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1 Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies Principal Licensure Program It takes a partnership to prepare future principals

2 Value of the Program Earn principal licensure Gain leadership skills and experience – clinical practice activities integrated with course content throughout program Complete a graduate degree with just three extra courses beyond licensure curriculum

3 Courses and Credits 32 Credit-Hour Principal Licensure Program First Semester Second Semester Third Semester Fourth Semester EDUC 5751EDUC 5752EDUC 5753EDUC 5754 Completed in four consecutive semesters, including summers

4 Metro-Area Cohorts Each entering class forms a cohort, meeting in a particular school district in the Denver metro area Evening class runs for three and a half hours and meets on same weeknight throughout 60-week program. 32 credits broken down as: First Semester – 8 credits, Second Semester – 8 credits, Third Semester – 8 credits, Fourth semester – 8 credits Online support, learning and work in between weekly class sessions Applicants from all districts welcome

5 Distance-Learning Cohorts Four-semester sequence begins every summer 32 credits broken down differently: Summer – 9 credits, Fall – 9 credits, Spring – 9 credits, 2 nd Summer – 5 credits Optimal for the professional who lives far away from Denver or who prefers not to meet on a weekly basis Weeklong face-to-face “boot camp” in first June, two intensive face-to-face weekends in fall, two intensive weekends in spring, final intensive weekend in 2 nd summer – all face-to-face meetings on Downtown Denver campus All other instruction completed online

6 Upcoming Cohort Summer 2010 Distance-Learning Cohort (DL#11) Start Date: June 14, 2010 Location: Downtown Denver Campus Dates and Times: Meets for a fulltime “boot camp” on June 14-18, 2010, followed by two intensive weekends (Friday evening through all day Saturday) in Fall 2010, two intensive weekends in Spring 2011 and a final intensive weekend in Summer All other course work is conducted online and at students’ clinical practice sites (usually their own schools). Application Deadline: March 15, 2010

7 Upcoming Cohort Fall 2010 Denver Public Schools Leadership Academy (DPSLA-6) Attend an Info Session to receive waiver of $50 application fee: April 28, 2010 or May 4, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. in the DPS Administration Building Board room (RSVP to Start Date: August 24, 2010 Location: DPS Administration Building, 900 Grant Street, Denver, CO Day/Time: Courses held on Tuesdays 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Application Deadline: June 15, 2010 Interview Date: TBA

8 Relationship of Clinical Practice to Program First SemesterSecond Semester Third SemesterFourth Semester Class Sessions (5 Credits) Clinical Practice (3 Credits) Goal Authoring Logs & Reflections Clinical Practice (3 Credits) Logs & Reflections Prof. Development Plan CP Evaluation Clinical practice gained at student’s own school with the support and supervision of the principal

9 Learning Domains Leadership for Engaging Families and the Community in School Goals Leadership and Advocacy for the Learning Environment (School Improvement) Leadership and Stewardship of the Teaching Environment (Supervision – Evaluation) Leadership and Operations Management of the School Organization (Law, Finance, Policy)

10 Leadership for Engaging Families and the Community in School Goals Ethics, Core Values, and Leadership Platform Project School Culture and Equity Project Family-Community Engagement Project Vision-Mission Project

11 Leadership and Advocacy for the Learning Environment School Improvement: Quality School Project School Improvement: Data Analysis Project School Improvement: Curriculum Project School Improvement: Planning

12 Leadership and Stewardship of the Teaching Environment Evaluation Cycles (Supervision Calendar, Evaluation Cycles, and Supervision Tools Project) Instructional Leadership Work Sample (Supervisory Platform, Instructional Conversations, and Instructional Leadership Work Sample Project)

13 Leadership and Operations Management of the School Organization Legal Audit No Child Left Behind and School Budget Project

14 Program Costs (Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Summer 2010) Credit HoursResident TuitionNon-Resident Tuition 0-1$349$1,126 2$698$2,252 3$1,047$3,378 4$1,396$4,504 5$1,745$5,630 6$2,094$6,756 7$2,443$7,882 8$2,792$9,008 9$3,139$10,134

15 Financial Support Office of Financial Aid Scholarship Resource Center services/resources/Scholarships services/resources/Scholarships School of Education & Human Development Scholarship Information Talk to your school district!

16 An Investment National average salaries in public schools as of (Educational Research Service) PrincipalAssistant Principal Senior High School $92,965$75,121 Jr. High/ Middle School 87,86673,020 Elementary School 82,41467,735

17 Graduate Degree Options Three additional courses (9 semester credits) earns a graduate degree Credits usually taken after 32-credit licensure program, and may be transferred in from another institution Master of Arts (M.A.) For those who do not already have a master’s degree, or who specifically need an M.A. Education Specialist (Ed.S.) For those who already have a master’s degree

18 Master of Arts Degree Take one course from each of three categories: Educational research Educational foundations/multicultural education Educational psychology/special education See Academic Advisor for specific course listings. In final semester, complete comprehensive exam paper that is pages in length and tells how the three courses will help you in your role as a principal or administrator.

19 Education Specialist Degree Take all three courses in a single, focused area, to be determined by student and faculty advisor. In final semester, complete comprehensive exam paper that is pages in length and tells how the three courses will help you in your role as a principal or administrator.

20 Application Process: Materials Application checklist can be found at trativeLeadershipPolicyStudies.aspx Graduate Application Part 1 and In-State Tuition Classification form $50 application fee (see coupon in this presentation for fee waiver info for Summer 2010 admission) Resume Written Statement, explaining interests and goals in relation to the program Online written response – see checklist for more details Photocopy of current teaching or special services license (At least three years experience as a teacher or special services provider is preferred) Three letters of recommendation, including one from principal Two official transcripts in sealed envelopes from each previous college or university GRE scores may be required – depending on previous academic record Interviews may be required, depending upon the cohort (we will notify applicants if this is a requirement)

21 Application Process: Deadlines Summer 2010 Distance Learning Cohort – March 15, 2010 Fall 2010 DPS Cohort – June 15, 2010 Spring 2011 – October 15, 2010

22 Print out the Coupon to receive a Summer 2010 Application Fee Waiver Fee Waivers for students applying to Fall 2010 DPS cohort will be given at the face-to-face information sessions in DPS

23 Contact Information Rebecca Schell, ALPS Academic Advisor University of Colorado Denver School of Education & Human Development Phone: Office: 1380 Lawrence Street, suite 701


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