Educational Administration & Leadership (EAL) prepares outstanding social justice leaders and change agents who create organizational conditions that provide for equitable participation by all relevant stakeholders in school governance and ensures that all students experience high levels of academic performance.
Students that receive an EAL graduate degree embrace a broad array of leadership positions, including: teacher leaders, division and content area chairs, deans, principals, central office administrators, superintendents, and educational policymakers. Programs also prepare individuals for research and policy positions and for higher education faculty positions in PK-12 educational leadership and policy. The general EAL program is for non-licensure students.
The principal endorsement program follows a hybrid bookend model, with classes on campus in Champaign the first and last Saturday of each semester and the remainder of sessions held online.
Currently enrolled students can check licensure requirements progress through the Council on Teacher Education portal: https://cote.illinois.edu/cote-portal-access
Department: Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
A degree in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership with a concentration in Educational Administration & Leadership prepares you to:
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