Agenda Item FA 14-01

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

College of Education and Human Services (Graduate)

Leadership, School Counseling, & Sport Management): Programs of Studies Changes (1 package)

01/09/14: Passed

01/24/14: Approved

Log Number: 201308-87

Leadership, School Counseling, and Sport Management – Graduate  


Change an existing non-degree program                        
Certificate - Educational Leadership Post-Masters Certificate

Summary of the Changes:
The following proposed changes reflect alignment with the updated Florida Principal Leadership Standards (FPLS) and the Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE), most particularly the increased emphasis on instructional leadership and substantive engagement in the field.
1. Change wording of requirements to clarify that “[a]pplicants must hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution” and “… must hold a valid Florida teaching certificate.”
2. Add to requirements that “[a]pplicants must demonstrate prior successful completion of graduate level courses in (1) educational research, (2) social foundations of education, and (3) educational technology (or will be required to complete appropriate courses as part of this program).”
3. Add to requirements that “[a]pplicants must pass all sections of the Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FELE) prior to completing the program.
Program of Study:
1. Remove EDA 6271 (Technology and Ed Leadership).
2. Add EDS 6050 (Instructional Leadership).
3. Add EDA 6945 (Practicum in School Administration). 
Total credit hours increased from 24 to 27.
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