Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership 1 (15 credits)

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Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed     Degree: Graduate Certificate Educational Leadersh 1

Program Requirements

This 15-credit program addresses the needs of experienced and aspiring school leaders who are taking increased responsibility for the students and communities they serve. The management of schools is increasingly seen as making a major contribution to the learning and personal development of students. The professional development of school leaders, educational reform, and school partnership form the basis for the program.

Course selection to be approved by Graduate Certificate Program Director.

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Faculty of Education—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 17, 2011) (disclaimer)