School Building Leader AGC
The 35 credit Advanced Graduate Certificate program in School Building Leadership includes coursework designed to prepare students for NYS certification as a School Building Leader (such as building principal). In addition to completing the program, students must successfully pass the NYS examination for School Building Leaders.
Educational Administration & Policy Studies
School or College:
School of Education
Transcripts, 3 Letters of recommendation with the cover form, Prior teaching certificate, Masters Degree, Statement of goals, Resume, Educational Leadership Essay (see Special Notes below)
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Must have a Masters degree in ed or related area, permanent or professional certificate in teaching or pupil personnel. The letter of recommendation form MUST be submitted. Cannot use letters, statement of goals or resume submitted for a prior application. Late applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
Please type one essay of no more than 800 words each from among the three possible topics below:
i. Summarize the leadership activities in which you have been involved in recent years and explain how these experiences reflect your vision of and capacity for leadership.
ii. Identify a problem or challenge in a school, school-related organization, or your professional life generally and write an analysis in which you assess the issues(s), describe effective strategies for addressing the issue(s), and make clear the implications for the exercise of effective leadership in the situation.
iii. Describe a problem of educational policy decision-making, policy content, or policy implementation, and explain how a deeper understanding of policy or the policy process could improve the situation.
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