The six-course sequence is designed to provide advanced studies and professional development for teachers holding a master’s degree. Based on the recommended changes in the licensure of school administrators by the VDOE, teachers who currently have a master’s degree can be eligible for preK-12 administration and supervision endorsement if they complete prescribed coursework which satisfied VDOE Alternative Licensure Requirements for Educational Leaders. This certificate satisfied the requirements set forth by the VDOE.
In most instances, the sequence will begin in the fall semester and conclude in the following fall session.
Applicants for the certificate must meet existing admissions standards for the Educational Leadership graduate program. In addition, persons seeking admission to the certificate must have a master’s degree and be under consideration for administrative duties or employment in a school division.