Education Specialist in
Educational Leadership: Superintendent
Program Highlights & Benefits
Flexible, online format
Course schedule designed for working educators
No GRE required
Eligible for certification as a superintendent or district level administrator
Experienced educators who wish to become a K-12 superintendent or district level administrator
What You Learn
Ed.S in School Superintendency will prepare aspiring district administrators with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage today’s complex k-12 schools at the district leadership level. Courses are taught by professional administrators, with an emphasis on real-world experiences. This approach prepares building principals to address student and staff issues in an inclusive and productive manner creating a learning environment that serves all students. This program contains the coursework required for DESE certification.
How You Learn
Majority of the courses are all online asynchronous format, with no weekly class meetings required. Classes with a field-based experience embedded may require online synchronous weekly class meetings. You will finish one 3-6 credit hours every 8 weeks.
Signature Assessments will be in each course along with data collected from instructors, site supervisors and mentors for all field work. A final portfolio will be assessed in the final internship course.
Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills to develop, advocate, and implement shared mission and vision. Promote student and staff well-being and success through ethical leadership. Support a rigorous system of curriculum, instruction, and assessment that meets the academic needs of all student populations. Develop and promote a culture of restorative practices for students and staff. Promote and support the professional growth of teachers and school personnel within a positive professional learning community. Effectively engage with families and community to support and promote student success. Effectively manage district operations and resources. Promote and lead a culture of continuous improvement.
|EDL 612||Restorative Practices in Education||3|
|EDL 613||Foundations of Ed Leadership-Superintendency||3|
|EDL 614||School and District Facilities & Operations||3|
|EDL 615||Human Resource Management||3|
|EDL 617||District Finance||3|
|EDL 618||Law & Policy in Education||3|
|EDL 619||District Instructional Leadership & Special Programs||3|
|EDL 620||Educational Research: Superintendency||3|
|EDL 622||District Level School & Community Relations||3|
|EDL 695||Superintendent Internship||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
Students may transfer in up to 9 credit hours to fulfill elective hour requirements.