National University




EDA620C Degree Field Experience

Lead Faculty: Dr. Dina Pacis

Course Description

Supervised application of theoretical concepts in practical settings. Candidates complete a portfolio of administrative activities demonstrating competency in those areas of school administration, educational or non-profit administration and leadership they intend to pursue. Course does not meet the requirements for the California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. Candidates for the credential must take EDA620B. Grading is by S or U only. Course is eligible for an IP grade.

Learning Outcomes

  • Create a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community.
  • Develop a school culture conducive to student learning and staff professional growth.
  • Analyze the organization, operations, and resources necessary to foster a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
  • Design a system of collaboration that includes families and community members interests and needs, and mobilizes community resources.
  • Evaluate aspects of professional and personal ethics that are conducive to leading a school or school system.
  • Analyze the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context that impacts a school or school district.