Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency - Spring 2016 Cohort

Tentative course schedule
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Spring 2016
EDLEAD
7319
Power, Politics, and Ethics in School District Leadership
Identifies critical roles of teacher leaders and network of individuals/agencies/organizations that impact education system. Develops understanding of how to identify community's power structure and use power/political skills in ethical ways to improve student achievement. Prerequisite(s): Consent of program coordinator.
3 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7389
Seminar in Educational Leadership
Offered on special topics as determined and scheduled by the department. May be repeated. Limited to post-master's students
2 unit(s)
Summer 2016
EDLEAD
7391
Internship in Educational Leadership
Advanced supervised experience to further develop skills. May be repeated. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): consent of advisor.
1-9 unit(s)

-- 1 unit(s); May term; Work toward development of Internship Plan

EDLEAD
7315
Leading Teaching, Learning and Assessment
Focus on what boards of education need to know and be able to do; and the leadership role of the board/superintendent team for improving student achievement by sharing culture and conditions within the school district that contribute to productive change. Prerequisite(s): students must be enrolled in the superintendency preparation program cohort or doctoral program in educational leadership or have permission of instructor.
3 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7389
Seminar in Educational Leadership
Offered on special topics as determined and scheduled by the department. May be repeated. Limited to post-master's students.
1 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7391
Internship in Educational Leadership
Advanced supervised experience to further develop skills. May be repeated. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): consent of advisor.
1-9 unit(s)

-- 2 unit(s)

Fall 2016
EDLEAD
7340
Funding the Educational Program for Improved Student Achievement
Focus on how public schools in U.S. are funded, with special attention to funding public schools in Iowa. Major emphasis on funding and allocation of resources for the improvement of student achievement.
3 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7391
Internship in Educational Leadership
Advanced supervised experience to further develop skills. May be repeated. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): consent of advisor.
1-9 unit(s)

-- 2 unit(s)

Spring 2017
EDLEAD
7311
Educational Leadership and Systems Change
Examination of knowledge base for both change and leadership. Emphasis on understanding how change factors and leadership styles interact to influence receptiveness to and acceptance of change. Prerequisite(s): doctoral status or consent of college. (Same as POSTSEC 7311 (170:311))
3 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7391
Internship in Educational Leadership
Advanced supervised experience to further develop skills. May be repeated. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): consent of advisor.
1-9 unit(s)

-- 2 unit(s)
Course details

Summer 2017
EDLEAD
7318
Evaluation of Administrators
Provides superintendents and other educational leaders with knowledge and skills necessary in the supervision and evaluation process in K-12 schools. The Iowa Professional Development Model serves as a foundation for this course. Prerequisite(s): students must be enrolled in the superintendency preparation program cohort or the doctoral program. The instructor may grant special permission to graduate students outside educational leadership.
2 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7389
Seminar in Educational Leadership
Offered on special topics as determined and scheduled by the department. May be repeated. Limited to post-master's students.
1 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7310
Human Resource Administration
Teacher selection and placement, promotion, tenure, collective bargaining and retirement; administration of pupil personnel facilitating services.
3 unit(s)
Fall 2017
EDLEAD
7346
School Business Management
Develops the rationale for the function of school business administration. Assists school administrators in managing business affairs and auxiliary services of the school district. Prerequisite(s): EDLEAD 7340 (270:340); master's degree in Educational Leadership or the Principalship certification.
3 unit(s)
EDLEAD
7391
Internship in Educational Leadership
Advanced supervised experience to further develop skills. May be repeated. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite(s): consent of advisor.
1-9 unit(s)