Principal Preparation programs prior to Fall 2011
The program for preparing principals has changed. If you are interested in obtaining principal certification please visit the webpage for the Education Specialist.
Students admitted to the Master of Arts in Education: Instructional Leadership or Rank I: Instructional Leadership for Principal preparation should plan to finish their program no later than fall 2013. This information is provided to help you in planning your completion of the program.
The Master of Arts in Education and Rank 1 in Instructional Leadership will lead to principal P-12 certification in Kentucky. The purpose of the program is to prepare students for administrative positions as elementary, middle school, and secondary principals. If you have additional questions please contact Dr. Weaver or Heidi Waters.
This page is for students who are in the Master of Arts in Instructional Leadershiop or Rank I for principal preparation with a portfolio requirement. This is not for students who are in the Educational Specialist degree program. Any student admitted fall 2011 or after should visit the Educational Specialist pages for current curriculum requirements.
Link to Advising Information
Final Dates (Graduation Application, Portfolio Submission Deadlines, Certification Application Deadlines)- contact Heidi Waters at email@example.com
Rubric - contact Dr. Rosa Weaver at firstname.lastname@example.org
Portfolio Guidelines - contact Dr. Rosa Weaver at email@example.com
Documents Required for Binder Portfolio:
Master of Arts in Education Instructional Leadership for Principal Preparation Curriculum Contract
Rank I in Instructional Leadership: Principal Preparation
KYEPSB Code of Ethics
NKU College of Education and Human Services Code of Ethics
Statement of Ownership/Permission to Photograph
Questions? Please contact Dr. Rosa Weaver at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heidi Waters at email@example.com
EDA 601 - Introduction to School Leadership and Administration
EDA 610 - School Leadership Practicum
Note: Most of the coursework for this class (610) is completed in your school in collaboration with your principal and NKU staff. This class is offered during the spring semester.
EDA 624 - Technology and Best Practices for School Improvements
EDA 627 - School Finance and Support Services
EDA 628 - School Law and Ethics
EDA 631 - Leadership for School Program Collaboration
EDA 634 - Leadership for Human Resources Development in Schools
EDA 646 - Leadership for School Community Relations
EDA 650 - Leadership for School Improvement
EDA 669 - Leadership for School Problem Solving
Note: Most of the coursework for this class (669) is completed in your school in collaboration with your principal and NKU staff. This class is offered during the fall semester.
EDG 618 - Advanced Curriculum Studies
Note: This class (618) is offered during the summer semester.
- Completion of an acceptable portfolio meeting ISLLC and TSSA standards.
- Complete the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) with a passing score set by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board.
- Complete the Kentucky Specialty Test of Instructional and Administrative Practices with a passing score set by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board.
Testing Information for Kentucky Principal Certification: http://www.kyepsb.net/assessment/principaltests.asp