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Teacher Leadership Certificate

Teacher Leadership Certificate

Teacher Leadership: Professional Learning & Technology Certificate

Professional roles in education are rapidly changing as learners' needs evolve. This graduate certificate brings together faculty and students seeking to support working educators in ongoing professional development and learning activities, helping them become more effective and productive in their jobs. Focus is on the professional development needs of K12 teachers and those of higher educators and workplace learners. Applying principles of adult learning, instructional design, and change leadership, this certificate uses a variety of methods (mentoring, coaching, site-based communities, e-learning resources, workshops) to support professional growth and accountability in ways that meet the needs of the future's adult workplace learners. 

Certificate Structure

The certificate consists of three courses and each course is worth three graduate credit hours.

Certificate Format​



All courses are three graduate credit hours. Tuition is $373/credit, plus student fees.

Related Degree Programs

EdD, Leadership for Educational Equity

Courses Term Offered
• INTE 7110: Mentoring, Coaching and Training
In this course, students examine research surrounding the design and delivery of professional learning (PL) programs in K20 and workplace settings. Projects and activities address: adult learning; PL models; design and; performance support and evaluation; career development and digital presence; and online tools.
INTE 7130: Improving Workplace Performance
In this course, students develop and evaluate large-scale learning initiatives in K20 and workplace settings. Topics include: frameworks for evaluating job performance based on professional learning standards; planning, delivering, and evaluating professional learning initiatives; research models; and performance improvement tools and resources.

INTE 7150: Engaging in Education Advocacy
This course will look at the theoretical foundations and critical issues of advocacy, elements of advocacy planning, and strategies for action.


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