The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

College of Education and P-16 Integration Division of Academic Affairs

Organization and School Leadership

The mission of the Department of Organization and School Leadership is to continuously improve leadership development through teaching, research, and service that includes the cultural and linguistic history of the Texas-Mexico border.

  1. We offer graduate and doctoral programs to prepare school leaders to be culturally responsive in culturally diverse settings.
  2. To strengthen leadership skills throughout the region
  3. To engage in research through collaboration and partnerships that is directly linked to the educational needs of the South Texas region.

The department also offers the principal and superintendent certifications. We have a faculty that has a deep understanding of the community and has extensive years of experience collectively in building and leading programs and schools in the Rio Grande Valley.

The faculty is also largely bilingual, bicultural, and biliterate. We are here to work with and through the community to provide the necessary research to increase productivity across the region economically, educationally, and globally.

We offer the following programs:

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