Innovative Instructional Leadership Program

The graduate certificate in Innovative Instructional Leadership helps teachers become more familiar with modern instructional practices.  

Instructors who want to improve traditional classroom and school practices are crucial to meet students’ needs and prepare them for the future. 

This graduate certificate provides educators with innovative instructional methods as well as guidance and hands-on experience with emerging technologies and pedagogical concepts meant to improve instruction. 

See the required courses for the Innovative Instructional Leadership graduate certificate program.

Certificate Objectives

  • Develop, deliver, and assess traditional and emerging learning environments focused on standards-based learning goals to accommodate the diverse academic needs of students in a variety of settings.
  • Explore digital-age communication and collaboration tools to develop and expand educators’ personal learning networks and provide diverse experiences for their learners while fostering digital literacy.
  • Examine strategies and techniques to motivate and foster a growth mindset culture and empower self-directed learners.
  • Evaluate student-centered pedagogies, design applied real-world learning experiences, and provide opportunities for learners to present their work to an authentic audience.
  • Engage as leaders in local and global communities to collaboratively create and share solutions to real-world issues facing students and schools today.
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Office Manager

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