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Educational Specialist in Teacher Leader

Program Details

The online EdS in Teacher Leader program from Jacksonville State University is designed to suit individuals interested in the role of Teacher Leader, Reading Coach, Academic Coach, Grade-level Lead Teacher, Department Head, or another teacher leadership role within the school or system. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Leadership in Education
  • Curriculum Development
  • Funding for School Improvement
  • Personnel Development
  • Facilitating Quality Instruction in Literacy & Mathematics with Colleagues

Requirements

  • Official transcripts A master's degree
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • If currently an educator, a copy of the candidate’s Professional Educator Certificate
  • Current professional vita or resume
  • Official test scores on the General Test of the GRE or the MAT
  • Applicants must meet one of the following formula requirements.
    • 450 times the undergraduate GPA plus the total score of verbal and quantitative sections of the General Test of the GRE is equal to or greater than a total of 2100 points OR
    • 15 times the undergraduate GPA plus the MAT score is equal to or greater than a total of 80 points.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)