Professional Development in Educational Leadership
The six-course sequence is designed to provide advanced studies and professional development for teachers holding a master’s degree. Based on the recommended changes in the licensure of school administrators by the VDOE, teachers who currently have a master’s degree can be eligible for preK-12 administration and supervision endorsement if they complete prescribed coursework which satisfied VDOE Alternative Licensure Requirements for Educational Leaders. This certificate satisfied the requirements set forth by the VDOE.
EDEL 624. Technology for School Administrators (3)
EDEL 614. Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction (3)
EDEL 612. Introduction to School Administration (3)
EDEL 621. Organization and Management of Schools (3)
EDEL 635. Seminar in Problems in Educational Leadership (3)
EDEL 630. Legal and Ethical Dimensions of School Law (3)
In most instances, the sequence will begin in the fall semester and conclude in the following fall session.
Applicants for the certificate must meet existing admissions standards for the Educational Leadership graduate program. In Addition, persons seeking admission to the certificate must have a master’s degree and be under consideration for administrative duties or employment in a school division.