Education Leadership options

EDUL 6225. A Vision for Learning (2-2-3) Develops, articulates, and implements a vision for learning that is supported by the school community.

EDUL 6226. Curriculum Design for the High Achievement of All Students (3-0-3) Develops a comprehensive understanding of best practices in curriculum and applies that knowledge to the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment to standards.

EDUL 6227. Obtaining and Using Resources Wisely (2-2-3) Investigates the methods of obtaining and utilizing resources to improve student achievement for all students. Emphasis will be the utilization of funds at the local building level.

EDUL 6235. Adult Learner Instructional Strategies (3-0-3) The candidate will investigate adult motivation and coaching. How to facilitate, implement, and sustain research-based instructional strategies, authentic instructional pedagogy, thematic curriculum and creative effective school learning communities will be a major focus.

EDUL 6245. Organizing and Managing the Learning Environment (2-2-3) Investigates theories and models of organization, fiscal applications, and operations. Provides training for building trust with faculty and establishing a safe and orderly learning environment for teachers and students.

EDUL 6255. Collaboration for Improved Student Achievement (2-2-3) The candidate will investigate community-school collaborations. Teacher-Leaders will learn how to build and be a part of a viable team that focuses on high achievement for all students. Candidates develop a community involvement plan that includes all stakeholders of a local school. Thirty (30) clock hours of field experiences are required to meet with stakeholders from a community to conduct assessments of the school program.

EDUL 6275. Public Policy and Ethics (3-0-3) Investigates public policy as related to the school environment. Investigates the promotion of success for everyone in the school environment through ethical behavior in all situations.

EDUL 6698. Internship in Leadership (0-0-{1-6}) Provides professional learning experiences in partner schools. Internship provided in two semester hour increments during three semesters for a 12 month internship. Professional learning experiences include Strategic Leadership; Organizational Leadership; School Improvement; and Community Leadership. May be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours. (S/U grading)