Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Certificate program is for the emerging education leader interested in a supervisory position in K-12 schools. Students ground their academic study in the personal and professional growth of an aspiring supervisor of curriculum and instruction in three themes: Ethics, Inquiry, and Integrity. Students study leadership of curriculum and instruction through the lens of ethics as the wisdom to lead schools well in complex and uncertain times; inquiry as understanding the dynamics of the production of knowledge; and integrity to navigate the moral context of education for equity and justice.
The Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction cert. program is a 15-month cohort-based program. Responding to the growing complexity of the role of the principal, the preparation program equips leaders with the ability to be effective change agents through four study areas, including leader as learner, instructional leadership, institutional leadership, and public leadership. Other unique features of the program include an intensive internship each term with supervisors of curriculum and instruction, one week-long summer leadership institute face-to-face during the first summer, evidenced-based coherent curriculum, online and hybrid courses.
The Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction program requires 24 credits, including a 4-credit internship