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This program prepares licensed educators to advance their profession by helping them to be instructional leaders, teacher mentors and coaches, and policy experts.  Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in their schools and professional associations.

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Description of Program

The mission of the teacher leadership program in the College of Education is to advance the teaching profession with education professionals who have deep understanding and application of leadership in instruction, mentoring/coaching, policy, advocacy, and professional associations.

The Master of Education degree with a concentration in teacher leadership is designed to provide school-related professionals with opportunities to advance their knowledge and skills in application of leadership within the classroom, school, community, and beyond.  Aligned with national competencies for teacher leadership, the program prepares professionals for sound problem-solving, effective communication, skillful collaboration, and application of critical leadership attributes.

Degrees Offered

Master of Education (M.Ed. )


Teacher Leadership


Teacher Leadership

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