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1 University of Virginia Curry School of Education Educational Leadership Program

2 Logistics Choose one of the following audio options: TO USE YOUR COMPUTER'S AUDIO: When the webinar begins, you will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended. --OR-- TO USE YOUR TELEPHONE: If you prefer to use your phone, you must select "Use Telephone" after joining the webinar and call in using the numbers provided. They are unique to each webinar. Control Box Use red arrow in upper right hand side of screen to open and close control box.

3 Questions Participants will be muted throughout the webinar to minimize feedback and background noise but we want to answer your questions. Questions: Post your questions in the “Question” box in the upper right hand area of your screen. Presentation content is organized into two segments: –Initial preparation and licensure (certificate, MEd, & EdS) –Advanced preparation (EdD) The presenters will answer questions at the end of both segments. Survey (our questions for you): Please complete our 7-item survey on program delivery preferences at the end of this webinar.

4 Presenters Dr. Pamela D. Tucker Professor & Program Coordinator Educational Leadership Program Dr. Denny Berry Assistant Professor & Coordinator Northern Virginia Programs For more information: study/administration-supervision 4

5 In the 2015 U.S. News and World Report rankings, Curry's Educational Leadership program was ranked 7 th in the nation. Quality

6 Great Faculty Full- time Faculty Denny Berry Sara Dexter Dan Duke Dan Player Pamela Tucker Michelle Young

7 Great Faculty Kim Dockery Billy Haun Jamelle Wilson Steve Geyer Stewart Roberson Phyllis Pajardo Bob Staley Mahri Aste Thomas Taylor Beth Baptist Amy Goodloe Sherri Lewis Melaney mackin Laurie McCullough Sandra Mitchell Tami White Pat Wiedel Adjunct Faculty

8 Great Students Graduates 28 Certificate 24 M.Ed. 36 Ed.S. 10 Ed.D. 3 Ph.D.

9 Purposes Initial preparation of school leaders (Cert., MEd, & EdS) –Principals –Assistant principals Advanced preparation of educational leaders –Superintendents & Central office positions (EdD) –Development of future researchers/faculty in Educational Leadership (PhD)

10 Program Options School Leadership Preparation Certificate Masters of Education (MEd) Education Specialist (EdS) Advanced Leadership Preparation Doctorate of Education (EdD) Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)

11 Educational Leadership Program School Leadership Preparation

12 School Leadership Preparation The Education Specialist degree, Masters degree and Administration & Supervision certificate prepare teachers to be school leaders. The Administration & Supervision certificate requires: –A masters degree in a related educational field –No GRE scores –30 hours of coursework & 3 hours of internship credit –Successful completion of the SLLA The MEd degree requires: –A bachelors degree –GRE scores for admission –33 hours of coursework & 3 hours of internship credit –Successful completion of a comprehensive exam and the SLLA The EdS degee requires: –A masters degree in a related educational field –GRE scores for admission –30 hours of coursework & 3 hours of internship credit –Successful completion of a comprehensive exam and the SLLA 12

13 Program Basics Admission Requirements –Online application –Decisions made three times a year – 2/1, 6/1, 10/15 Advising –Students are assigned an advisor upon admission -Students may take courses as planned with their advisor -Courses are available on a published schedule Length of Study –Part-time enrollment: 1-2 courses/semester –Typically 2-3 years depending on course load Computer Access - Internet access required for hybrid courses

14 Course of Study Coursework (30 credit hours) Schools as Professional Learning Communities Public School Administration Human Resource ManagementSchool & Community Relations Issues in the PrincipalshipSchool Finance School LawIntroduction to Supervision of Instruction Leadership in Low Performing SchoolsTechnology Leadership Administrative Internship (3 credit hours) School Leadership Preparation Approved program for Administrative Certificate, MEd* and EdS * MEd requires 3 additional credit hours of an elective.

15 Endorsement VDOE Requirements for K12 Administration & Supervision Endorsement A candidate for the add-on endorsement must have: 1) A masters degree 2) Completed three years of successful, full-time experience in a public school or accredited nonpublic school in an instructional personnel position that requires licensure in Virginia 3)Completed an approved program of study in administration and supervision 4)Completed a 320 hour internship 5)Passed the School Leaders’ Licensure Assessment (SLLA) 15

16 Strong Applicants  Committed, talented educators who have  Strong academic credentials  Evidence of leadership potential  Interest in reflection and inquiry  Desire to improve educational programs for students  GRE scores in the average range for degree programs (MEd & EdS)

17 Where? Ruffner Hall 405 Emmet Street Charlottesville, VA Across the street from Central Grounds parking

18 Where? UVA/VT Northern Virginia Center 7054 Haycock Road Falls Church, Virginia Next to the West Falls Church Metro Station

19 Where? UVA Richmond Center 2810 North Parham Road Suite 300 Richmond, VA 23294

20 What is the Cost? 1 K-12 Virginia Educator discounted tuition 2 $309/credit hour (in-state) $684/credit hour (out-of-state) Regular Tuition $769/credit hour (in-state) $1287/credit hour (out-of-state) Fees $20/credit hour Off-Grounds Fee 1 Based on tuition costs 2 Tuition rate applies for 2 three-credit courses per semester.

21 Questions on School Leadership Preparation Programs? 21

22 Educational Leadership Program Advanced Leadership Preparation

23 Doctoral Programs EdDPhD Practice-focusedResearch-focused Part-time (3-4 years)Full-time (4 years) Upper level leadership rolesFaculty or research positions Offered in Northern Virginia onlyOffered in Charlottesville only Discounted Educator RateFully Funded Financial Aid Packages Contact: Denny BerryContact: Pamela Tucker

24 ExSEL Program Real-world challenges of educational leaders –Fundamentals of Leadership Theory –Cognitive Dimensions of Leadership –Vision, Planning & Strategizing for Success –Designing Learning Environments –Optimizing Human Capital in Organizations –Developing Organizational Capacity Executive Studies in Educational Leadership

25 Admissions Process Two-tiered selection process Screening based on paper credentials and current leadership position Selection based on face-to-face Saturday session featuring –An introduction to the program and Q&A –Case study exercise –Elevator speech on leadership –Individual interviews –Writing sample

26 Program of Study Integration of theory, experience, and research. First and second year: Strong core of theory and research Field-based practicum projects Customized areas of specialization Third year: Study of a problem of practice culminating in a Capstone Dissertation

27 Overview of Coursework Core leadership courses (18 hours) –6 courses that address the key facets of leadership Foundations of Leadership Theory Cognitive Dimensions of Leadership Visioning, Planning & Strategizing for Success Designing Learning Environments Optimizing Human Capital in Organizations Developing Organizational Capacity Research sequence (12 hours) –4 courses taught in tandem with leadership courses –Focus on applied research methods and program evaluation

28 Overview of Coursework Electives (30 hours) –Transfer credits from master’s degree (up to 18 hours) –Capstone Seminar –Offerings at the Northern Virginia Center Social Foundations Reading Special Education Capstone Dissertation (12 hours)

29 Course Delivery Weekend classes and summer residencies Week-long course during first summer to build collegiality and appreciation for the diversity of experiences and perspectives of the group members. High-impact weekends of Fridays/Saturdays once a month throughout year.

30 Program of Study – Year 1 Evidence Centered Leadership/ Disciplined Inquiry Leadership Cohort Classes Year 1 Summer Fall Spring Foundations of Applied Research Course #1 Applied Research Course #2 1.Fundamentals of Leadership Theory 2. Cognitive Dimensions of Leadership 3. Envisioning the Possibilities 4. Designing Learning Environments

31 Program of Study – Year 2 Evidence Centered Leadership/ Disciplined Inquiry Leadership Cohort Classes Year 2 Summer Fall Spring Applied Research Course #3 Applied Research Course #4 (Electives) 5. Optimizing Human Capital in Organizations 6. Developing Organizational Capacity

32 Program of Study – Year 3 Evidence Centered Leadership/ Disciplined Inquiry Leadership Cohort Classes Year 3 Summer Fall Spring Capstone Capstone (electives)

33 Questions on the ExSEL program? For more information supervision

34 Contact Information Dr. Pamela D. Tucker Professor & Program Coordinator Educational Leadership Program Dr. Denny Berry Assistant Professor & Coordinator Northern Virginia Programs For more information: study/administration-supervision


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