Search

View Full Directory
Dr. Edward J. Fuller

Dr. Edward J. Fuller

Associate Professor of Education (EDLDR)

Phone: 814-865-2233

204D Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802

Department(s)

  • Education Policy Studies

Program(s)

  • Educational Leadership Program

Center(s)

  • Center on Rural Education and Communities (CREC)
  • Center for Evaluation and Education Policy Analysis (CEEPA)

Biography

Ed Fuller is an associate professor in the Department of Education Policy Studies in the College of Education at the Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include: educator (teacher, principal, and central office administrator) quality, distribution, mobility, turnover, and career pathways; educator preparation; school improvement; evaluation; and, charter schools. Prior to joining the Penn State faculty, he was a special research associate and adjunct faculty at the University of Texas at Austin. He has also served as the Director for Research at the Texas State Board for Educator Certification and Program Director for Evaluation at the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin. He received three degrees from The University of Texas at Austin: Bachelor of Science in Education, Master’s Degree in Educational Administration (Principalship Program), and a PhD in Educational Administration (Policy and Planning). He was a secondary mathematics teacher in a rural district and urban district before returning for his master’s degree.

Dr. Fuller also serves as the Director of the Penn State Center for Evaluation and Education Policy Analysis (PCEEPA) and as Associate Director of Policy for the University Council for Educational Administration. PSCEEPA provides evaluation assistance to schools, school districts, and organizations in the Commonwealth and across the nation. The Center also focuses on providing analyses of education policies in the Commonwealth and across the nation.

As UCEA Associate Director of Policy, Dr. Fuller will work with the UCEA President and Executive Committee to review policy proposals, develop policy agendas, develop coalitions with other groups, educate state and policymakers, and engage UCEA members in the policy process. This position builds on his wealth of experience in working with the Texas Legislature from 1997 through 2011.

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Adolescence
Childhood

Education Levels

Middle School/Junior High
Primary/Elementary
Secondary/High School

Education Types

Minority Ed
Public Ed
Rural Ed
Urban Ed

Educational Studies

Policy

Leadership Preparation

Educational Leadership
Principal Prep
Superintendent Prep
Teacher Prep

Methodological Research

Evaluation
Policy Analysis
Quantitative Research

Social Issues

Charter Schools
Education Policy
Race and Ethnicity

Organizational Management

Management & Leadership
View Full Directory