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2021-2022 Catalog
EDA 6232: Law and Ethics in Ed Leadership (Operational Leadership III)

Course Description for Law and Ethics in Ed Leadership (Operational Leadership III)

EDA6232: Law and Ethics in Ed Leadership (Operational Leadership III)
Prerequisite:  EDA 6061
Description: This course involves the study of study of constitutional, statutory, and case law. These three areas of law are examined in the course, especially as they relate to the organization and operation of public education in the United States in general and Florida in particular. The course is also a study of rules and regulations formulated by federal, state, and local agencies. Emphasis is placed on the legal process, legal reasoning, as well as legal rights, duties, obligations and responsibilities of educators, especially school leaders who work in the state of Florida. Students are given practical experience through structured activities as the course emphasizes the knowledge, analysis, and application that explores a range of leadership competencies including organizational sensitivity, problem-solving, decision-making, case scenarios, and leading small and large group meetings such as 504, ESE, ESOL, and others.