EDLD 507ME Ethical Decision Making
- ID: 2822
This course is designed to provide educational leaders with an in-depth study of the current and anticipated ethical issues and dilemmas facing schools within our changing culture and society. Through readings, discussions and case analysis, future educational administrators will receive an overview of the educational policymaking at local, state, and national levels, and of the ethical and legal principles that can influence the process.This course will increase awareness and knowledge of the philosophical and ethical legal issues facing today’s complex educational system. …….
EDLD 515ME Internship –Adult Education Administration Leadership
- ID: 2810
This internship course is designed to prepare students for assuming the role of an adult education director/administrator through completion of on site experiences with joint supervision of a school administrator and a member of the MEC faculty…
EDPZ 509 Internship -Curriculum Coordinator (non masters)
- ID: 2531
This internship course is designed to prepare students for assuming the role of a curriculum coordinator/instructional leader through completion of practical field-based experiences and joint supervision of a school administrator and a member of the MEC faculty.
EDPV 596 Internship -Administrative Leadership (non-masters)
- ID: 2341
Non- Masters Students will examine the issues and trends in school leadership and the role of the standards movement on leadership, curriculum and instruction. They will also explore the role of school culture in creating an effective learning environment. Students are expected to define their current understandings of instructional leadership, consider realistic alternatives to existing…
EDLD 502ME Educational Leadership
- ID: 1537
This course will reflect on case studies with a focus on solutions and theoretical ideas. Students will become familiar with creating an environment to develop a vision and how to assess an organizational culture.
EDLD 506ME Special Education Law for Administrators
- ID: 889
This course examines the legal bases of special education policy. Students will review legal issues and cases in the United States and in the State of Maine. Legal issues of importance to administrators employed in Maine are studied as well. Special Education law topics include Federal law, state law and regulations of concern to the school administrator,
EDLD 505ME Community Relations
- ID: 886
This course provides a study of “current developments and concepts on school and community relations…including how schools are successfully using new and emerging communication technology; attracting new students and keeping current ones in the face of growing competitive pressures; handling the changing nature of crisis …
EDLD 501ME Federal and Maine Law for Administrators
- ID: 78
This course examines the legal bases of public education policy. Students will review legal issues and cases in the United States and in the State of Maine. Legal issues of importance to administrators employed in Maine are studied as well. School law topics include Federal law, state law of concern to the school administrator, teacher and student rights, special education, civil rights, school finance, and district liability. Students will have the opportunity to analyze case studies of personal interest. The course also has a focus on best practices and proactive leadership to prevent litigation.
EDLD 503ME Organizational Theory and Planning
- ID: 64
This course will present a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at educational leadership and organizational behavior. This course will be aligned with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards with a strong focus on how to translate the theory into practice.
EDLD 500ME School Finance and Budget
- ID: 63
This course will focus upon the fundamentals of school finance. You will be introduced to the fiscal concepts and practices related to the budgeting process. According to our author (Hartman): “The school budget has always been of crucial importance to school administrators, but has received relatively little attention to date” (p. v). Many administrators consider the school budgeting process as a “necessary evil” but this process is one that can make a principal’s job be very successful or very unsuccessful.