Focus and Scope

IDEAL publishes empirical and conceptual articles that focused on critical leadership and policy of educational administration. As an editorial team, we embrace traditional and emergent theoretical frameworks, research methods, and topics. IDEAL particularly promotes the publication of rigorous and relevant scholarly work with utility for educational policy, practice, and research.

The journal’s primary focus is on research of educational leadership, organizations, leadership development, and policy as they relate to elementary, secondary, and higher levels of education.