Teacher Leadership


Experienced, certified teachers with a desire to become instructional leaders among their peers.

What You Learn:

The M.Ed. with Teacher Leadership emphasis will equip you with the skills necessary to serve as an instructional leader among your peers, give you the knowledge necessary for data-driven leadership, and enable you to put your learning into practice in the classroom right away. The degree is designed to meet the practical needs of the classroom teacher that ties theory and practice together in each course. The program strives to develop reflective educators who can be change agents in the lives of their students, in the school and communities, and culminates with a Professional Portfolio.

How You Learn:

Face-to-Face: This is a hybrid cohort program. For five nights out of each 8 week course, class will be held from 5:00 to 10:00, the same night of the week for the entire program. These class meetings will be supplemented by additional online activities which may include assignments, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities completed electronically outside of class. You will finish one course every 8 weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 2 years.

Career Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, students will have earned a Master of Education degree with an emphasis in Teacher Leadership.

Degree Requirements:


Course Title Hours
ED 513 Law for Educators 3
ED 515 Sociological Factors Affecting Education 3
ED 516 Introduction to Research 3
ED 519 Diversity in the Classroom 3
ED 520 Special Needs in Classroom 3
ED 532 Teaching and Learning: Theory Into Practice 3
ED 606 Curriculum Theory and Practice 3
ED 608 Assessment 3
ED 620 Advanced Instructional Methods and Strategies 3
ED 631 Action Research 3
  Total Credit Hours: 30


This course outline is tentative and subject to change