NEW! EDPZ 509 Internship -Curriculum Coordinator (non masters)
- ID: 2531
This internship course is designed to prepare students for assuming the role of a curriculum coordinator/instructional leader through completion of practical field-based experiences and joint supervision of a school administrator and a member of the MEC faculty.
EDPV 596 Internship -Administrative Leadership (non-masters)
- ID: 2341
Non- Masters Students will examine the issues and trends in school leadership and the role of the standards movement on leadership, curriculum and instruction. They will also explore the role of school culture in creating an effective learning environment. Students are expected to define their current understandings of instructional leadership, consider realistic alternatives to existing…
EDPQ 554 ED Educational Leadership
- ID: 1537
This course will reflect on case studies with a focus on solutions and theoretical ideas. Students will become familiar with creating an environment to develop a vision and how to assess an organizational culture.
EDPV 543 Mass Customized Learning
- ID: 890
This course will examine the rationale for structural change, identify the proven technologies of today that make MCL possible, look at the potential MCL has to motivate learners to high achievement, describe highly professional teacher roles, and outline and concretely describe what school systems must do to make MCL a reality.
EDPU 511 Special Education Law for Administrators
- ID: 889
This course examines the legal bases of special education policy. Students will review legal issues and cases in the United States and in the State of Maine. Legal issues of importance to administrators employed in Maine are studied as well. Special Education law topics include Federal law, state law and regulations of concern to the school administrator,
EDPA 584 Standards Based Curriculum Development
- ID: 888
This course will allow students to examine essential components of a cohesive curriculum based on such influences as national and state standards established to guide local curricular planning and development to meet the changing needs of students and other stakeholders in a diverse community. Processes for development of curricula at classroom, building, and district levels, …
EDPF 529 Community Relations
- ID: 886
This course provides a study of “current developments and concepts on school and community relations…including how schools are successfully using new and emerging communication technology; attracting new students and keeping current ones in the face of growing competitive pressures; handling the changing nature of crisis …
EDPO 518 Federal and Maine Law for Administrators
- ID: 78
This course examines the legal bases of public education policy. Students will review legal issues and cases in the United States and in the State of Maine. Legal issues of importance to administrators employed in Maine are studied as well. School law topics include Federal law, state law of concern to the school administrator, teacher and student rights, special education, civil rights, school finance, and district liability. Students will have the opportunity to analyze case studies of personal interest. The course also has a focus on best practices and proactive leadership to prevent litigation.
EDPF 518 Organizational Theory and Planning
- ID: 64
This course will present a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at educational leadership and organizational behavior. This course will be aligned with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards with a strong focus on how to translate the theory into practice.
EDPF 505 School Finance and Budget
- ID: 63
This course will focus upon the fundamentals of school finance. You will be introduced to the fiscal concepts and practices related to the budgeting process. According to our author (Hartman): “The school budget has always been of crucial importance to school administrators, but has received relatively little attention to date” (p. v). Many administrators consider the school budgeting process as a “necessary evil” but this process is one that can make a principal’s job be very successful or very unsuccessful.