Leadership and Applied Instruction

Educational Leadership

Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, Non-degree Educational Leadership Certificate (PL-6 or PL-7)

Program Strengths
  • Newly designed degree programs inspire and develop educational leaders who can transform schools into communities that pursue high levels of learning, equity and democratic ideals
  • Reflect an emphasis on leading continuous, systematic and systemic improvement in schools

Special Opportunities
Ed.S. in Educational Leadership Degree

  • Receive advanced preparation in educational leadership for school or system level leadership positions
  • Practice, learn and demonstrate leadership competencies through a one year field-based residency supplemented with formal coursework
  • Yearlong, field-based residency component
  • Qualify for a renewable Performance-Based Educational Leadership Certificate (PL-6) for the school or system level
  • Classes/seminars normally offered at a site within the school district for single districts or in a location as convenient as possible in multi-districts
Non-degree Educational Leadership Certificate (PL-6 or PL-7)
  • Attain advanced preparation in educational leadership for school or system level leadership positions
  • Yearlong, field-based residency program
Faculty Specialties/Interests
  • Teaching and researching in public school systems
  • School improvement and program evaluation consulting for PK-12 school systems
  • Professional organization officers
  • Serve state and federal agencies to improve PK-12 education