May 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

EDL 606 - Organizational Leadership in Schools


Credits: 3
Corequisite: EDL 658

This course is designed to be an overview of the theory and the practical components of leading organizations with specific emphasis on schools and school districts. Candidates will examine their own leadership skills and attributes and those associated with effective leadership. An introduction to systems thinking will allow candidates to understand that schools and school districts, as examples of all organizations, are living, dynamic entities and how that reality impacts leadership practice. Special attention will be placed on understanding change and leading change. Finally, each candidate will begin an Internship by selecting a mentor, preparing an Internship Proposal, and starting to acquire hours for that Internship.