Joyce Cooper, Ed.D.

Core Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Joyce Cooper is an educator. She currently facilitates graduate level courses for the American College of Education and is a former high school principal and middle school teacher.  She is a recipient of the Principal of the Year award from The Council for Exceptional Children in 2010 and 2012. She enjoys international travel and has visited Brazil as well as Tokyo, Japan, sponsored by the Fulbright Teacher Program.

Education

  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Organizational Change
    Roosevelt University
  • Master's in Curriculum & Instruction
    Concordia University
  • Bachelor's in Business Administration with Finance Major
    Roosevelt University
  • Master's in Urban Teaching
    Concordia University

Research Interests

  • Special needs education
  • International education

Scientifice Research and action research to improve instructional practices and student achievement outcomes.

Action Research to Improve Student Performance and Instructional Practice

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.

64

Semester Credits

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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

Semester Credits

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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

Semester Credits

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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

Semester Credits

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

16

Semester Credits

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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

31

Semester Credits

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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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Professional Development Illinois Exam Non-Degree

0

Semester Credits

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