Michael Imber

School of Education - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 406
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Dr. Michael Imber specializes in educational law, policy, reform, and administration.


Ph.D., Education , Stanford University

Ed.M., Counseling and Student Personnel, University of Rochester

B.A., Philosophy, University of Rochester



ELPS 737: The Governance and Organization of Schools

ELPS 752: Education Law

ELPS 957: Educational Policy, Ethics and Law

ELPs 958: American Educational Reform Movements: Past and Present

Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award
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