Learning Outcomes

Program Goals

The goals of the Educational Leadership programs are to prepare administrators who:

  • Are knowledgeable in both the theories and best practices in education.
  • Can help shape positive teaching and learning environments that support the educational, emotional, and social development of all students.
  • Are committed to the proposition that all children can learn and insist that all children have the opportunity and resources needed to learn.
  • Place the interests of children at the forefront of all school-related decisions.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of these programs are to produce school leaders who:

  • Have a thorough grounding in and understanding of the challenges and opportunities in education.
  • Have the ability to work effectively with members of the school district and local community.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership, management, and communication skills and are agents for effective and positive change.
  • Have a strong sense of ethics and ethical responsibility to the children and families served by the school and school district.
  • Have a broad understanding of the role of the school/district and its relationship to the broader community in which it operates.
  • Have a broad awareness and knowledge of curriculum issues, the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards, and the Common Core learning standards and assessment program.
  • Are prepared based on State and national leadership standards and assessments for school building and district leaders.
  • Are knowledgeable about and committed to teaching and learning principles that support effective classroom practices and procedures based on the developmental learning needs of P–12 students and State learning standards.
  • Are knowledgeable about educational research, research techniques, and interpretation of research findings in education.
  • Have a general understanding of educational technology and its applications in research, communication, and instruction.
  • Can design and implement effective programs for faculty and staff development.
  • Have an understanding of education law, finance, and the legal issues facing schools and school districts.
  • Have the knowledge and skills related to a school leader’s responsibility to establish a school or district budget and provide the necessary fiscal oversight required to support achievement of planned educational objectives and goals.

Master of Science in Education: Educational Leadership (M.S.Ed.)

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