Licensure for Director of Instruction and/or Principal
The Educational Leadership Program builds on Carroll's rich tradition of quality educator preparation by contributing to the number of effective administrators in PK-12 schools. The program contains project-based and performance-based learning opportunities to support candidate knowledge, skills and dispositions for Educational Leadership.
Preparing Leaders for the Next Generation
Coursework Is Generative, Constructive, and Responsive to Students in the Cohort
Invaluable Experience Connecting and Networking
Evidence of Leadership In Action Through Site Visits in Transformative Settings
The Master of Science in Educational Leadership program includes the requirements for licensure #10 Director of Instruction and #51 Principal. The Educational Leadership Program reflects the Wisconsin Administrator Standards, the Educational Leadership Policy Standards - Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC), and the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).
The Value of a Learning Community Model
The Educational Leadership Program is delivered through a Learning Community. Participants meet together one weekend a month over a twenty month period. Interacting with a group of peers at periodic intervals provides students time and space to examine issues thoughtfully and collaboratively – creating a community of learning that’s self-sustaining. Each cohort is co-facilitated by two instructors who follow the program through its entirety.
Coursework - Master Degree or Licensure Only
The comprehensive coursework in the Educational Leadership program covers a variety of relevant, theoretical and applied topics impacting P-12 education. Students completing the graduate program in Education are required to complete a research project.
The 33-credit program consist of the core courses, electives and required courses:
EDU613: Educational Leadership Theory and Practice (3 credits)
EDU685: Designs of Curriculum and Instruction (3 credits)
EDU686: Continuous Improvement in Education (3 credits)
EDU687: Educational Law (3 credits)
EDU688: Resource Allocation and Budget Deployment (3 credits)