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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Program Overview

The Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) is a professional development program for mid to senior level leaders in education and related fields sponsored by the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) in Washington, D.C. The Center for Educational Leadership at Cleveland State University is the Ohio site for this program. EPFP features seminars and guest lectures by prominent speakers each month. The mission of EPFP is to develop strategic, executive leaders in public and private organizations who have the capacity to create and implement sound public policy to improve outcomes for children and young people. Participating in the program provides Fellows with the opportunity to examine leadership and policy issues important to them and to their organizations while engaging with leaders from diverse professional backgrounds in the field of education.

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The Center for Educational Leadership invites you to apply if you have:

  • A commitment to personal and professional development on behalf of children and youth
  • A track record for making things happen-inside and across agencies/organizations
  • Substantive work experiences
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A full-time professional position
  • The endorsement and financial support of your employing organization or the ability to personally commit financially


How to Apply

Complete the Center for Educational Leadership’s EPFP Application, which includes:

  • Completed Program Application
  • Recommendation Letter from your supervisor or employing agency representative
  • Resume
  • Interest Letter outlining how the Education Policy Fellowship Program will help you achieve your personal and professional goals
  • Brief (100 word) Biography



Dr. Deborah Morin, Ohio EPFP Coordinator, at