Instructional Coach Certification Only (12 credits)
This is a 12-credit program for certified teachers who desire to learn more about how to be instructional leaders or teacher leaders in their schools. The program starts with a summer practicum experience and culminates with action research and professional development projects. Regardless of whether the teacher pursues roles as leaders in schools, this program will enhance a teacher’s understanding of advanced instructional strategies through coursework and action research. Master’s candidates may apply these courses to their programs as electives.
EDC 505 Introduction to Instructional Leadership (3 credits)
EDC 615 Advanced Instructional Design
EDC 652 Leadership and Educational Change I
EDC 653 Leadership and Educational Change II