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Master of education in Teacher Leadership

Help teachers enhance their leadership skills in their classrooms, schools and communities.

What is the Master of education in Teacher leadership?

This 30-hour fully online master’s degree is designed to help teachers enhance their leadership skills in their classrooms, schools and communities.  The program focuses on developing teachers’ current skills and abilities to prepare for new leadership roles that include: leading a classroom of learners, department/grade level leader, instructional coach, curriculum specialist, etc.

Locations & Learning Options

The Master of Education Teacher Leadership program (30 hours) is offered in an online format.

Dr. Kathleen Howe


Assistant Professor of Literacy Education
kathleen.howe@park.edu

Dr. Jana Neiss


Director of Graduate Programs, School of Education
jana.neiss@park.edu

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  3. A felony background check and FBI fingerprint check must be completed for admission. Admission is dependent upon clearance.
  4. Students with a GPA between 2.75 and 3.0 may be considered for provisional admission.

Requirements for: Master – 30 hours; 3.0 GPA. Students will choose one of the two tracks below. 

 

Core Curriculum
ED513Law for Educators
ED612School & Community Leadership
ED519Diversity in the Classroom
ED532Teaching & Learning: Theory Into Practice
ED617Assessment for Teachers
ED632Action Research
Literacy Track
ED545Teaching Reading to Linguistically Diverse Learners
ED562Principles of Second-Language Learners
ED609Current Issues & Trends in Literature
ED509Language and Culture
Curriculum & Instruction Track
ED606Curriculum Theory & Practice
ED620Advanced Instructional Methods & Strategies
ED621Serving Students with Special Needs in the Classroom
ED623Differentiated Instruction in the Regular Classroom

 

All advanced candidates must successfully complete the required credit hours with a 3.0 grade point average, with no more than two “C’s” and no grade lower than a “C.” See Academic Policies under the Academic Standards section of the catalog for more information.

 

An Application for Diploma is required before a completion statement is posted to the transcript. The Application for Diploma is available in MyPark/Student Academic Information (under the Student tab). Advance candidates must return the completed form with the appropriate fee. See the Graduation Requirements section in this catalog.

M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Program Highlights

  • Flexibility – all courses are offered online and you may join the program in the spring, summer, or fall terms
  • 8-week terms with five start dates per year
  • Opportunity to collaborate with classmates across districts and states
  • Courses focus on theory and current best practices

M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Career opportunities

  • Classroom Teacher
  • District or Building Level Instructional Coach
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Department/Grade Level Leader
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Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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