CPED Partners

To benefit or promote our work, CPED partners or collaborates with a number of educational organizations. Below is a current list.

AERA SIG 168 Graduate and Post-Doctoral Education across the Disciplines
CPED partners with the Graduate and Post-Doctoral Education across the Disciplines (SIG 168) to facilitate broader understanding of doctoral professional preparation across contexts and beyond our membership. All CPED members are welcome to join SIG 168 and submit AERA conference proposals under this SIG.

American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE)

CPED and AACTE collaborate on projects that seek to inform Dean's understanding about the nature and purpose of the EdD. At the annual AACTE convention, CPED hosts its Board of Directors meeting as well as a CPED Dean's meeting. Information is posted in our calendar of events.  

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Serving as our founding organization, CPED has always collaborated with the Carnegie Foundation to improve the design and understanding of the EdD. Currently we are collaborating on the Improvement Leadership Education and Development (iLead) project which includes 9 CPED members listed below. This initiative seeks to create partnerships between higher education institutions and local education agencies committed to the integration of improvement science principles into leadership development and educational practice. More information can be found here.

George Washington Graduate School of Education Fairfax County Public Schools
Fordham University and Mamaroneck Union Free School District
Portland State University Newberg Public SchoolsUniversity of South Carolina and Florence School District #1
University of Denver and Denver Public Schools
Indiana University, Bloomington and Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
University of Mississippi and Oxford School District
University of Maryland and Prince George’s County Public Schools

CPED partners with OnlineEdDPrograms.com to provide quality resources for current and prospective EdD students, as well as EdD program faculty and education leaders. Our latest collaboration has been an EdD Dissertation-Specific Search Tool, which helps EdD students, professors, and scholarly practitioners find the latest research in educational leadership.  

 In addition, OnlineEdDPrograms.com has published numerous interviews with program faculty at both CPED-member and non-member institutions. We also feature interview series focusing on Equity in Education, Careers in Educational Leadership, and EdD Dissertations, and a comprehensive directory of accredited online EdD programs. 

University Council on Education Administration (UCEA)

CPED shares a common goal with UCEA--to ensure quality preparation for educational leaders. Since the inception of CPED in 2007, UCEA has been a reflective partner and support of our work. Our members are encouraged to share their learning and research about EdD programs at the UCEA annual convention and with UCEA sponsored journals. Additionally, we hold a CPED members meeting at UCEA each year.  Information is posted in our calendar of events.