Ella M. Burton

A photo of Ella Burton.

Part-Time Lecturer

Leadership and Counseling

304J John W. Porter Building


[email protected]


  • Ed.D., Educational Administration, Wayne State University
  • MA, Special Education - EMI, Eastern Michigan University


  • Michigan Administrative Licensure
  • Superintendent
  • Central Office
  • Elementary Principal
  • Michigan Teacher's License (K–8)

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership in a pluralistic society
  • Instructional supervision
  • Leadership effectiveness
  • Principalship
  • Program evaluation

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of School Administrators
  • Association for the Advancement of Educational Research
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Association of Teacher Educators
  • Business Professional Women of America
  • Michigan Association for Professional Educators
    • Office Held: Secretary, Fall 2001–02, 2002‐03
  • Michigan Educational Leadership – DARTEP/MCATE
    • Offices Held: President 1999–2000, Secretary 1998–99
  • National Council of Professor of Educational Administration
  • Phi Delta Kappa Honorary Education Fraternity