Master of Arts in Educational Leadership - Teacher Leader Endorsement Program

Aurora University announces that the Illinois State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (SEPLB) approved the 36-semester hour degree program in March 2013. The program is designed for those who wish to become instructional leaders.

The curriculum includes a 24-semester hour required endorsement core and a 12-semester hour block of courses that can be targeted toward each candidate’s area of interest or career goals. Candidates will prepare for leadership positions, including department chair, grade-level leader, dean, curriculum specialist and athletic director.

Areas of emphasis can include:

  • Literacy/Reading Instruction
  • Educational Technology
  • ELL/Bilingual Methods and Strategies
  • Special Education
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Organizational Leadership

Candidates who already hold a master’s degree in education may opt to complete the 24-semester hour endorsement only.

We look forward to education candidates and collaborating with districts to prepare future instructional leaders.

Please contact Andi Danis, Program Manager for additional information by calling (630) 844-3857 or by email adanis@aurora.edu.

Dr. Jocelyn Booth
Assistant Dean,
School of Education
Aurora University

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