Elevate your teaching career
Become a leader in your school and create the change you’d like to see in your learning community.
Research and discover instructional initiatives that improve student achievement and then implement these ideas in your school.
Cohorts begin the fall semester of every odd year.
A two-year program that develops competencies in technology, culturally responsive teaching, assessment, instructional coaching, differential instruction, and leadership.
A two-year graduate program focusing on the fundamentals of action research. It includes the Teacher Leader competencies of the certificate program.
You may also take specific courses out of cohort by applying as a non-degree-seeking student.
You have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
You need a 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 GPA scale for undergraduate and prior graduate coursework.
*Note: This is true for coursework, even if it did not lead to a degree. We will calculate a cumulative GPA if you have multiple transcripts.
If your GPA is below 3.0, and you still wish to apply, you can write a letter to the Admission Committee that includes:
You must have at least one year of full-time teaching in P-12 schools.
We encourage you to apply if you:
Note: Full-time or part-time volunteers in schools are eligible for consideration under special situations.
Teacher Education graduate programs require specific computer technology. Graduate students can use a personal device that meets these requirements or have full access to the campus computer labs.
View the full list of requirements on the Admitted Student Checklist.
Some of our recent Teacher Leadership graduates are now in the following roles: