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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Leadership

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Chairperson: Elizabeth A. Stoddard

Professors: Antonia Darder (Leavey Presidential Endowed Chair), Magaly Lavadenz, Shane P. Martin, Martha McCarthy (Presidential Professor), Mary K. McCullough, Elizabeth Reilly, Ernest Rose

Associate Professors: Franca Dell'Olio, Elizabeth Stoddard

Assistant Professors: Karen K. Huchting, Margaret Kasimatis

Clinical Professors: Jill Bickett, Stephen Hess, S.J., Anthony Sabatino

Affiliated Faculty: Elvira Armas

Contact Information

Chairperson: Elizabeth Stoddard

Assistant Director: Sergio M. Pesqueira, Jr.

Location: University Hall, Suite 2300

Telephone: 310.258.8748

Fax: 310.338.1647


The Department of Educational Leadership in the School of Education offers programs in Leadership and School Administration. Students may choose from credential and certificate programs, Master of Arts programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice.

Institute of School Leadership and Administration (ISLA)

Academic Program Director: TBD

Assistant Program Director: Sergio M. Pesqueira, Jr.

The Institute of School Leadership and Administration (ISLA) offers degrees, credentials, and certificates specializing in empowering moral, ethical leaders who respect differences, value reflective practice, understand change facilitation, build learning communities, and work effectively in diverse settings.

The Institute of School Leadership and Administration (ISLA) offers the following degree, credentials, and specialized certificates:

  • Master of Arts in Administration
  • Master of Arts in Catholic School Administration
  • CA Preliminary Administrative Services Credential / Tier I
  • Administrative Services Internship / Tier I
  • Certificate in Catholic School Leadership
  • Certificate in Charter School Leadership

NOTE: The State of California requires a minimum of five years of successful service in an authorized area under a valid base credential prior to applying for the Preliminary Administrative Services credential.

Cohort model is followed in all degree, credential, and certificate areas. A grade of "B" or higher is required for each course.


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