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2015-2016 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ELP 662 - EdD-Colloquium VI: Leadership and Change at the District Level

Credits 1
Requirements: PreReq: ELP 581, 582, 583, 584, 661 or permission of instructorLecture / 1 hours per week
Students and faculty analyze and debate the various roles and responsibilities of the public school superintendent in managing and leading change at the District Level. The colloquium will include topics such as developing and communicating a mission and vision for the school district: promoting appropriate uses of instructional technologies; developing and implementing professional development plans to improve student learning; encouraging experimentation and evaluation of new pedagogical approaches; community relations, professional accountability, district maintenance and operations, relationships with other school districts and educational agencies; and assuring high academic expectations for students and teachers. Students will also analyze and debate the relationship with the school boards and committees as well as politicians and their potential conflictive and contributive relationships with them.