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The Annual Educational Leadership Symposium

The Educational Leadership Program at California State University, Long Beach hosts the Annual Symposium on Educational Leadership—Practice, Policy, and Research.  The symposium themes are selected by the Ed.D. Program Student Advisory Board.   Each year the theme acknowledges the need to build bridges between school leadership across the P-16 continuum in order to allow for dialogue and discussion on the interrelationship of problems affecting our students, faculty, and administrators.


Saturday, January 26, 2019 * 8:30am - 2:00pm * Anatol Center - Academic Services (AS) 119

Breakfast, lunch and conference materials provided.

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Cost: $20 (all proceeds benefit EDLD Social Justice Scholarship)

Educational Leadership Symposium Flyer featuring Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell


Saturday, January 27, 2018

8:30am - 3:00pm @ University Union

More information coming soon.

2018 Call for Proposals


Saturday, January 28, 2017

8:00am - 4:00pm @ University Union

Theme: Agent of Social Change: Inspire. Empower. Educate

Keynote: Dr. Josie Ahlquist

The Program:

2017 Symposium Short Program (PDF)


Saturday, January 23, 2016

9:00am - 5:00pm @ University Student Union

Theme: Getting Serious about Urban Education 

Keynote: Dr. Michael Dumas

The Program: N/A

Symposium Save the Date 2016 (PDF)

Call for Proposals 2016 (PDF) - Click Here to Sign Up


Saturday, January 31, 2015

8:00am - 4:30pm @ University Student Union

Theme: Cultivating Scholar-Practitioners Through Innovation and Action Oriented Leadership

The Program:

2015 Symposium Program (PDF)

#LBLead15 - Check out the Tweets from another Succesful Leadership Symposium



Saturday, January 25, 2014

Theme: Developing Leaders for Social Justice: Working Towards Transformative P - 16 Education

The Program:

2014 Symposium Program (PDF)


Saturday, May 4, 2013

Theme: Navigating Student Success: Pathways to Innovation, Outreach, and Access in the P - 16 setting

The program:

2013 Symposium Program (PDF)


Saturday, May 12, 2012

Theme: Building a Continuum for Excellence in P – 16 Educational Settings

The program:

Symposium May 12, 2012 (PDF)


April 30, 2011

Theme: Building Bridges, Cultivating Partnerships: Educational Leadership in P – 16 Educational Contexts

The program: N/A