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K-12 Principal

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Program Title

K-12 Principal

Degree Designation

GC

Award Type

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus, Online Plus - Hybrid

Program Description

The K-12 Principal Graduate Certificate in the Educational Administration and Leadership program develops leaders for Minnesota's schools. The program provides coursework leading to eligibility for licensure as a K-12 Principal and is accredited by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators (BOSA). Courses offered are competency-based and focused on developing the skills and personal traits necessary for successful school administration and leadership. This program is student-centered and provides advanced principles of leadership to guide the practice of educational leaders so they can meet the needs of all learners and achieve more equitable outcomes. As learning organizations and society continue to evolve, this program is designed to ensure that educational leaders are ready to meet the challenges and opportunities of today and the future. This certificate program is offered through a variety of delivery modes to meet the needs of our professional learners. Upon completion of the K-12 Principal graduate certificate a graduate may choose to pursue a doctorate of education, using select courses from this certificate.

College/School

College of Education and Learning Design

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Other requirements applicants MUST complete prior to admission.

A previous Educational Administration masters or related degree is required. Candidates must have a valid teaching license and three years of teaching experience, or completion of EDAD 644 (Teaching Internship).

Required GPA for graduation

3

Number of credits in program

30

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Identify leadership strategies to support the implementation of instruction, assessment, and curriculum best practices by teachers and staff.

Outcome

Examine diverse student learning interventions to both monitor and foster a community of high expectations.

Outcome

Apply problem-solving strategies to foster collaboration with families and community members.

Outcome

Utilize a continuous improvement model to gather constituent feedback and to examine building level data.

Outcome

Demonstrate skills in educational diplomacy including effective interpersonal communication.

Outcome

Analyze diversity, equity, inclusion, and culturally responsive practices to ensure fair and equitable access to resources for all learners.

Outcome

Apply strategies for nurturing and sustaining an organizational culture conducive to healthy professional relationships.

Outcome

Determine effective strategies and practices for diversifying, hiring, supporting, and retaining effective and caring staff members.

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Major Code

8262

Program Code

341272023