Administrator I Master of Education in School Improvement Leadership

The purpose of this cohort is to develop innovative leaders who demonstrate high level skills in leading change and in establishing and sustaining a positive school culture.  This 39 credit master's program will focus on instructional leadership including implementation of the Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards and Universal Design for Learning. Cohort participants will be cognizant of current thought related to cultural proficiency and school assessment topics.  During a year-long practicum, participants will apply theories and practices from course work in the school environment. This is a Maryland approved program leading to Administrator I certification. 


Student Out-of-Pocket Tuition Costs Per Credit $75 tuition per credit, plus $60 registration fee per credit
BCPS Direct Billing Amount Per Credit $250 per credit


Course Offerings


Course Title and Credits

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Fall 2016

ED 681 Curriculum Development for a Multicultural Society


Spring 2017

ED 672 Assessing Needs and Evaluating Progress


Spring 2017 ED 603 Personality Development and Self-Esteem 3
Summer 2017 ED 646 School Law 3
Fall 2017 ED 671 School Improvement Leadership: A Theoretical Perspective 3
Spring 2018 ED 673 School Improvement Leadership: Facilitating a Positive School Culture 3
Summer 2018 ED 602 The Social and Psychological Forces Affecting Youth 3
Fall 2018 ED 674A Special Projects Seminar/Practicum in School Improvement Leadership 1.5
Fall 2018 ED 653 Supervision for Effective Instruction 3
Spring 2019 ED 674B Special Projects Seminar/Practicum in School Improvement Leadership 1.5
Summer 2019 ED 601 Theories of Development: A Lifespand Perspective 3
Fall 2019 ED 605 Research Methods 3
Spring 2020 ED 606 Action Research/Special Project 3
Summer 2020 ED 651 Values: Educating for Character 1.5
Summer 2020 ED 652 Mediation of Conflict 1.5

All classes will be held at Goucher College.


Graduate Programs in Education in the Welch Center
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