EAL: Educational Administration and Leadership

Typical Plan of Study (minimum 64 hours)

Electives in the area of specialization with advisor approval

0 - 12 hours

Research Methods Required Course

4 hours

Additional Research Courses

8 hours

Courses must be chosen from one of the approved Research Methodology Areas or by approval of faculty advisor.

Qualifying Exams

0 - 12 hours

Thesis Seminar

4 hours

Principal or Superintendent Licensure

0 hours

Complete teacher or principal evaluation trainings can be found on the Illinois State Board of Education site. https://www.isbe.net/Documents/Teacher-Principal-Performance-Evaluation-Qualifications.pdf

Currently enrolled students can check licensure requirements progress through the Council on Teacher Education portal: https://cote.illinois.edu/cote-portal-access

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