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Program of Study

Fall

EDL 601 Organizational Leadership.

Fundamental principles and culture of the educational organization and administration.

EDL 602 Roles of the Principal.

Exploring specific roles of the principal and equipping the school leader to become a facilitator.

Winter

EDL 603 Research-Based Instruction.

Research-based approaches to leading and assessing instructional processes.

EDL 604 Data-Driven Instruction

Utilization of educational data to make informed decisions for leading schools.

Spring

EDL 605 Human Resources Management.

Processes of personnel administration in educational organizations, for both certified and non-certified personnel.

EDL 606 Judicial and Ethics Considerations.

Exploration of local, state, and federal laws, court decisions, and legal opinions affecting public education. 

EDL 635 Internship I

Reflective field experiences and observations of day-to-day operations.

Summer

EDL 608 Effective Research Practices.

New standards for various subject areas for the state-of-the-art teaching as set by national educational and professional organizations.

EDL 635 Internship II

Reflective field experiences and observations of day-to-day operations.

Fall

EDL 607 Instructional Leadership.

Organizing human, financial, physical, and community resources for leading school improvement.

EDL 617 Human and Student Diversity.

Understanding student from cultural diverse backgrounds.

EDL 635 Internship III

Winter

EDL 688 School Community Climates

Relationships between organizations and communities

EDL 635 Internship IV.

Reflective field experiences and observations of day-to-day operations.