Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership


Welcome to the Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership, Marian University's graduate education department. Our unique and innovative programs provide the tools necessary to develop and prepare aspiring teachers and school leaders that will fiercely effect positive change in student achievement. Our programs place great emphasis on mentoring and support for students in our programs, as well as engagement with the greater community, resulting in a more encompassing approach to improving education.

Why The Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership

The Marian University Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership is proud to be a Bush Institute Alliance to Reform Education Leadership (AREL) affiliate and a KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship (KLDF) member.

For more information about the program, please download a comprehensive brochure or FAQ page, or see the contact information below.

LaNier L. Echols

LaNier L. Echols

LaNier L. Echols is Dean of Students at Carpe Diem Meridian Campus and is a member of the inaugural cohort of the leadership academy. She says that her experience will help her make a difference to many more students. “I can maximize my impact by becoming a transformational leader and turning around Indiana’s struggling schools,” she says.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at aprice@marian.edu or 317.955.6128.

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