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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Mar
23
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Education
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Mar
24
Fri
Faculty Research Day @ Schelfhaudt Gallery and Littlefield Recital Hall
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join members of the UB community for 2017 UB Faculty Research Day!

Attend this premiere academic event to learn about the diverse array of research undertaken by faculty and assisted by students. Poster presentations will begin the day, followed by a keynote address, “Beyond the Scholarship of Discovery–Opportunities for Academic Research,” delivered by featured speaker Donald H. Sebastian, Ph.D. Further discussion and awards will round out the afternoon.

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Schedule

9 – 11:15 a.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Coffee and Poster Presentations
11:30 – 12:30 a.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Keynote Address
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Multiple Rooms
1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Seed Money Grant Awardees Symposium
4 p.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Wine and Cheese Reception and Awards

 

Mar
28
Tue
University Senate Meeting @ Carlson Hall, Room 153
Mar 28 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm
Apr
19
Wed
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Education
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

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

Apr
25
Tue
University Senate Meeting @ Carlson Hall, Room 153
Apr 25 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm
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