Why earn a graduate certificate in teacher leadership at Missouri State?
- Grow your skills and become a better leader, without pursuing the full specialist degree.
- Take on leadership roles (coach, mentor), have a bigger say on decision-making and become a better advocate for your peers.
- Enjoy a competitive edge in the job market and refresh your education knowledge.
Possible career paths
Qualify for advanced roles like:
- Curriculum specialist
- Instructional coach
- Resource teacher
Certificate in Teacher Leadership
Krista Tate, Program Director
Hill Hall, Room 207
The certificate is designed for those teachers who want to improve their own practice and develop teacher leadership skills and understandings, but who do not want to pursue the complete Specialist in Education, Teacher Leadership. To earn the certificate in Teacher Leadership, students must follow the admission procedures for the Specialist in Education, Teacher Leadership (see SETL graduate catalog description). Please note: This certificate in Teacher Leadership does not prepare (or certify) teachers to work as a building principal.
To be considered for the program, a student submit a Graduate Application for admission to the certificate program.
Required Courses - 18 hrs
|Teacher Leadership I: Contemporary Educational Problems
|Teacher Leadership II: Diversity and Curriculum Design
|Teacher Leadership III: Building Classroom Climate & Effective Student Assessments
|Teacher Leadership IV: Curriculum Theory
Note: This certificate does not prepare or certify teachers to work as a building principal.