Teacher Leadership Academic Certificate
MAE 640I - Leading Professional Learning
Discusses how to effectively plan and facilitate quality professional learning in schools/districts. Through research and adult learning theory application, covers how to advance and support critical reflection to improve student learning.
MAE 640J - Leading Collaborative Cultures
Provides educators with the skills needed to help foster an environment of collaboration within a larger setting. Analyzes the components necessary for establishing a culture of collective responsibility, advocacy, problem solving and decision making that benefit students, parents and colleagues.
MAE 640K - Leadership for Inclusion & Equity
Provides skills needed to create equitable and inclusive learning and working environments that emphasize respect for diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Identifies, promotes and facilitates differentiated professional learning, as well as fosters reflection upon culturally responsive teaching. Covers modeling, teaching, and advocating for equitable and ethical practices at all levels within the educational system: classroom, grade-level, school, district and state.
MAE 640L - Fostering Change for Teaching/Learning
Covers how to teach and support colleagues in the collection, analysis, and communication of student data to improve student learning, facilitate school improvement, and promote change. Through inquiry and collaboration, explores how to engage in trust-building, negotiation, and teamwork to advocate for professional learning and become effective change agents. Includes training on the new teacher effectiveness evaluation process as well as how to promote meaningful change, provide effective feedback and influence educational policy.