School Improvement

The School Improvement Leadership cohort is a special 18-credit cohort that is now open for registration.

For those with earned master's degrees, this cohort meets the requirements for Administrator I certification by credit count.
This cohort can also count toward the completion of the Goucher Professional Development Certificate in Education Leadership and Administration, or toward an M.Ed. In School Improvement Leadership.


  • The cost for participation is $930.00 per 3-credit course, which includes a non-refundable $180 registration fee per 3-credit course. Students may be eligible for tuition reimbursement through Maryland school systems or non-public schools with tuition reimbursement programs.  Talk to your human resources representative for more specific information about your eligibility for tuition reimbursement. 
  • If you need to customize this schedule to comply with your school system tuition reimbursement requirements, please contact Katie Aman at or 410-337-6332.

Course Schedule


Course Location

Summer 2015

ED 646.300 (3 credits)
School Law

Goucher College

Fall 2015

ED 671.300 (3 credits)
School Improvement Leadership: A Theoretical Perspective 

Goucher College

Spring 2016

ED 673.300 (3 credits)
School Culture (Pre-requisite ED 671)

Goucher College

Summer 2016

ED 681.300 (3 credits)
Curriculum Development for a Multi-Cultural Society

Goucher College

Fall 2016

ED 653.300 (3 credits)

ED 674A.300 (1.5 credits)
Internship/Practicum, part 1 (Pre or co-requisite: ED 673)

Goucher College

Spring 2017

ED 674B.300 (1.5 credits)
Internship/Practicum, part 2 (Pre-requisite: ED 674B)

Goucher College

Program Plans

How to Apply?

This cohort is available to the first 10 students to apply and be accepted. To apply, complete the cohort application/registration form and return it to the address below with a copy of your teacher certification, or a transcript from your most recently completed undergraduate or graduate course of study.

Graduate Programs in Education in the Welch Center
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204
Ph: 410-337-6047 | Fax: 410-337-6085