Student Testimonials and Faculty Spotlights

Learn what graduates had to say about our program and meet some of the educational leadership program’s faculty members.

Student Testimonials

Cameron Sloan

“UTPB taught me, through the program, what type of leader I wanted to be.”

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Barbara Triplett

“Anytime and every time you have an opportunity to impact a young learner and help build those connections and develop that brain and build that foundation for future success is just an opportunity to have a real impact.”

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Faculty Spotlights

Kevin Badgett, EdD

“When we’re working as leaders, we’re working in leadership development. We’re preparing people to think about how they coordinate other people so that they’re building capacity in the systems and in all the components of those systems: the people, the teachers, the students, the parents, the community.

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Rod Uzat, PhD

“For me, there’s a direct line from administrative work to teaching and learning. Sometimes that line gets lost a little bit for people because of the nature of the work. At the schools I’ve served, one of the requirements was that regardless of the position you held—principal on down—you’re going to teach one class, so I’ve always maintained a connection to the classroom.

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