Dana Kaminski, Ph.D.
Department of Leadership and Administration
Dr. Dana Kaminski currently serves as principal of Brooks School Elementary in Fishers, Indiana. He has served for 16 years as a school administrator and 21 years in elementary education. He has experience working with diverse populations, building community connections, and successfully integrating technology to support learning.
Dr. Kaminski’s school, Brooks School Elementary, has pioneered several advancements including a 1:1 tech environment and application-driven classrooms. From kindergarten onward, students are expected to collaborate and design solutions to real-world problems. The school has been recognized as a high-performing four-star school by the state of Indiana eight times since it opened in 2003.
Bachelor's in Elementary Education
Master's in Curriculum & Instruction
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Doctorate in Elementary Education
Ball State University
- Educational leadership
- Equity and Social Justice
- Project-Based Learning
- Professional Learning Communities
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education
This program provides PreK-12 educators with a thorough background of current scientific research and pedagogy to help them learn how students learn. It is designed around the “learn, apply, assess” model to maximize gains in student performance.
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction for Graduates of the M.Ed. in Elementary Education Master of Education
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.
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Florida Licensure Master of Education
The program is aligned with Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) for effective leadership and is designed to create culturally aware and competent administrators.
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership for Graduates of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education
M.Ed. in Elementary Education Master of Education
Specifically designed for elementary teachers who wish to advance their expertise and skills, the Master of Education in Elementary Education degree will build on their current understanding of young students’ learning needs and introduce them to new ways of incorporating technology into the classroom.
M.Ed. in Integrated Curriculum Master of Education
This program will help K-12 educators enhance their curriculum in order to improve student performance, close achievement gaps, and prepare students for the future workplace. You will learn how to utilize technology, collaborative environments, and other integrated resources to foster high levels of student achievement and performance.
M.Ed. in Integrated Curriculum for Graduates of the M.Ed. in STEM Leadership Master of Education
2018 Catalog Release
M.Ed. in STEM Leadership Master of Education
This program will help you empower students to think like scientists. It was designed in conjunction with The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) and Accelerate Learning and offers a holistic overview of historical and current issues impacting integrated science education while cultivating research-based strategies to improve student learning.
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
M.A. in Elementary Teaching Master of Arts
The Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching degree is designed for those who want to be elementary teachers but have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields. By building a solid foundation in elementary education, you’ll earn a master’s degree and be prepared for a career of working with young learners.
M.A. in Secondary Teaching Master of Arts
The Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching is designed for students who have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields but want to be teachers at the secondary level. By building a solid foundation in secondary education, you’ll earn a master’s degree and be prepared for a career in teaching at the secondary level.
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.