Take the lead

Students in discussion in the classroom

Be part of the next generation of strategic change leaders. This highly personalized online program for aspiring educational leaders seeking licensure to serve in rural and culturally diverse schools offers you high quality and experiential instruction that fits into your life.

Program highlights

  • Engage in high quality online instruction from experienced instructors in a cohort model.
  • Participate in coursework that embeds regionally produced video case studies of small rural districts’ successes and challenges.
  • Attend regional workshops once per semester at Fort Lewis College to hear from experts in the field and network with other Four Corners educational leaders.
  • Receive mentoring from experienced district educators and college experts.
  • Identify and implement effective strategies for developing culturally and linguistically relevant curriculum and partnerships.
  • Utilize excellent examples of local strategic plans and effective school systems to reform your schools and districts.
  • Dive into how your school could incorporate social emotional learning into curriculum and instruction.

See the Principal Leadership course sequence.

Program options

Principal leadership MAE

A two-year online graduate program with high quality mentoring and supervision that leads to a Master of Arts in Education and prepares you for principal licensure.

Principal licensure endorsement

A one-year program comprised of three courses each semester, satisfying principal licensure requirements.

The road ahead