Theory and Practice in Educational Leadership

St. Mary’s University Faculty of Education is offering two NEW 3-credit courses for aspiring school administrators and teacher leaders. Structured on a sequential knowledge and skill development model, the two courses include theory and practice in the development of the nine competencies as outlined in the Leadership Quality Standard. Alberta Education has approved these two courses for Principal accreditation.

Summer 2019 – start date to be announced.

For more information, please contact: Dr. Paolina Seitz, Assistant Professor Education Paolina.seitz@stmu.ca403-254-3142

Blended delivery model accessible to aspiring administrators in urban and rural areas. Classes are at St. Mary’s campus and online!
Develop leadership theory & knowledge by examining application practices and approaches.
Examine leadership knowledge and skills from a Catholic perspective with two Catholic School Administrators.
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EDLD 551: Theory and Practice in Educational Leadership I

Blended | Course Fee: $736.50 | 3 Credits

May 17 – July 9 | Instructors: Scott Morrison/Gary Strother

This course assists future and current school administrators to develop leadership competencies aligned to the Alberta Leadership Quality Standard. Based in educational theory, research, and best practice, this course focuses on the development of the following competencies: Fostering Effective Relationships; Embodying Visionary Leadership; Leading a Learning Community; Developing Leadership Capacity; and Managing School Operations and Resources.

EDLD 552: Theory and Practice in Educational Leadership II

Blended | Course Fee: $736.50 | 3 Credits

July 10 – August 13 | Instructors: Scott Morrison/Gary Strother Guest Presenter: Valerie McDougall

This course addresses the contextual aspects of educational leadership, ranging from school to district culture; the current context of on-going dialogue and reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples; social movements and legislation; and on-going professional growth. Aligned to the Alberta Leadership Quality Standard, this course focuses on the development of the following competencies: Developing Leadership Capacity, Modelling Commitment to Professional Learning, Supporting the Application of Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, and Understanding and Responding to the Larger Societal Context.