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Leadership for Deeper Learning

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Program Summary

Application Dates: 12/1/2019
04/1/2020
05/1/2020
Start Dates: 01/15/2020
05/12/2020
08/24/2020
Credits required: 9
Cost per credit: $685
Tricia Browne Ferrigno

Dr. Tricia Browne Ferrigno

Director of Graduate Certificate

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership Studies

College of Education

111C Dickey Hall

College of Education

University of Kentucky

(859) 257-5504

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Cultivate learning with inquiry-based lessons, performance assessments, and other strategies that create deep learning opportunities for students. Completing this graduate certificate will prepare you to serve as a teacher leader and enhance student learning in your own and other classrooms. 

Program Summary

Application Dates: 12/1/2019
04/1/2020
05/1/2020
Start Dates: 01/15/2020
05/12/2020
08/24/2020
Credits required: 9
Cost per credit: $685

Catalyze Change

Leadership begins with learning. Designed for experienced teachers, this 3-course graduate certificate will help you enhance student learning outcomes across the curriculum. By completing these courses, you will:   

  • Gain expertise in information technology tools for the classroom, including Google Suite, Excel, and video production software.
  • Design project-based learning activities and assess their effectiveness.
  • Develop competency progressions across grade levels and courses.
  • Design and implement performance assessments.

Coursework completed as part of this graduate certificate can be applied toward a graduate degree in Teacher Leadership (M.Ed., Ed.S.)  Admission to the program requires an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher. Experience working as an educator is recommended. Upon admission, all students are offered scholarships equivalent to 29% of tuition. 

Federal Financial Aid and Certificate Programs

Please note that federal financial aid is not available for certificate programs, but other financial resources may be available on the Financial Aid page.


Contact

Tricia Browne Ferrigno

Dr. Tricia Browne Ferrigno

Director of Graduate Certificate

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership Studies

College of Education

111C Dickey Hall

College of Education

University of Kentucky

(859) 257-5504

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.