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Institute for Education Leadership, Research and Renewal

Leadership, Research, and Renewal

Recognizing that today's leaders require a dramatically different level of knowledge, skill, and character than those of the past, Seton Hall University's Institute for Education Leadership, Research and Renewal (IELRR) draws from the latest research and theory and combines it with current best practices to design programs and services for administrators and educators.
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Dr. OsnatoAbout The Director

Dr. Osnato is the Executive Director of the Institute for Education Leadership, Research and Renewal (IELRR), a leadership institute for aspiring superintendents and mentoring program for first and second-year superintendents. Dr. Osnato has served for over 25 years as a Superintendent and is considered an expert on the superintendency and Board Superintendent Relations. He has worked with approximately sixty Boards of Education as a consultant, primarily in New Jersey and New York.

His firm, Leadership Advantage (formerly J & D Associates), has conducted about eighty superintendent searches in New Jersey. He has personally conducted over thirty five searches since he left the Superintendency in Montclair, New Jersey. Dr. Osnato received his Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision from Columbia University Teachers College in 1990. Since then, he pursued post-graduate studies at Harvard University and Oxford University. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Osnato at Michael.Osnato@shu.edu.

Continuous Support Services

Recognizing that effective school administrators require ongoing training and continuous support throughout their careers, Seton Hall University's Institute for Education Leadership, Research and Renewal (IELRR) has established a program to provide them with all the services they need. Access to IELRR Continuous Support Services saves school leaders time and assures them a quality product and/or service.
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School Study Council

Seton Hall University's School Study Council, housed in the Institute for Education Leadership, Research and Renewal, serves the unique learning needs of its member superintendents and their schools and school districts.
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