Rise to become a core transformation leader within urban education
Instructional Core Transformation for Urban School Administrators - Graduate Certificate (12 credits)
This instructional core transformation certificate program provides students with strategies to create equitable and culturally responsive transformation in urban school environments.
Coursework explores ways of constructing strategic, curricular and instructional plans for K-12 urban schools. Additionally, you'll learn how to design equitable and culturally responsive practices that lead to student engagement, student achievement, and physical and emotional well-being. Faculty and students deconstruct the components of a standards-based curriculum designed for students to achieve mastery in essential grade-level skills and knowledge while meeting diverse learners’ needs.
Certificate credits apply toward a master’s degree in urban educational leadership
Take the instructional core transformation certificate as a stand-alone certificate or stack it with the urban education leadership principles graduate certificate and business essentials for school administrators graduate certificate and earn your master’s degree in urban educational leadership in less than two years.
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Why pursue an instructional core transformation certificate at Davenport?
By pursuing this certificate with Davenport University, you’ll be well-positioned for new job opportunities, and you’ll be eligible for advancement within your current school district.
You’ll learn from certified teaching professionals with more than 30 years of experience, collectively, in urban education. You’ll also receive weekly coaching and, through certificate coursework, gain insight into unconscious biases and systematic inequities often encountered
Experience the Davenport difference:
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.
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.
Faculty who are educational leaders
Learn from Davenport faculty who have nearly 30+ years of experience as educators, collectively, with expertise in areas like elementary and secondary teaching and educational leadership as well as certification in Online+ learning instruction.
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%.
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.
Davenport is a Transformational Award Winner as recognized by the American Council on Education.
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