This course provides a theoretical and practical framework for supervising and evaluating instruction while modeling a personal code of ethics and developing professional leadership capacity. A variety of theoretical perspectives and skills for engaging in the practice of supervision of instruction, curriculum assessment, program quality, and standards-based instruction are presented. Emphasis is on instructional leadership that models personal and professional ethics, integrity, justice, and fairness, while expecting the same behaviors from others. Candidates focus on demonstrating skills in decision-making, problem solving, change management, planning, conflict management, and evaluation.
- Evaluate the personal and professional ethics, integrity, justice, and fairness that lead others to higher levels of performance, commitment, and motivation.
- Examine decision-making models based upon relevant data and research about effective teaching and learning, leadership, management practices, and equity.
- Appraise standards-based curriculum and their ability to integrate and articulate programs throughout the grades.
- Analyze strategies for problem solving, change management, planning, conflict management, and evaluation.
- Examine curriculum and instruction in terms of models of teaching, instructional strategies, assessment, and classroom management, in the context of continual evaluation to promote positive change in the instructional program.
- Examine personal and professional development opportunities in the area of educational leadership.
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