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Professional Educators who wish to be in administration
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Professional Educators whose goals include serving as a school administrator may wish to consider a program in Educational Leadership with an emphasis on instructional leadership.
At Piedmont, we offer two options for students interested in pursuing certification in Educational Leadership:
Tier One Educational Leadership Certification Program: comprised of eight, three-credit hour courses, for a total of 24 credit hours. In addition to course work at the post-master’s degree level, candidates will complete a performance-based internship and take the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) assessments in educational leadership.
What classes will I take?
EDSL 8810. Introduction to Educational Leadership
EDS 8815. Curriculum Design for a Changing World
EDS 8851. Professional Resource Utilization
EDSL 8852. Monitoring and Evaluating School Practices
EDS 8860. School Law and Ethics
EDSL 8861. Data Driven Decision Making
EDS 8880. Teacher Leadership in 21st Century Schools
EDSL 8881. Internship in School Leadership
Educators who hold a Tier I Educational Leadership Certificate and who successfully complete the requirements for certification (EdD coursework, internships, and assessments) are eligible for recommendation for Tier II Educational Leadership certification.