Progressive Leadership for Labor in Education, Certificate of Advanced Study

This program is designed for progressive teachers and school district leaders who wish to or need to prepare for leadership of school human resources and compensation programs. With a focus on creating productive systems for working collaboratively, graduates of the program will learn the theory, knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to become the next generation of education leaders as voices for quality education, powerful teaching, good schools and principled relationships.

In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admissions Requirements, applicants must:

  • Submit a written statement organized around three specific questions related to their experiences, professional goals and vision for progressive leadership for labor in education

This certificate requires:

  • 35 SH
  • Field study
  • An internship

Required Courses

EDL561Foundations and History of Teacher Unions and Educational Labor

EDL562Leadership in Labor and Education

EDL563Systems for Labor and Education Reform

EDL564Labor Leadership for Improving Teaching and Learning

EDL565Labor Leadership in Action

EDL591AField Study/Educational Leadership/Progressive Leadership for Labor in Education

EDL592Internship: Progressive Leadership for Labor Education