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Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership

This online 32-credit program is built for full-time teachers who want to develop their leadership skills for current or future roles, completed as a series of certificates around the Teacher Leader Model Standards. Its innovative curriculum demonstrates a strong commitment to equity and collaboration, is convenient and individualized for the learner, and involves a unique partnership with the National Network of State Teachers of the Year. Teachers can choose modified tracks 1) where coursework builds the skills necessary for National Board candidacy, with an option for candidate support as the capstone project, or 2) where coursework can be used to apply for Massachusetts Professional License (Elementary 1-6; Math 1-6 and 5-8).

 Summer

3 courses / 6 credits

  • X.Educ 441: Fostering a Collaborative Culture for Learning*
  • X.Educ 467: Coaching, Mentoring, and Facilitating Instructional Improvements
  • X.Educ 456: Promoting Professional Learning*

Fall

1 course/4 credits

  • X.Educ 453: Foundations of Teacher Leadership and Global Education Reform

January

1 course/2 credits

  • X.Educ 457: Personal Leadership Growth and Articulation of Practice

Spring

1 course/4 credits

  • X.Educ 411: Policy Fluency: Current Issues in Education

Summer

3 courses/ 6 credits

  • X.Educ 413: Leading Colleagues Using Research: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice*
  • X.Educ 458: Owning Assessment and Data for Student Learning*
  • X.Educ 449: Equity and Social Justice: A Teacher’s Role

Fall

1 course/4 credits

  • X.Educ 454: Teachers as Agents of Change*

January

1 course/2 credits

  • X.Educ 442: Fostering Partnerships, Communication, and Collaboration

Spring

1 course/4 credit

  • X.Educ 489: Catapult! Capstone Project (Options: National Board candidacy, research, teacher leader internship, or individualized project based on Improvement Science)

 

 

*Indicates courses in partnership with the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY)