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.


  • The courses are offered at a reduced tuition rate. All teachers will pay a $60.00 per credit registration fee.
  • CCPS will be billed for the courses at the current reimbursement rate ($750 for a 3 credit class). Those not eligible for tuition reimbursement will be billed $750 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 $250.00 per credit tuition directly to Goucher College).
  • Students who withdraw after the first class are subject to the withdrawal policies of Goucher College.

Program Plans


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