2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

EDUC 61627 Innovative School Leadership

School leaders must work well with their staff members in order to successfully lead their buildings.  Effective leaders implement human resource functions, develop and sustain a professional culture of engagement and commitment to the education of the whole child, develop and support positive workplace conditions, and implement systems of supervision and evaluation.  This course focuses on the systems that support the hiring and improvement of the school personnel that develop and sustain staff members' shared vision and goals, that promote staff member's leadership and professional growth, and that provide feedback to effectively improve student learning.  Class members will be involved in evaluating existing systems and the creation and revision of systems to meet the needs of learners.