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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

STEM Educational Leadership Certificate

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Support the development of leaders in STEM education by promoting in-depth understanding of current STEM related standards, the need for access and equitable opportunities in STEM for all students, and instructional practices with a particular focus on research and evidence-based practices. Provides opportunities and experiences to gain advanced expertise and skills to be better equipped for greater effectiveness in their roles as leaders of STEM in educational settings. Prepare educators to take their place at the table as a STEM educational leader and advocate.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Deepen foundational knowledge of STEM policies and STEM pedagogical content knowledge expertise.
  2. Develop STEM leaders who create, support and advocate for environments for STEM learning focusing on equity and opportunities for all.
  3. Improve ability to use best practices in STEM professional development to enhance coaching and facilitation skills, and design innovative professional learning opportunities in STEM.
  4. Exemplify professional leadership dispositions and reflective practice while contributing to the field of STEM education.

The STEM Educational Leadership Certificate is designed to promote the continued development and professional growth of prospective STEM educaiton leaders. This certificate program is standalone or can be completed as part of the STEM Education, M.S.Ed.  program.

Elective Credits: 6

Selection in consultation with STEM education advisor.

Total Credits: 18

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