Marsha Phelps, Ed.D.
Senior Core Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration
Dr. Marsha Phelps has extensive experience in urban education, as well as industry experience in marketing and finance. Blending her industry and educational experiences, Dr. Phelps served as Vice President of Academic Affairs for a city college of Chicago and as full-time consultant and coordinator for the Illinois State Board of Education where she has trained teachers to prepare curriculum for 21st century secondary career programs.
Dr. Phelps is a certified, experienced teacher and has taught students of all ages. She possesses endorsements in secondary English, cooperative education, business, marketing, and entrepreneurship. In spite of her various experiences teaching adults, she has learned more from her fifth-graders than from all of her other institutions combined!
Bachelor's in Bachelor of Science in Education
Chicago Teachers College
Master's in Business Administration
University of Chicago
Doctorate in Adult Continuing Education--Educational Leadership
Northern Illinois University
- Career transition programs
- Workforce development
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.
Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Master of Education
Designed to help you become a school principal, this program will teach you to effectively lead, run, and manage a P-12 school.
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership for Graduates of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education
M.Ed. in Higher Education Master of Education
Designed for individuals who wish to advance their skills or career in higher education, this program focuses on the ever-changing global, economic, and technological environments that impact the field of higher education.
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
Certificate in Adult Education and Corporate Training Certificate
Certificate in Higher Education Certificate
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.