Nov 30, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDN 500 - Leadership for the 21st Century

3.00 credit hours
Leadership for the 21st Century emphasizes the development of future school leaders, including the roles of principal, assistant principal, department chair, team leader and student coordinator. EDN 500 is a pre-admission course to either a master's degree in Leadership and Administration for the certification of a future principal/assistant principal or a master's degree in Teacher as Leader in Curriculum and Instruction for the teacher leader who desires a role in leadership from the classroom. Students will examine school culture, standards, organizations and the learning community, and the importance of increasing leadership capacity to achieve success in schools today. The course is designed to foster development and competencies in future leaders regarding decisions they will make about their practice and how those decisions will affect students, teachers and the community. Emphasis is given to the leader's role in building a learning community, the development of human resources, defining school effectiveness, and the process of change. This course introduces the leadership standards as a foundation for the development and assessment of knowledge, dispositions and performance of successful school leaders.

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