This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement.
The Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation specialization in Capella’s online education specialist (EdS) degree program reinforces your background with technology and guides the development of strategies for classroom or digital technology integration.
By providing practical experiences that support the integration of theory, research, and practice, this new specialization can help you find the balance of technology and education innovation that’s right for you. The competency-based learning you encounter in this program will help you grow as a teacher leader, preparing you to make an impact in student achievement and drive growth through digital transformation in your organization.
And, if you want to take your learning experience further, Capella’s innovative online learning model will support your goals by helping you continue from the EdS to a doctoral program.
This program is designed around the advanced standards set forth by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Capella’s EdS specialization, Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation, is designed to fit your professional experience and career goals. Throughout this program, you will encounter methods and best practices that you can apply as you implement technology in your curriculum, supported by innovative and timely theory, research, and practice.
Graduates with an advanced degree in Teacher Leader in Digital Transformation can look forward to career opportunities in a variety of roles, such as school technology coaches, teachers and leaders within school districts, assessment and measurement directors, superintendents, reading and literacy department specialists, and staff in local or state education agencies.
For current K-12 professionals interested in extending their education with a graduate degree. Capella University education programs do not lead to initial teacher licensure.
Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements.
Basic requirements for all programs:
- Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
- Acknowledgement agreement
- All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
- Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
- Minimum GPA as defined by your program
Minimum level of education required:
- Master's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or internally recognized institution
- Grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Capella University’s Education Preparation Provider (EPP) unit is accredited based on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards for a period of 8 years, from 10/22/2010 to 12/31/2018.
Capella University’s EPP is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards during fall 2017/spring 2018. CAEP is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation, and administers NCATE accreditation.