The degree is designed for classroom teachers desiring to develop leadership skills and teachers considering careers in educational administration that facilitate quality learning experiences for all students.
In addition to meeting the objectives for all M.Ed. programs, successful candidates in the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership will demonstrate skills in:
- EL.I1: Designing and implementing curriculum or school-based instructional initiatives that reflect current knowledge of research and trends in technology and academic content for all learners.
- EL.I2: Consulting, being able to assess the classroom and school environments, and making appropriate, research-based recommendations for school and classroom improvement.
- EL.EF1: Providing leadership that encourages academic and personal excellence for students through effective mentorship of educational professionals that is responsive to individual, classroom, school, and community diversity.
- EL.EF2: Providing classroom and/or school-based leadership to support colleagues in the faculty development process.
- EL.LT1: Taking a leadership role in developing a collaborative work environment that incorporates the use of research-based best practices.