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Master of Education in Educational Leadership Online

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This course focuses on analyzing and interpreting campus data for decision-making necessary to promote the success of all children. Special emphasis will be on developing action plans to meet student performance goals. Additionally, the course focuses on the development of educators as leaders in assessment, research and evaluation. Applicable laws, policies and regulations including local, state and federal accountability standards will be emphasized.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course develops an understanding of how socio-cultural forces and emerging issues impact the school leader’s role in creating culturally responsive learning environments. Attention will be given to leadership strategies and best practices essential for addressing diverse learners. Future leaders learn to promote the success of all students and shape campus culture by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the full community. Applicable laws, policies and regulations will be emphasized.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on ethical principles and integrity in decision-making, actions and behaviors. It will serve as the foundation for individual student assessment and as a guide to professional development. Key laws that significantly impact the day-to-day operations of school and a review of significant court decisions pertaining to educational operations will be addressed, as will the rights and responsibilities of teachers and students.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

In this course, students will learn to facilitate the design and implementation of curricula and strategic plans that enhance teaching and learning. Emphasis is on the alignment of curriculum, curriculum resources, and assessment, and the use of various forms of assessment to measure student performance. It will include the research of successful strategies for identified student groups. Applicable laws, policies and regulations will be emphasized.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides a study of the delivery of differentiated instruction for diverse learners to include Bilingual Education/ESL, Gifted & Talented, Migrant, Special Education, 504, Career & Technology Education (CATE) and other special programs. Emphasis is placed on the principal’s role in elementary and secondary school programs. Applicable laws, policies and regulations will be emphasized.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course examines the relationships between the school and its internal and external constituencies. The course focuses on collaborative strategies to involve families and community members to shape the campus culture in responding to diverse community interests and needs, and to mobilize community resources for success of all student learners. Applicable laws, policies and regulations will be emphasized. A minimum of 10 hours of field-based experiences are required.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course examines a study of the unique functions of the principalship as they relate to the administration of elementary, middle and high schools. Special emphasis will be focused on the leadership role of the principal in the management and instructional aspects of the school programs. Applicable laws, policies and regulations will be emphasized. A minimum of 20 hours of field-based experience is required.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides a study of human resources and school budgeting functions. Emphasis is on understanding and applying local district and campus practices—e.g., recruitment, retention, evaluation. For budgeting, the emphasis is on aligning the budget to the campus plan and understanding how the various funding sources may be allocated. Applicable laws, policies and regulations will be covered.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course is a field-based course/practicum in which students practice competencies and theories acquired as they assume responsibilities associated with instructional leadership at a school. This course requires a minimum of 80 hours of field experience. Students unable to meet the 80-hour field experience requirement must repeat the course again to complete the field experience requirement. Students will be issued a grade of Cr if they to need repeat the course.Prerequisites: Attempted state examinations 268 and 368 and completed 24 hours of the masters program.

Duration: 7 weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course is a field-based course/practicum in which students practice competencies and theories acquired as they assume responsibilities associated with being an instructional leader at a school. This course requires a minimum of 80 hours of field experience and 3 formal observations. Students must have attempted the 268 Exam and submitted PASL I, II, and III. Prerequisites: Earned grade credit for EDUL 6390 with a grade of A-C and attempted 268 and submitted PASL I, II, III.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3

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