Educational Policy and Leadership Advanced Graduate Certificate in School District Leadership Program
Admission to the School District Leadership program is limited to candidates who have completed the EPL advanced graduate certificate program in School Building Leadership (or its equivalent) and possess a Masters or CAS Degree in Educational Administration or School Leadership, or in education or a related area.
Program of Study (15 credits)
Required Courses – 15 credits:
Epl 623 School Board and Community-School Relations (3)
Epl 631 Economics of Education II (3)
Epl 673 Advanced Human Resources Policies in Education (3)
Epl 770 Law and School District Leadership (3)
Epl 780 Advanced Seminar in Educational Leadership (3)
Additional Program/NYSED Requirements:
Please note: This program is licensure qualifying. Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions. If applicants have concerns about this matter please contact the Dean’s Office of the intended academic program.
As an approved teacher preparation program with the New York State Education Department, there may be additional certification requirements applicable. These requirements may include, but are not limited to additional workshops. Certification procedures and requirements are outlined on the School of Education’s Teacher Certification website (https://www.albany.edu/education/pathways-education-center). This program is approved for licensure or certification in New York State and the institution has not made a determination regarding the educational requirements for any other state.