This certificate 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 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. Note that Carroll also offers an Instructional Coaching Course Credential, which is a non-credit course separate from the Instructional Coaching and Teacher Leadership Certificate program. See website link below for details.
Through communities of practice, collaboration, reflection, research and a leadership internship, participants will:
Evidence of completion:
For educators who want to develop expertise in teacher leadership and instructional coaching.