2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    Nov 15, 2019  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDL 768 - Urban Policies and Leadership

Credits: Three (3)
In this course, the candidate will learn about the uniqueness of urban schools and their issues from a historical and cultural perspective, the transfer of skills and tools learned in other courses within this program to urban districts, the technical aspects of running a large organization, the important, and sometimes contentious relationship between an urban superintendent and a large and often politicized Board of Education, working with the governmental and political process including the larger business community to create partnerships, dealing with difficult people, and creating effective policy. Issues of social justice and equity will be examined.