Educational Administration & Supervision (6th Year Certificate-092)

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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May
7
Sat
Commencement 2016 – Undergraduate and Graduate @ Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport will be celebrating its 106th Commencement Ceremony in May. Conferral of Degrees for the undergraduate and graduate candidates from the School of Arts and Sciences, Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, School of Education, School of Engineering, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, College of Public and International Affairs, Physicians Assistant Institute and undergraduates in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene Degrees will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT.

This venue will enable everyone to graduate together with family and friends present (rain or shine) and allow for wonderful photo opportunities (thanks to the tiered seating).

Jun
9
Thu
Graduate Accepted Student Night @ Tower Room
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

During the event, admitted students will be able to:

• Connect with faculty and current graduate students
• Meet other accepted graduate students
• Finalize their enrollment at the University of Bridgeport

To RSVP, please email lproctor@bridgeport.edu or call 203-576-4552.

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