University of Bridgeport School of Education | Education Administration

Program Overview

The University of Bridgeport offers a well-respected Educational Leadership Preparation Program leading to certification as an intermediate administrator (092) in the state of Connecticut. The program is available at all three UB locations: Bridgeport,Stamford, and Waterbury.

Program Objectives

The Intermediate Administrator or Supervisor Certification Program is designed to provide practical preparation for administrative positions in schools up to, and including, the assistant superintendent position. All state of Connecticut requirements for Administrative certification are met by completion of this program. The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards comprise the basis of all course work.

6th YEAR Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS)

Students may take additional required courses leading to a 6th Year Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Educational Leadership.

Classes

Each meets one evening a week for two hours. Classes begin at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Students are able to take two classes per evening. There is an accelerated schedule for summer courses. Education Leadership Faculty are experienced school administrators who bring to the classroom a combination of leadership experience and scholarship/research.

Learning Outcomes

The candidates will be able to:

  1. Evaluate school effectiveness according to State criteria.
  2. Monitor curriculum development for schools K-12.
  3. Understand basic principles of school’s administration as determined by the Connecticut Administrators Test (CAT).
  4. Create school environments suitable to the needs of students with exceptionalities.
  5. Pass Connecticut Administrators Test (CAT).

Course Requirements

1.     Psychology/Pedagogy

EDLD 601- Introduction to Education Leadership
EDLD 621- Evaluation of School Effectiveness

2.     Curriculum/Program Monitoring

EDLD 651a Workshop in Curriculum Development

3.     School Administration

EDLD 618 Public School Finance
EDLD 619 School Law

4.     Personnel Evaluation/Supervision

EDLD 652 Supervision/ Evaluation of Personnel

5.     Internship

EDLD 681a Administrative Internship

6.     Special Services Administration

EDLD 664 Supervision of Programs and Services for Students with Exceptionalities (This course can be waived for individuals holding certification and currently working in Social Work, Psychology, Speech & Language Pathology or Special Education).

Successful Completion of the Connecticut Administrative Test (CAT)

STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE 30 Credit Hours for a 6th Year Certificate in Education Leadership.

Education Leadership Electives:

EDLD 680a Urban Leadership
EDLD 613 Current topics in Education Leadership
EDLD 614 Leadership & Management of School Facilities
EDLD 615 Research & Data Informed

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Feb
8
Wed
School of Education Information Session (Bridgeport) @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

This session is especially useful for those interested in initial teacher certification.

Register for the day that work best for you:

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

 

Feb
15
Wed
School of Education Information Session (Stamford) @ UB's Stamford Center, Building No. 5
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us at our Stamford location for information regarding the application process and program details.

Those interested in initial teacher certification will benefit from joining this session!

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Feb
22
Wed
School of Education Information Session (Waterbury) @ UB's Waterbury Center
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

To register, click on the date that works best for you:

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mar
14
Tue
School of Education Information Session (Stamford) @ UB's Stamford Center, Building No. 5
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us at our Stamford location for information regarding the application process and program details.

Those interested in initial teacher certification will benefit from joining this session!

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Mar
16
Thu
School of Education Information Session (Waterbury) @ UB's Waterbury Center
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

To register, click on the date that works best for you:

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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