Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
433 Erickson Hall
Monica Byrne-Jimenez is the executive director of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) hosted by the College of Education and associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration. As the executive director, she represents more than 100 educational leadership programs across the country and works with them-and other national partners-to further the field and strengthen educational leadership preparation. Her scholarship focuses on Latinx identity and educational leadership, early career leadership development, impact of faculty diversity on doctoral student experiences and the role of alternative research methodologies in research and leadership. She was a public school bilingual educator and literacy specialist in New York City and consultant on district improvement before becoming faculty.