Courses

All-Iowa Principalship Cohort

Master of Arts in Education (MAE)
 -or-
Advanced Studies Certificate (ASC)- PK-12*

 

Below are Course Requirements and Sample Sequence Planning for PK-12 Principalship/PK-12 Supervisor of Special Education. Courses are offered via the ICN on one weekday evening from 6-9 p.m. and online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system.  During the first summer, courses meet face-to-face on campus part time for three weeks, followed by three additional weeks via ICN and online using eLearning. Courses are subject to changes in which semester they are offered. A minimum of two years of teaching experience at any PK-12 grade level is required to enter the program. Three years of teaching experience at any PK-12 grade level is required for administrator licensure. A new cohort begins each August.

*Must have an approved Master's Degree for ASC Certification

 

Fall

EDLEAD 6206

Orientation to ISSL and Educational Leadership

2 units

 

EDLEAD 6247

School Management for Student Learning and Achievement

3 units

 

 

 

 

Spring

EDLEAD 6284

Evaluator Approval for Improved Student Learning

3 units

 

EDLEAD 6249

Leading, Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum (Web)

3 units

EDLEAD 6291 Internship: Seminar 1 unit
May Term EDLEAD 6245 Leadership for Effective Schools and Organizations 3 units

 

Summer

EDLEAD 6289

Seminar: School Leadership (3 Weeks)

2 units

 

EDLEAD 6232

School Governance, Law, and Intersystems Relations (6 Weeks)

3 units

 

Fall

EDLEAD 6282

Leading School Growth and Improvement

2 units

 

MEASRES 6205

Educational Research

3 units

EDLEAD 6291 Internship 1 unit

 

 

 

 

Spring

SPED 6260

Special Education Law and Policy             (6 Weeks)

3 units

 

EDLEAD 6235

 

EDLEAD 6225

Seminar: Community Connections

OR

Activities Administration (Web Elective)

2 units

 

   

 

May Term EDLEAD 6292

Capstone: ISSL (Web)

1 unit

Summer

EDLEAD 6289

Seminar: Technology & the Administrator (Web)

2 units

 

EDPSYCH 6214

Foundations of Instructional Psychology

3 units

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Units = 37

Additional Program Requirements:                         

  • Completion of Internship Reflections
  • Critical Element Reflective Research Papers 
  • Development and Presentation of Comprehensive School Leadership Portfolio