GRAD is a co-sponsored program between the Department's College Student Personnel Administration (CSPA) program and the Division of Student Affairs. There are numerous assistantship opportunities in this division. The GRAD on-campus interview days are held during March or April of each year.
The Illinois Principals Association is dedicated to professional development by increasing the knowledge and enhancing the skills needed to meet the demands of principals' increasingly complex jobs.
Affiliated with the Department, the IASA serves district level administrators, particularly superintendents, by providing professional development, job search, and other services.
The Department is a member of UCEA, a consortium of major research universities with doctoral programs in educational leadership and policy.
EAF faculty are members of NCPEA and ICPEA. NCPEA serves the interests and needs of professors of educational administration and practicing school leaders. ICPEA, a state affiliate of the NCPEA, works collaboratively as part of the NCPEA organization to foster the common values and goals of NCPEA.