The Educational Specialist degree in Teacher Leadership is the University of Montevallo's online innovative, model program designed for certified and/or experienced educators who are interested in developing expertise in leading other educators in curriculum and instructional improvement across subject areas and grade levels, so as to advance their own practice and to serve as faculty-based leaders contributing to sustainable improvement in their schools. Built on scientifically-based research, this degree integrates the study of curriculum, instruction, sociocultural issues, and teacher leadership in a visionary model of collaborative leadership for quality student learning, curriculum design, and educational equity. Joint program offering provide both future Teacher Leaders and Instructional Leaders with the opportunity to work and learn together about the development and implementation of collaborative leadership in schools, a fundamental tenet for both programs.
Fully CACREP accredited program.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 30 credit hours
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Fringe Town
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999