College of Education

Instructional Coaching (Graduate Certificate)

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The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching prepares veteran educators to lead job-embedded professional development efforts in P-12 schools. The required and elective courses provide leadership development focused on facilitating teacher teams, coaching novice and veteran teachers, solving problems creatively, and supporting adoption of innovation and renewal initiatives. This certificate is one of the three credentials within the master/specialist degree program in teacher leadership offered by the Department of Educational Leadership Studies.

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching (9 credits)

EDL 638 – Instructional Coaching and Mentoring

ELS 604 – Leadership in Communities of Practice

One of the following courses:

ELS 600 – Leadership in Learning Centered Schools

ELS 624 – Leadership Practicum

EDL 669 – Leadership for Creative Problem Solving