Supervisor, Administrative Services Certification - Graduate - 2015 University Catalog

Coordinator: Dr. Eunice Grippaldi
Office: University Hall, Room 3194
Phone: (973) 655-7718
Email: grippaldie@mail.montclair.edu

This program of study fulfills the New Jersey Department of Education academic requirements for the standard administrative certificate with a supervisor endorsement.


SUPERVISOR

Complete 12 semester hours including the following 2 requirement(s):

  1. Complete the following 4 courses:

    ELAD 540 Differentiated Supervision (3 hours lecture) 3
    ELAD 543 Leadership and the Learning Organization (3 hours lecture) 3
    ELAD 635 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (3 hours lecture) 3
    ELAD 680 Leading Curriculum Change for Student Achievement (3 hours lecture) 3
  2. DOCUMENTATION OF EXPERIENCE

    Provide verification of 3 years of full-time teaching experience. Must be signed on original school letterhead.


Course Descriptions:

ELAD540: Differentiated Supervision (3 hours lecture)

In this course, students examine the supervisory roles of school leaders in supporting effective teaching and student learning. They learn about the processes of clinical supervision, coaching, and mentoring, and develop the knowledge and skills to ensure effective instruction through collaboration, observation, analysis, feedback, and evaluation of instruction. All students engage in simulated and authentic supervision of classroom practice through a variety of techniques. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate students in Educational Leadership (ELAD), Principal (PRIN), Supervisor (SUPR), Director of School Counseling (DSCS) or departmental approval.

ELAD543: Leadership and the Learning Organization (3 hours lecture)

In this course, students examine comprehensive principles for leadership to develop schools as learning organizations and for the management of personnel and facilities to implement a learning framework for all students and staff that results in student achievement. They explore policy, guidelines, procedures and ethics of administrative decisions; management and leadership of human resources; distributive leadership within the learning community; recruitment, selection and termination of staff; staffing patterns; schedule design; and planning and budgeting processes. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate students in Educational Leadership (ELAD), Supervisor (SUPR), Principal (PRIN).

ELAD635: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (3 hours lecture)

This course focuses on the knowledge and skills needed by building and district leaders to support student achievement through curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Students examine the role of vision, organization, and motivation in leading curriculum development and supporting teacher development of expertise in effective instruction and assessment. Through research and authentic experiences students gain a deeper understanding of how to design and promote professional development that serves to enhance instruction and assessment, and the many ways to involve all stakeholders in the work. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Graduate students in Educational Leadership (ELAD), Principal (PRIN), Supervisor (SUPR) or departmental approval.

ELAD680: Leading Curriculum Change for Student Achievement (3 hours lecture)

This course will help students make the transition from thinking of curriculum for a particular subject within a classroom setting to thinking of the philosophical frameworks that help shape curriculum and the curricular approaches and professional learning for school staff that will increase student achievement. Students will develop an understanding of the nature of the presented curriculum and learn how to effectively restructure that curriculum and create professional learning opportunities in response to staff and student emerging needs. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ELAD 635; Graduate students in Educational Leadership (ELAD), Principal (PRIN), Supervisor (SUPR) or departmental approval.