School Improvement
 Leadership

This program will focus on instructional leadership including implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Universal Design for Learning. Cohort participants will be cognizant of current thought related to school leadership, cultural proficiency and school assessment topics. During a year-long practicum, they will apply theories and practices from course work in the school environment. Successful completion of the M.Ed. or, for those with earned master's degrees, Professional Development Certificate leads to Administrator 1 certification.

Tuition

  • The courses are offered at a reduced tuition rate.  All teachers will pay a $25.00 per credit registration fee.
  • HCPS will be billed for the courses at the current reimbursement rate ($900 for a 3 credit class). Those not eligible for tuition reimbursement will be billed $900 per 3 credit course.
  • Participants are required to complete each course in the cohort with a grade of B or higher. (Any participant who does not complete the course or does not earn a grade of B or higher will be responsible for payment of the $300.00 per credit tuition directly to Goucher College).
  • Students who withdraw after the first class are subject to the withdrawal policies of Goucher College.

Course Offerings

Semester


Course

Spring 2015

ED  653.600 (3 credits)
Supervision for Effective Instruction

ED  671.600 (3 credits)
School Improvement Leadership: A Theoretical Perspective

ED  674A.600 (1.5 credits)
Practicum in School Improvement Leadership
NOTE: Prerequisites: ED 671 & ED 673. Meets on Goucher's campus.

Program Plans

How to Apply?

This cohort is available to the first 30 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