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Educational Specialist Administrator
2017-2018

AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY

Governor

Program Contact Information:

Dr. Gary Stewart
stewartg@apsu.edu
931.221.6782

 

EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST [42 Credit Hours]

ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION WITH LICENSURE

Graduate Tuition and Fees

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This performance-based curriculum for prospective school administrators is based on the Tennessee Instructional Leadership Standards (TILS) developed by the Tennessee Department of Education and enacted into law by the Tennessee General Assembly and initiated in September 2009 in all Tennessee Principal (instructional leadership) Licensing Programs. This program is designed to prepare candidates for educational administrative positions. The program is designed to be taken by cohort groups.  EDUC 5710 Introduction to School Leadership (3) must be taken in the first semester of enrollment. Upon completion of the program and the SLLA PRAXIS exams, the student will receive a Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree and be eligible for licensure as a Tennessee school administrator.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Degree:          Ed.S. – Educational Specialist

Major:            Education

Concentration: Administration and Supervision

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

Educ 5612 Instructional Technology for School Leaders (3)

Educ 5700 Seminar in Leadership (3)

Educ 5710 Introduction to School Leadership (3)

Educ 5720 Research and Decision Making (3)

Educ 5730 Schools and Community Relations (3)

Educ 5740 Curriculum and Instruction for School Leaders (3)

Educ 5750 School Finance and Business Management (3)

Educ 5760 HR Administration and Supervision (3)

Educ 5770 Administration of Special Services Program (3)

Educ 5780 School Law and Ethics (3)

Educ 6800 Seminar on Teacher Effectiveness (3) 

Educ 6030 Statistics for Educational Research (3)    

Educ 6050 Seminar on Research (3) 

Educ 6990 Field Study (3)

 

Additional Requirements for Licensure: 

School Leader Licensure Assessment – Test Code 1010

Courses with Prerequisites:

Educ 5710 and 5720 are prerequisites for other courses.

Educ 6030 is a prerequisite or corequisite for Educ 6050

Educ 6050 is a prerequisite for Educ 6990

Educ 6990 must be taken the last term of enrollment.

Milestone Review:

Students must complete three milestones while completing this program.  Milestone I will be completed while in the first term of enrollment. Milestone II must be completed before enrolling in Educ 6050. 

Capstone Course: 

Educ 6990 – Field Study is the capstone course for this program and must be taken the last term of enrollment.  It is offered fall and spring semesters as it requires interaction in the local schools.  

Research  Plan IV: