The purpose of the Leadership for Teachers And Professionals Certificate is to develop building-level leaders who want to lead without leaving the classroom. Leaders will be prepared to assist their schools with data literacy, peer coaching, and working with urban student populations.


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Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to coach their peers in the use of high-leverage field practices.
  • Students will be able to use data to make decisions about instruction at both the classroom and building levels.
  • Students will be able to successfully coach a peer through the review process.
  • Students will be able to take a stance on a policy related to urban education.


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Graduate Certificate in Leadership for Teachers and Professionals


Department of Teaching and Learning

The Department of Teaching & Learning holds as its central mission educational research and the preparation of educators at all levels. The department ensures that its professional education programs are based on essential knowledge, established and current research findings, and sound professional practice.