Advanced Education Policy Leadership Program

Overview | Program Goals | Participant Qualifications | Program Features | Tuition | For More Information


This invitation-only cohort is formed in late spring each year for a September start to an 8-month program that includes participants typically from Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, New York and Massachusetts.

Past topics explored by the cohort include:

  • What is the Purpose of Public Education?
  • Balancing the Roles of Federal, State and Local Policymakers and the Tensions Between
  • Policymakers and Education Practitioners
  • Leadership for Promoting Civil Discourse
  • Legal, Moral, and Ideological Issues Related to Educational Equity and Opportunity

Program Goals

Advanced Education Policy Leadership Program participants grow their professional network, explore more deeply key issues confronting education today, and further develop their knowledge and skills by working with leaders from other states on a team policy project.

Participant Qualifications

Only graduates of Pennsylvania’s Education Policy Fellowship Program are eligible to participate. Participation is by invitation only. Invitees need to be able to attend all scheduled sessions and actively engage in discussions.

Program Features

  • Washington D.C. symposium
  • Multi-state policy project teams
  • Four virtual 3-hour seminars
  • Team policy project presentations


The fee for the program is $1,600. Participants are responsible for their own travel costs for in-person sessions.

For More Information

Contact Ron Cowell, EPLC Founder & Senior Fellow, or 412-298-4796