Walden’s Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership is pleased to provide an insider’s view to Walden’s doctoral degrees and answers to commonly asked questions from professionals like you who are looking to advance in the education field. Join us for an introduction by Dr. Christine Jax, associate dean of Ph.D., Ed.D., and Ed.S. programs for the Riley College of Education and Leadership and a panel discussion from our education experts, including Dr. Alice Eichholz, Residency Coordinator for the Riley College of Education and Leadership, Dr. Jennifer Smolka, Program Director for the Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. Brucetta McClue Tate, a 2008 Ph.D. alumnae who is a professor for the Art Institute of Pittsburg Online Division as well as a teacher in the Recovery District in Louisiana, as they explore:

  • The changing education landscape with emphasis on teacher effectiveness
  • What is a Ph D and why is it important to my career?
  • What is the difference between the PhD and Ed.D.?
  • What is the KAM Model and how can it benefit my learning experience?
  • What is it like to take an online class and what resources are available?
  • What is the course content and what are assignments like?

This is a great opportunity for you to learn about Walden’s Ph.D. education programs and determine if one of our online degree programs is right for you.