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EDLE 601 - Educational Leadership and School Reform

(3 credits)
As a gateway course in the CAGS and PM-LEAD programs for current and future school leaders, this course provides content knowledge and skills required for the development, promotion and commitment to core values that guide the development of a succinct, results-oriented mission statement and ongoing decision-making. A major objective of this course is to engage students to examine their core values and align their vision of education for the future reformers of schools/districts. The detailed review of major concepts of leadership theories is a second major objective. Students study the changing nature of modern organizations and critical leadership skills, including decision-making, team building and the fostering of collaboration in schools. As part of the process, students will begin the development of the electronic portfolio that will be used to showcase required program performance assessments. A 25-hour field experience is required. A 25 hour field experience is required.