M.S.- Master of Science; Ed.S.- Specialist in Education
The principal is the person responsible for all the activities that occur in and around the school building. It is the principal's leadership that sets the tone of the school, the climate for learning, the level of professionalism and morale of teachers, and the degree of concern for what students may or may not become. A school administrator is an educational leader who promotes the success of all students by facilitating the development of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community; sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth; ensuring management of the organization to ensure a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment; collaborates with families and community members; acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner; and is understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context. Completing the Master of Science in Educational Administration degree program offered by Fort Hays State University will enable school leaders to demonstrate competency in the standards as developed by the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC).
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