EDA 6061: Introduction to Educational Leadership for Social Justice
Course Description for Introduction to Educational Leadership for Social Justice
Introduction to Educational Leadership for Social Justice
Description: The course includes an investigation of educational leadership as a profession and the role of education in American culture. Students review literature covering roles and contexts that school leaders experience from a Social Justice lens. This course will prepare students to serve as leaders who can demonstrate effective diversity leadership for all students, including students of all races, students who are linguistically diverse, students with disabilities, students from low-income families, and students along the gender/sexual identity spectrum and their intersections. Topics of race, culture, equity, and shifting from a deficit-based to proactive education from a leadership perspective will be explored.