Educational leadership and equity

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Educational leadership and equity

This minor provides students the opportunity to study through coursework and experiential learning topics including, but not limited to the following: This minor also is open to all majors; however, given its interdisciplinary focus, it might be of particular interest to students in political science, social sciences interdisciplinary, social work, sociology, and transnational studies.

CLEAR Membership – Center for Leadership Equity and Research – CLEAR

Learning Outcomes Utilize disciplinary knowledge from the field of education and the social sciences to understand educational leadership, policy, and community engagement processes in diverse cultural contexts. Define and explain the principles and tenets of social justice for educational and social change.

Define and explain key leadership skills and principles and apply them to different social and educational contexts.

Identify key methods and topics of interest in P educational leadership and policy research and articulate a positionality or leadership statement reflective of this knowledge. Understand how issues of diversity and social inequality race, ethnicity, nationality, class, gender, language, age, ability, and religion affect educational access, schooling, promotion, and governance.

Evaluate social and educational policies and related programming, and how leaders can utilize both to enact social change.

The Learning Environment This minor offers a dynamic learning environment for students interested in critically exploring some of the most pressing issues facing education today. Although this minor does not directly lead to licensure to work in elementary, secondary, or post-secondary settings, it is designed to be a pre-professional sequence of courses that will prepare students for entry-level positions in educational leadership, policy, non-profits, and a variety of other organizations.

It also will prepare students who wish to pursue graduate studies in educational leadership, administration, or policy. This minor consists of 18 credits including four required courses and two electives. The minimum GPA requirement is 2. Courses are offered in a variety of formats including on-campus and online.

Average class sizes are 20 students. Classes are taught in a seminar format. Seminars include a range of delivery styles including in-person, online, and in the field.

Course activities, discussions, presentations, and written assignments are designed to provide students with both individual and collaborative opportunities to develop critical sense-making about how social justice topics intersect with educational leadership practice policy.

Course content draws primarily from educational research, but also utilizes relevant interdisciplinary research from the social sciences. Faculty are highly productive and award-winning researchers, teachers, and grant-writers. Many of our faculty also bring a range of international, federal, state, and local educational practitioner expertise to their research and will provide you with exceptional personalized mentoring to build your professional and research skills.

Faculty members associated with the Education Leadership and Policy for Equity minor include:Subscribe to ASCD Express, our free e-mail newsletter, to have practical, actionable strategies and information delivered to your e-mail inbox twice a month.

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Program Scope and Career Outlook. The thrust of the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies is to respond actively to the changing needs of schools, communities, and other institutions and to provide creative professional leadership.

The Center for Leadership and Educational Equity is a Rhode Island non-profit organization that practices nondiscrimination and respectful treatment of all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, and/or any other protected factors.

Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit leadership development organization working to end the injustice of educational inequity by inspiring and supporting a diverse set of leaders with classroom experience to engage civically and politically.

Educational leadership and equity

The Center for Leadership and Educational Equity is a Rhode Island non-profit organization that practices nondiscrimination and respectful treatment of all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, and/or any other protected factors.

Race, Equity, and Leadership in Schools Program | HGSE