Instructional Coaching & Teacher Leadership Program

Instructional Coaching & Teacher Leadership

  • Different Course Options
  • Non-credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Certificate Option
  • Applies to M.Ed Degree

Description

This program prepares exemplary educators as PK-12 teacher leaders, with a particular emphasis on instructional coaching. Major topics include instructional coaching, building professional relationships with staff, building educator and team capacity to support all students’ success, professional learning, and school change. The program assignments and internship are personalized to candidates’ goals, context, and preferences.  Students can take courses for credit or non-credit. Students can take individual courses, complete the program for a Certificate in Instructional Coaching and Teacher Leadership, and/or use course credit toward an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning.

Through communities of practice, collaboration, reflection, research and a leadership internship, participants will:  

  1. Develop knowledge and skills in teacher leadership and instructional coaching 
  2. ​Serve as a change agent within teams, schools and districts/systems  
  3. Engage in key roles (e.g. coaching, mentoring) to lead school or district initiatives to nurture conditions that support learner and educator agency  
  4. Facilitate educator and team development to advocate for equity, inclusion and agency for learner centered schools and educator centered districts 

The Basics

Audience: 

Prerequisites: 

Course Meeting Design: Course Meeting Dates 2022-2023:

EDU 700 Instructional Coaching Foundations

  • Non-credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Stand Alone Credential Option
  • Certificate Requirement
  • M.Ed. Requirement

EDU684 Instructional Coaching & Teaching Leadership Internship

  • Non-Credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Prerequisite: Instructional Coaching Foundations
  • Certificate Requirement
  • M.Ed. Requirement

EDU617 Educators as Leaders

  • Non-credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Stand Alone Credential Option
  • Certificate Requirement
  • M.Ed. Requirement

EDU699 Leading Professional Learning

  • Non-credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Stand Alone Credential Option
  • Certificate Requirement
  • M.Ed. Requirement

EDU607 or 616 Capstone (Research Course)

 

  • Credit Option
  • M.Ed. Requirement

For Credit Details

For students who:
  • Want college credit/grades
  • Want to use credits toward an M.Ed. degree.
Expectation: Complete all course requirements

Evidence of completion:

  • Transcript grades
  • Certificate
  • Can apply toward M.Ed. in Teaching & Learning
Tuition website

Total credits: 

  • 3 credits/class
  • 4 classes = certificate, 12 credits
  • 5 classes= 15 credits
Application Process and Requirements
Questions and application materials can be directed to gradinfo@carrollu.edu
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For non-credit Details

For students who:
  • Do not want college credit
  • Want a pass/fail
  • Want the most cost-effective way to develop knowledge and expertise

Expectation: Some course assignments may be optional

Evidence of Completion: 

  • 1 course = 1 credential
  • Credential/badge for each completed course
  • Certificate

Credential cost website (link)

Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received two weeks before course start. Early registration is strongly encouraged to reserve your spot.  
For more information and to register as a non-credit credential student please visit

Advanced Teaching & Learning Programs Home Page

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