Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership

Educational Specialist in Instructional Leadership

An educational specialist degree in instructional leadership is available for candidates who hold a master of science degree and Class A certification in instructional leadership.

The purpose of this collaboration is to recruit gifted candidates with leadership potential into a customized preparation program that will prepare school leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to impact candidate achievement and to lead successful school improvement initiatives. The program encompasses essential competencies for improving schools, incorporates the Alabama Standards for Instructional Leaders delivered through rigorous academic study, and utilizes research-based “best practices” for adult learners. Through collaborative P-12-University partnerships, this Instructional Leadership program provides opportunities for candidates to demonstrate knowledge and abilities outlined in the Alabama Standards for Instructional Leaders while being involved in innovative site-based learning activities.

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