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- Application requirements: Online application, transcripts, minimum GPA of 2.75
- Deadline(s): May 1 deadline for summer start, July 15 for fall start and Dec. 15 for spring start
- Course Requirements: 4 courses (12 credits)
- Typical Course Load: Fall (1-2 courses), Spring (1-2 courses), Summer (1-2 courses)
- Time to Completion: 1 year
- Alumni Current Positions: Our graduates work at K-12 international private or public schools.
The Teacher Leadership certificate program is is targeted toward K-12 classroom teachers who wish to acquire school leadership skills without having to leave teaching. The Teacher Leadership program applies a systems approach to creating change as it develops leadership skills.
Students will learn how to:
- Facilitate communities of learning through organization-wide processes
- Inspire excellence in practice
- Confront barriers in the school's culture and structures
- Translate ideas into sustainable systems of action
- Nurture a culture of success
This Teacher Leadership certificate program is a 12 credit, non-degree program. The 12 credit hours earned in this program can be applied to the Master's Degree program once a student matriculates and is accepted into the degree program.
Those wishing to apply should complete the online application and send their official undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate transcripts. A minimum grade point average of 2.75 is required for undergraduate work.
Students may begin in any semester with an April 15 deadline for a summer start, July 15 for a fall start and Dec. 15 for a spring start.
|Course Number||Course Name||Credits|
|EDL 400||Organizational Leadership & Change Management||3|
|EDL 420||Data-Based Decision Making||3|
|EDL 424||Leadership: Self and Groups||3|
|EDL 422||Curriculum Management for the School Executive||3|
Course descriptions can be found in the course catalog.
NOTE: If you are working on your Lehigh Certificate and plan to enroll as a Master's student you must first apply (and be offered acceptance) to become a Master's student in the College of Education.