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School of Education Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability

School of Education Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability Degree

Graduate Degree

Transform your community through educational sustainability

If you are interested in building socially, ecologically and economically sustainable communities and interested in transforming systems of teaching, learning and leadership, you are encouraged to apply for the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Sustainability program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Why choose the Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability program at UW-Stevens Point?

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Sustainability program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is online and designed for working professionals from interdisciplinary fields in sustainability. The program will prepare graduates to be educators and leaders who hold a passion for transforming systems of teaching and learning.
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Graduate Certificate

Equity and Inclusion in Education

The Graduate Certificate in Equity and Inclusion in Education consists of 12-credits of coursework as well as a train-the-trainer capstone experience (EDSU 790/EDSU 990). The course work explores systems, structures, policies, practices, and attitudes to create a more equitable and inclusive learning environment, culminating with an action-oriented project. This certificate is designed for students in the educational sustainability doctoral program that want a concentration in education for equity and inclusion.
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Meet our Students and Alumni

Students from a diverse academic and professional backgrounds make up the student body, in diverse processional arenas; you do not you do not need a graduate degree in education. Please visit the current student bios to learn about the students interests and background that make up this transdisciplinary program!
Ed.D. Inclusivity Scholarship
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Inclusivity Scholarship

The Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability Inclusivity Scholarship is a tuition award for first-year educational sustainability doctoral students who are from a historically underserved background to promote socio-economic, cultural and racial diversity.
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Info Sessions

Ready to learn more about the Ed.D. program at UW-Stevens Point? Join us for an informational session (30-45 minutes). We will discuss program details including schedule, class formats and course focus.
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Ed.D. in the News and Social Media

Catch up on the latest news from the Ed.D. program and get an insight from our students in their blogs.
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Our application guide outlines everything you need to do to submit your application.
Application Process
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INFO SESSIONS

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Courses

Find a program that is like no other in the world.
Curriculum
Two Ed.D. students at Schmeeckle Reserve.

Tuition

Tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.
Tuition

Sustainability at Our Core

Students explore sustainability in one or more of our core principles:

Transformative Learning

Systems Thinking

Ecological Thought

Futures Thinking

Diversity and Social Justice

Ethical Action

Liz Potter-Nelson Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability
“The Ed.D. program was transformational in redefining my beliefs around, and actions towards creating sustainable and just educational systems.”
Liz Potter Nelson, Ed.D. ’20

Ed.D. by the Numbers

54
Credits
3
Years
6
Credits/Semester

Summer Residency

The Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability is an online, cohort-based program with an annual four-day required residency, typically in the third week in June, that serves as an orientation to the program (first year) and capstone colloquium/symposium experience (all subsequent years in the program). Doctoral students are required to attend the residency each year they are active in the program as part of their degree competency requirements. Our accreditation is approved with these residencies therefore, it is mandatory per accreditation guidelines that students meet these requirements.
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Receive assistance and guidance from faculty and staff

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Build a cohort community of practice

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Build cross-cohort communities of practice

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Network with affiliate scholars and practitioners

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Participate in various keynote and guest presentations

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Practice professionalism and scholarship

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Process at various stages of study from other cohorts

Meet our Students and Alumni

Students from a diverse academic and professional backgrounds make up the student body, in diverse processional arenas; you do not you do not need a graduate degree in education. Learn about the students’ interests and background that make up this transdisciplinary program!

Ed.D. Directory

Student Resources

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Scholarships

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Student Handbook

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Conference Registration Support

Meet your Faculty and Staff

Our classes are developed by educators with focused industry, research and teaching experience. We are ready to prepare you to meet career needs.
Erin Redman

Erin Redman

  • Director of Educational Sustainability
  • Assistant Professor – Educational Sustainability
College of Professional Studies, Ed.D. Dissertation Committee Members, Educational Sustainability, School of Education
Yue Li

Yue Li

  • Assistant Professor – Educational Sustainability
  • College of Professional Studies Diversity Taskforce
College of Professional Studies, Educational Sustainability, School of Education
Cathy Scheder

Cathy Scheder

  • Assistant to the Dean for Program Management – College of Professional Studies
  • Associate Lecturer – College of Natural Resources
  • Associate Lecturer – Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability
  • College of Professional Studies Diversity Task Force
College of Natural Resources, College of Professional Studies, College of Professional Studies Dean’s Office, CPS Diversity Task Force, Educational Sustainability
715-346-4403
Emily Wahlquist

Emily Wahlquist

  • Administrative Program Specialist – School of Education
  • Graduate Student Success Coordinator
  • Harju Center Program Coordinator
  • Youth Programs and Outreach Coordinator
College of Professional Studies, College of Professional Studies Dean’s Office, Ed.D. Support Staff, Educational Sustainability, Harju Center, School of Education
715-346-2524
Jess Gaffney Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability
“The Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability provided me the tools and knowledge needed to continue the important work of challenging the status quo, focus on creating a more sustainable world and improving educational systems.”
Jess Gaffney, Ed.D. ’20