Tier 1 Requirements
EDLD 6000 Introduction to Educational Leadership (4 units Fall)
Introductory seminar that includes legal, fiscal and administrative bases for school organization; leadership theories; the governance and relationship of local school districts with county, state, federal agencies and other political entities.
EDLD 6400 Instructional Leadership (4 units Winter)
Critical analysis of the nature of effective instruction for all students. Examination of learning theories, teaching/learning styles, classroom management, assessing pupil progress, helping teachers meet individual and group needs, basic classroom observation techniques for instructional improvement, and laws affecting instruction.
EDLD 6550 School Site Leadership and Organizational Behavior (4 units Spring)
Basic operational tools and procedures for prospective principals. Situational analysis of administrative problems via application of behavioral science theories and concepts.
EDLD 6801, 6802, 6803 Fieldwork I, II, III (4 units each)
Supervised experiences in selected areas of administration/supervision. This is generally in a school setting, but other community agencies may be used. Regular reports and conference required. Open only to matriculants in DEL. Prerequisite: Department approval. (Fieldwork does not count toward the M.S.)
EDLD 6804, 6805, 6806 Internship Fieldwork (6 units each)
Supervised experiences in areas of administrative/ supervision. At the school site where the intern is in an administrative position at least 40% of his/ her. regular reports and conferences require. Open only to matriculants in DEL. Prerequisite: Department approval (Fieldwork does not count toward the M.S.)
Additional Tier I Courses
These courses are offered 2-3 times a year (including summer quarter).
EDLD 6410 Supervision and Staff Development (4 units)
Theory of supervisory functions. Survey of techniques that provide for staff development with emphasis on clinical supervision. Systematic planning and procedures in design and delivery of in-service training programs.
EDLD 6650 Educational Law for Equity (4 units)
This course provides an overview of legal aspects of school operations for beginning administrators; forces that shape legislative provisions; case law at local, state and national levels; and district policy and practices related to law. Special focus on examining the impact of legislation, public policy and case law on students by race, class, culture or language. Prerequiste: admission to Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program or department approval.
EDLD 6675 School Finance and Human Resources for Equity (4 units)
Course focuses on fiscal aspects of school operation for beginning administrators; forces that shape school funding patterns at local, state and national levels; and district policies and practices related to school finance. Special emphasis is placed on developing a vision and values that support the use of resources to achieve equitable student outcomes. Prequisite: admission to Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program or department approval.
EDLD 6814, 6815, 6816 Internship Seminar (1 unit each)
Once a month, interns meet to explore issues of practice based on their administrative activities. Open to DEL interns only. (Does not count toward M.S. requirements)