EDL*501 - Teacher Leadership to Transform School Culture
(3 cr.) This course investigates leadership concepts and principles and related research findings and practices with an emphasis on how leaders can transform school culture and develop the school as a community of learners. The course helps teacher-leaders understand leadership theory and behavior and how to promote positive school culture by building a sense of community, increasing the quality of collegial relationships and discourse, and establishing open and effective communications. Theoretical concepts of leadership are integrated along with practical applications for teacher-leaders.