through learning how to help them reach their potential in teaching.

18

Semester Credits

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