University of Virginia ExSEL Program

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University of Virginia
Curry School of Education
Educational Leadership Program
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– Initial preparation and licensure (certificate, MEd, & EdS)
– Advanced preparation (EdD)
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Presenters
Dr. Pamela D. Tucker
Professor & Program Coordinator
Educational Leadership Program
[email protected]
Dr. Denny Berry
Assistant Professor & Coordinator
Northern Virginia Programs
[email protected]
For more information:
http://curry.virginia.edu/academics/areas-ofstudy/administration-supervision
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Quality
In the 2015 U.S. News and World Report rankings,
Curry's Educational Leadership program was ranked
7th in the nation.
Great Faculty
Full- time Faculty
• Denny Berry
• Sara Dexter
• Dan Duke
• Dan Player
• Pamela Tucker
• Michelle Young
Great Faculty
Adjunct Faculty
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Kim Dockery
Billy Haun
Jamelle Wilson
Steve Geyer
Stewart Roberson
Phyllis Pajardo
Bob Staley
Mahri Aste
Thomas Taylor
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Beth Baptist
Amy Goodloe
Sherri Lewis
Melaney mackin
Laurie McCullough
Sandra Mitchell
Tami White
Pat Wiedel
Great Students
2012-2013 Graduates
• 28 Certificate
• 24 M.Ed.
• 36 Ed.S.
• 10 Ed.D.
• 3 Ph.D.
Purposes
• Initial preparation of
school leaders (Cert.,
MEd, & EdS)
– Principals
– Assistant principals
• Advanced preparation
of educational leaders
– Superintendents &
Central office positions
(EdD)
– Development of future
researchers/faculty in
Educational Leadership
(PhD)
Program Options
School
Leadership
Preparation
Advanced
Leadership
Preparation
Certificate
Doctorate of
Education
(EdD)
Masters of
Education
(MEd)
Doctorate of
Philosophy
(PhD)
Education
Specialist
(EdS)
Educational Leadership
Program
School Leadership Preparation
School Leadership Preparation
The Education Specialist degree, Masters degree and Administration
& Supervision certificate prepare teachers to be school leaders.
The Administration & Supervision certificate requires:
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A masters degree in a related educational field
No GRE scores
30 hours of coursework & 3 hours of internship credit
Successful completion of the SLLA
The MEd degree requires:
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A bachelors degree
GRE scores for admission
33 hours of coursework & 3 hours of internship credit
Successful completion of a comprehensive exam and the SLLA
The EdS degee requires:
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A masters degree in a related educational field
GRE scores for admission
30 hours of coursework & 3 hours of internship credit
Successful completion of a comprehensive exam and the SLLA
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Program Basics
• Admission Requirements
– Online application
– Decisions made three times a year – 2/1, 6/1, 10/15
• Advising
– Students are assigned an advisor upon admission
- Students may take courses as planned with their advisor
- Courses are available on a published schedule
• Length of Study
– Part-time enrollment: 1-2 courses/semester
– Typically 2-3 years depending on course load
• Computer Access
- Internet access required for hybrid courses
Course of Study
School Leadership Preparation
Approved program for Administrative Certificate, MEd* and EdS
Coursework (30 credit hours)
Schools as Professional Learning
Communities
Public School Administration
Human Resource Management
School & Community Relations
Issues in the Principalship
School Finance
School Law
Introduction to Supervision of
Instruction
Leadership in Low Performing Schools Technology Leadership
Administrative Internship (3 credit hours)
* MEd requires 3 additional credit hours of an elective.
Endorsement
VDOE Requirements for K12 Administration &
Supervision Endorsement
A candidate for the add-on endorsement must have:
1) A masters degree
2) Completed three years of successful, full-time experience in a
public school or accredited nonpublic school in an
instructional personnel position that requires licensure in
Virginia
3) Completed an approved program of study in administration
and supervision
4) Completed a 320 hour internship
5) Passed the School Leaders’ Licensure Assessment (SLLA)
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Strong Applicants
Committed, talented educators who have
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Strong academic credentials
Evidence of leadership potential
Interest in reflection and inquiry
Desire to improve educational programs for students
GRE scores in the average range for degree
programs (MEd & EdS)
Where?
Ruffner Hall
405 Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Across the street from Central
Grounds parking
Where?
UVA/VT Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Road
Falls Church, Virginia 22043
Next to the West Falls Church Metro Station
Where?
UVA Richmond Center
2810 North Parham Road
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23294
What is the Cost?1
K-12 Virginia Educator discounted tuition2
$309/credit hour (in-state)
$684/credit hour (out-of-state)
Regular Tuition
$769/credit hour (in-state)
$1287/credit hour (out-of-state)
Fees
$20/credit hour Off-Grounds Fee
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on 2014-2015 tuition costs
2Tuition rate applies for 2 three-credit courses per semester.
Questions on School Leadership
Preparation Programs?
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Educational Leadership
Program
Advanced Leadership Preparation
Doctoral Programs
EdD
PhD
Practice-focused
Research-focused
Part-time (3-4 years)
Full-time (4 years)
Upper level leadership roles
Faculty or research positions
Offered in Northern Virginia only
Offered in Charlottesville only
Discounted Educator Rate
Fully Funded Financial Aid Packages
Contact: Denny Berry
Contact: Pamela Tucker
ExSEL Program
Executive Studies in Educational Leadership
Real-world challenges of
educational leaders
– Fundamentals of Leadership
Theory
– Cognitive Dimensions of
Leadership
– Vision, Planning & Strategizing for
Success
– Designing Learning Environments
– Optimizing Human Capital in
Organizations
– Developing Organizational
Capacity
Admissions Process
Two-tiered selection process
• Screening based on paper credentials and current
leadership position
• Selection based on face-to-face Saturday session
featuring
– An introduction to the program and Q&A
– Case study exercise
– Elevator speech on leadership
– Individual interviews
– Writing sample
Program of Study
• Integration of theory, experience, and research.
• First and second year: Strong core of theory
and research
• Field-based practicum projects
• Customized areas of specialization
• Third year: Study of a problem of practice
culminating in a Capstone Dissertation
Overview of Coursework
• Core leadership courses (18 hours)
– 6 courses that address the key facets of leadership
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Foundations of Leadership Theory
Cognitive Dimensions of Leadership
Visioning, Planning & Strategizing for Success
Designing Learning Environments
Optimizing Human Capital in Organizations
Developing Organizational Capacity
• Research sequence (12 hours)
– 4 courses taught in tandem with leadership courses
– Focus on applied research methods and program
evaluation
Overview of Coursework
• Electives (30 hours)
– Transfer credits from master’s degree (up to 18
hours)
– Capstone Seminar
– Offerings at the Northern Virginia Center
• Social Foundations
• Reading
• Special Education
• Capstone Dissertation (12 hours)
Course Delivery
• Weekend classes and summer residencies
• Week-long course during first summer to build
collegiality and appreciation for the diversity of
experiences and perspectives of the group
members.
• High-impact weekends of Fridays/Saturdays once
a month throughout year.
Program of Study – Year 1
Evidence Centered
Leadership/ Disciplined
Inquiry
Year 1
Summer
Leadership Cohort
Classes
1. Fundamentals of
Leadership Theory
2. Cognitive Dimensions of
Leadership
Fall
Spring
Foundations of Applied
Research Course #1
3. Envisioning the
Possibilities
Applied Research Course #2
4. Designing Learning
Environments
Program of Study – Year 2
Evidence Centered
Leadership/ Disciplined
Inquiry
Year 2
Summer
Leadership Cohort
Classes
(Electives)
Fall
Applied Research Course #3
5. Optimizing Human
Capital in Organizations
Spring
Applied Research Course #4
6. Developing
Organizational Capacity
Program of Study – Year 3
Evidence Centered
Leadership/
Disciplined Inquiry
Leadership Cohort
Classes
Year 3
Summer
Capstone
(electives)
Fall
Capstone
Spring
Capstone
Questions on the ExSEL program?
For more information
http://curry.virginia.edu/academics/areas-of-study/administrationsupervision
Contact Information
Dr. Pamela D. Tucker
Professor & Program Coordinator
Educational Leadership Program
[email protected]
Dr. Denny Berry
Assistant Professor & Coordinator
Northern Virginia Programs
[email protected]
For more information:
http://curry.virginia.edu/academics/areas-ofstudy/administration-supervision

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