Administrative Leadership NV Endorsement (27 Credits)

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$225.00 on the 10th of each month for 6 months

$15,196 NOW $12,334

Days of Week:
Online
Program Begins:
January 21, 2019
Meeting Times:
Online
College:
Sierra Nevada College
4300 E. Sunset Rd., Ste. E1
Henderson, NV 89014
*All fees included except a $50 SNC application fee. The college normally charges $518 per credit. By enrolling through CTE you save more than $2,862!

First payment: February 10, 2019

Description

Administrative Leadership NV Endorsement


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• CTE is responsible to collect a $1,350 implementation fee for this program. This fee is included in the program price. Over 6 months, a credit/debit card payment of $225 will be collected on the 10th of every month. The first payment will begin on January 10, 2019.
• Tuition and SNC fees will be paid directly to Sierra Nevada College (SNC) using SNC’s monthly payment option. SNC’s monthly payment plan will begin in January.
• Students may choose to pay in full or a monthly payment plan to pay for their tuition and SNC fees each semester. If you prefer to use SNC’s monthly payment plan please email contactus@ctenow.com for more information.
*All fees are included in the program cost except a $50 SNC application fee. The total cost is based on 3 semesters for program completion and will vary depending on program completion. Tuition may increase annually (3% on average).

Questions: Call CTE at 702-697-0006 opt. 5 or Email contactus@ctenow.com


Program begins: January 21, 2019.
Program ends: TBA.


Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada is a four-year private liberal arts college with graduate programs in teaching and leadership in Incline Village, Reno, and Las Vegas/Henderson. Sierra Nevada College was founded in 1969 and is regionally accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Why Sierra Nevada College (SNC) is the right choice for your Professional Growth Plan (PGP)?

• SNC is an approved Institution of Higher Education by the Nevada Department of Education (NV DOE) to be a teacher preparation program provider.

• 1 credit earned at SNC equates to 8 CUs. Thus, a 3-credit course = 24 Contact Units (CUs). A minimum of 225 CUs is needed for column movement.

• Non-approved Institutions of Higher Education earn 5 CUs per 1 semester credit. Therefore, a 3-credit course (non-approved) = 15 CUs

• Completion of this 27-graduate credit Endorsement = 216 CUs

The specialization (27 credits) in Administrative Leadership fulfills most of the requirements for the NV Endorsement in Administrative Leadership. Completion of the Administrative Leadership specialization advances teachers towards the Administrative Leadership endorsement in Nevada. Upon successful completion of all coursework of this program, SNC will have provided 27 of the 36 credits needed to fulfill the Nevada Administrative Endorsement. Students may apply to the State for the Administrative endorsement as the State identifies which, if any, additional nine to twelve (9-12) credits may be used from the student’s previous course work/transcripts (including master’s degree and graduate course work) will fulfill the requirements. Please check with your state Department of Education for further assistance.
As a result of completion of the Administrative Leadership courses students will be able to:
  • Comprehend basic theoretical concepts of leadership to given situations
  • Apply concepts of leadership to individual leadership practice
  • Analyze components of best practices in relation to leadership contexts
  • Evaluate and synthesize appropriate theory to practice
Please note: Courses will be offered based on enrollments. A minimum of 8 students is required for a course to be offered.
Prerequisite: Open to all. Carefully compare courses within this program to those courses you have previously taken. Repeating the same course will prevent you from advancing.
The following fees have already been included in your program cost: ELEC 101 requires a $145.00 seat fee (one-time fee) paid directly to Sierra Nevada College. Students are required to pay $600 fee for course ALDR 605, and a $155 universal fee (per semester).

Course ELEC 101-Online Training (required)
Course Date: TBA

This course prepares students to take online classes by familiarizing them with the basic navigational, technical and procedural aspects of the SNC online learning platform. This course is a prerequisite for all other online courses at SNC.
 

Course ALDR 503 – Understanding School Law
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

In this course students become acquainted with legal issues relating to public education. Students begin to consider rights and responsibilities of students, teachers, and educational practitioners. In addition, students are asked to relate these rights to school programs and operations as determined by state and federal laws and court decisions. Federal and state cases are affecting the administration of our educational system are examined. Topics include student residency, attendance and discipline; freedom of speech; search and seizure; FERPA; IDEA; LRE; employee rights. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State Administrative Leadership endorsement requirement and is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.
 

Course ALDR 504 – Leadership and Supervision: Considerations for Instruction
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

This course will examine principles and theoretical base of supervision as they relate to improving instructional and professional practices. In addition, students will explore the structure and significance of school reform, teaching and learning theories, Standards Theory, the change process, and how instructional improvement relies on leadership and resourcefulness. Other topics include recognizing the purpose of followership and leadership through identifying the fundamentals of leadership, including core values. In addition, this course emphasizes research findings and recommended practices. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State Administrative Leadership endorsement requirement and is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.
 

Course ALDR 506 – Curriculum Design and Development in Education
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

During this course, students examine theories, principles, and foundations of curriculum, emphasizing program planning and current curriculum trends. Students will be provided a comprehensive overview of the concepts, strategies and resources associated with planning, implementing and evaluating school curricula. Attention will be focused on contemporary research regarding constructivist principles, invitational learning, cooperative learning, outcome-based education, multiculturalism, learning styles, multiple intelligences and techniques that support curricular change. The course combines theory with practical strategies. In addition, this course provides students with a greater understanding and knowledge into the fields of leadership through the design of curriculum. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State Administrative Leadership endorsement requirement and is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.
 

Course ALDR 599 – Educational Research-Research Option 2
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

Students will further their research regarding administrative leadership. Research conducted should consider one of the following: (1) a current issue related to educational administrative leadership, and (2) a specific challenge pertinent to educational administrative leadership and how this might be addressed.

  • Analyze research to examine current issues related to administrative leadership
  • Analyze research to examine specific challenges related to administrative leadership

 

Course ALDR 605 – Internship Course (I) (Required for ALDR Nevada Endorsement)
(6 Graduate Credits/48 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

Students must complete the following:

  • Internship (I): Practical experience for students enrolled in the Administrative Leadership Endorsement under close supervision and direction of local school system personnel and university staff members. Experience areas selected by student, advisor and department chairman.

 

Course ALDR 501 – Examining Theories of Organizational Leadership and Administration
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

This course introduces prospective students to theories of organizational behavior and practices of managing and leading people within the context of the school organization. Students also examine high-impact principles and practices as they may relate to the forces reshaping our society and our schools. The course will address topics such as values-based behavior [courage, trust, ethics], professional code, power and authority, individual motivation, cohesion, team and group effectiveness, crisis leadership organizational models, characteristics of leadership, change systems, vision development and school design. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State Administrative Leadership endorsement requirement and is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.
 

Course ALDR 502 – Exploring School Finance
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

This course provides background and understanding of public school finance. Students investigate both principles and practices utilized in collecting, distributing, and managing district and school revenues, with emphasis on specific state regulation. Collective bargaining practices and capital facilities development also emphasized. Introduction to the concepts, methods, and problems of financial and managerial accounting addressed. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State Administrative Leadership endorsement requirement and is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.
 

Course ALDR 505 – Strategies for Personal Success: Developing Personnel
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: TBA

This course has a major emphasis on the analysis of factors to be considered in the selection and evaluation of teachers and administrators and considerations in staff development. Students will be provided a broad overview of matters having to with leadership and organization of school personnel. The following topics will be explored: staff recruitment and selection; employee induction; professional development; supervision and evaluation; discipline and dismissal; the work environment; compensation and benefits; administering employee contracts and legal issues in personnel management. Students will be asked to explore their multiple roles and responsibilities, levels of personal accountability, possible sources of conflict, and developing and applying strategies for conflict resolution in relation to leadership. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State Administrative Leadership endorsement requirement and is This course fulfills part of the Nevada State Administrative Leadership endorsement requirement and is aligned with the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.