Instructional Core Transformation for School Administrators

Graduate Certificate (12 credits)

This series provides students with techniques and strategies to develop an instructional core relevant to the improvement. The certificate explores ways of constructing strategic, curricular, and instructional plans essential for and common among improved performing urban school buildings, designing equitable and culturally responsive practices that lead to student engagement, student achievement, and physical and emotional well-being. Faculty and students summarize deconstructing the components of a standards-based curriculum designed for students to achieve mastery of essential grade-level skills and knowledge while meeting diverse learners’ needs.

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Why pursue an instructional core transformation certificate at Davenport?

Learn to provide leadership in educational equity through the instructional core transformation certificate at Davenport. You’ll explore ways of constructing strategic, curricular, and instructional plans essential for and common among improved performing urban school buildings, designing equitable and culturally responsive practices that lead to student engagement, student achievement, and physical and emotional well-being.

You’ll be well-positioned for job opportunities. By earning the core transformation certificate, you’ll be eligible for increased compensation and/or advancement within your school district. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Benefit from our educational partnerships

Take advantage of Davenport’s relationships with partner districts, some of which often offer tuition benefits to candidates enrolled in our urban education programs. 

 

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Hands-on experience in urban settings

Gain hands-on experience through projects, service learning, research, fieldwork and internships in urban education settings with a focus on leadership for educational equity and inclusion. 

 

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Faculty who are educational leaders

Experience a 15:1 student-faculty ratio and learn from Davenport University faculty who are certified teaching professionals with more than 10 years of experience as educational leaders. 

 

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Financial aid and discounts available

Benefit from Davenport’s expansive partnerships with local schools and districts. If you work for one of our educational partners, you may be eligible for tuition discounts of up to 39%.  

 

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Focused on best practices  

Leverage your experience while exploring research and best practices in areas like leadership for educational equity, curriculum, instruction and assessment, entrepreneurship and more.    

 

 

Get started on instructional core transformation certificate

Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your instructional core transformation certificate at Davenport.

Talk to a graduate admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at info@davenport.edu.

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Start or advance your career as an educational leader in our cities. Request more information or begin your application now.

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