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Specialization in Teacher Leadership

Lead Faculty: Dr Dina Pacis

This five-course specialization comes from the Advanced Learning Press’ Center for Performance Assessment, which offers a unique master’s degree program that provides teachers with the skills and theories to be leaders in their classrooms and schools. It is a collaborative effort with Advanced Learning Press, which already offers a ten course master’s degree in educational leadership. All the courses will be offered online. Similar to the National Board Specialization, the capstone is an alternative course to MAT 640 Applications of Research for the Art of Teaching. The capstone course is MAT 655 Leadership Impact: Synthesis of Theory and Practice.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of effective educational accountability.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to analyze and understand research on educational leadership.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of how to lead learning communities and cross-cultural educational initiatives within school and classroom
  4. Demonstrate the ability to build professional relationships and networks for instructional leadership.


Required Courses (5 courses; 22.5 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):