The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership provides a program of professional preparation for aspiring and practicing school leaders. Grounded in the rich educational leadership literature supplemented by extensive faculty expertise and experience, the program provides a balance of research, policy and practice. This two year 40 credit program will adhere to the design principles outlined in the Ministry of Education's Voluntary Teacher Leadership Certificate — The Emerging Design. Graduates of our program will have demonstrated the knowledge, skills and attitudes of successful leaders as outlined in the Leadership Standards for BC Principals and Vice-Principals. These competencies are central to formal and informal leadership in schools.