Administration and Supervision, Ed.S. (State Credential Track, Wisconsin)
This program is designed to prepare fully certified and experienced teachers for educational administration and supervision.
In Wisconsin, this sequence of courses qualifies the candidate for licensure in two areas, Director of Instruction (10) and Principal (51). For more details, visit the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admission Requirements, this program requires:
- A copy of the applicants valid and active Wisconsin Initial Educator (20) or Professional Educator (30 or 40) license
- At least one academic year of teaching under an Initial Educator (20) license or a Professional Educator (30 or 40) license. Candidates with an Initial Educator (20) license will be required to sign a limitation form stating that they understand that they will not be eligible for the Wisconsin Principal (51) or Director of Instruction (10) licenses until they provide evidence of possession of a Wisconsin Professional Educators License (30 or 40).
- Passing score on the Praxis
- A written statement of leadership experience and aspirations: Briefly describe your most significant experience as a leader (formally or informally) and elaborate on how this experience inspired you to pursue a degree in leadership.
- A written statement of social justice, diversity and equity: Briefly describe a social issue about which you feel deeply committed or passionate. How have you been actively involved with this issue?
- A written statement of instruction: Briefly describe a significant instructional learning experience you have had in the past year. What data or information drove that learning experience? How did you change? What impact did that change have on you?
- A letter of recommendation
- Faculty review of all candidate credentials and written statements
- Requires 30 SH for completion
- Requires an internship
|EDL520||Leading Diverse Schools||
|EDL521||Building School Community Partnerships||
|EDL522||Leading Student-Centered Schools||
|EDL523||Navigating School and Special Education Law||
|EDL524||Negotiating and Resolving Conflicts in Education Communities||
|EDL525||Decision-Making for Educational Systems and Organizations||
|EDL526||Realizing Vision through Technical, Human and Financial Resources||
|EDL527||Guaranteeing a Differentiated and Coherent Curriculum||
|EDL528||Maintaining Accountability with Data Use and Program Evaluation||
|EDL529||Improving Instruction through Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development||
|EDL570||Internship Seminar I: Organizing Leadership Competency Demonstrations||
|EDL571||Internship Seminar II: Resume Building and Professional Writing for Educational Leaders||
|EDL572||Internship Seminar III: Demonstrating School Leadership Competence||
|EDL598||Administration and Supervision Internship||
The Wisconsin internship covers the requirements for both Principal (51) and Director
of Instruction (10) licensure. Candidates are required to complete three hundred (300)
hours of internship in the following manner: one hundred (100) hours focused on principal
licensure, one hundred (100) hours focused on director of instruction licensure, and one
hundred (100) hours of "choice" internship that can focus either on the Principal or Director
of Instruction licensure, depending on the career aspirations of the candidate. In addition,
students are required to complete at least thirty (30) hours of internship of the 300 total in an
educational setting that is culturally different from their own current educational context.
All school-based supervisors for internship will meet state requirements and complete an
online learning module to ensure that they meet the legal qualifications for internship
supervision, understand the Wisconsin Administrator Standards, and are familiar with the two
(2) evaluations that must be submitted throughout the program for the candidates' online