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School of Education and Human Development
 

Administrator License: Executive Leadership Program


Are you an education leader ready to take on an executive role at the district level? The University of Colorado Denver's Executive Leadership Program offers a one-year, 12 semester credit certificate that leads to CDE administrator licensure and prepares participants to land a position and run a school district.

Train with experienced and successful superintendents to:

  • Develop a 100-day kick-off plan for your first months on the job
  • Analyze and develop strategies for strengthening board relationships
  • Build an accountability and staff development project
  • Create a personnel and finance plan

Classes are conveniently scheduled to accommodate professional hours and commuting times: 12 weekend sessions in metro Denver combined with online work and hands-on clinical-practice - usually completed in participants' home districts.

We welcome applications from professionals across Colorado who have a master's degree and a minimum of five years leadership experience in education.

For more information, select from the above tabs and/or contact the Student Services Center at education@ucdenver.edu or 303-315-6300.

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The program consists of four courses, each worth three credit hours. 
Please review the application requirements for the Executive Leadership Program

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The cohort runs for 12 weekend classes. In-person instruction is integrated with online work and hands-on clinical-practice - usually completed in participants' home districts.

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Graduates of this program go on to become:
District leaders at a range of levels, including superintendent.

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