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Master's Programs in Education




Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS)


Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library at UCSchool District Leader


This is a program of study for candidates seeking New York State certification as school district leader. By completion of the program, to be certified as school district leaders, candidates must hold a permanent or professional teaching certificate, three years of teaching experience, complete a minimum of 60 credit  hours of approved graduate study above the bachelor’s degree, and successfully complete the written and performance components of the State assessment in school district leadership.

Academic Requirements (36 credit hours)



Required Courses (36 credit hours)

EDU 603 – School Administration: Models of Leadership (3)
EDU 634 – Educational Administration: Theory, Research, and Practice (3)
EDU 635 – Theory and Practice in Supervision (3)
EDU 636 – Human Resources and Labor Relations (3)
EDU 637 – Student Support and Community Communication: Research and Practice (3)
EDU 638 – School Business Management and Finance (3)
EDU 644 – Principles of Data-Based Curriculum, Instructional Planning and Assessment (3)
EDU 647 – School Law (3)
EDU 648 – Leadership of Special Programs (3)
EDU 657 – Becoming a Superintendent: Creating a Vision (3)
EDU 658 – Leadership for Political Systems and Change (3)
EDU 670 – Administrative Internship (3)

Electives (24 credit hours)


Candidates who need additional graduate course work to meet the requirement of a school district leader may select from among the following courses, based on the candidate’s leadership goals and in consultation with an academic adviser.

Electives

EDU 615 – Learning and Cognition (3)
EDU 616 – Environmental Design for Effective Inclusion (3)
EDU 621 – Inclusive Classroom Strategies I (3)
EDU 622 – Inclusive Classroom Strategies II (3)
EDU 625 – Leadership and Collaboration for Quality Inclusion (3)
EDU 626 – Current Issues in Inclusive Education (3)
EDU 632 – Data-Based Decision Making (3)
EDU 633 – Data Interpretation and Analysis (3) 


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