Literacy Leadership Track

The literacy leadership track is designed to create literacy advocates both in the classroom and the school community. These specialized classes will help you improve student achievement by focusing the energy of your school on each child's growth as a learner. Learn to lead both novice and experienced peers, and explore best practices for:

  • Mentoring teachers in order to improve the teaching of literacy
  • Developing an effective peer-to-peer coaching network
  • Researching in an educational setting
Required Courses (21 credits):
Course Title Credits
EDL 501 Teacher Leadership to Transform School Culture 3
EDL 503 Leading the Instructional Program to Improve Student Learning 6
EDL 505 Research-based Literacy Practices 3
EDL 509 Leading School Improvement 6
EDL 525 Diversity in the Classroom and School Community 3
Literacy Leadership Track (9 credits):
EDL 511 Cycles of Inquiry within the Literacy Classroom 3
EDL 513 Coaching Teachers of Literacy 3
EDL 515 Action Research in Literacy Leadership 3

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.