The Department of Educational Leadership, Policy & Instructional Technology at Central Connecticut State University seeks to prepare well-educated and competent practitioners who are capable of improving the quality of education for Connecticut's children. The Department of Educational Leadership, Policy & Instructional Technology offers a Master of Science in Educational Technology, a Master of Science in Educational Leadership, and a sixth-year certificate leading to certification as an intermediate administrator or supervisor. The department also offers an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. The department is characterized by its emphasis on leadership for valuing diversity and achieving equity, innovations in technology in education, school improvement and systemic change, reflective processes, and action research as a basis for decision-making.The department includes twelve full time education faculty, several of whom teach courses in other departments, in addition to teaching within the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy & Instructional Technology. The Department values interdisciplinary collaboration as a means of fulfilling its goals. As such, department faculty work collaboratively to design programs which will prepare professional educators with the skills and dispositions needed to create learning environments where all learners will be successful. Department faculty are also associated with the Center for Multicultural Research and Education, and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Technology.