Brian Sloan, Ph.D.

Core Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Brian Sloan has focused his research on Indiana school construction, remonstrance law, and the various impacts school construction can have on the community. Additionally, he has served in elementary education for the past 27 years, including teaching at the elementary level for nine years. He has been an elementary principal since 2001.

Dr. Sloan has been blessed with a loving wife, Kristi, and two wonderful daughters, Kourtney and Katie Grace. He enjoys spending any free time he has with his immediate family and extended family and friends. His hobbies include muscle cars, one of which he owns, maintains, and drives, as well as construction, building and remodeling projects. He also enjoys music and attending concerts with his wife and traveling with all of his girls.


  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education
    Ball State University
  • Doctorate in Education Administration
    Purdue University
  • Master's in Administration
    University of Notre Dame

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership
  • Impact of school construction

Program Affiliations

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.


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


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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 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.


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