Urban Educational Leadership Principles

Graduate Certificate (12 credits)

This series provides multiple perspectives within urban education to cultivate critically conscious practitioners and explore the challenges faced by urban students, educators, community members, and policymakers. The certificate explores the foundational understanding of urban school leadership that examines the qualities of leadership, decision making, change, and values that an urban school leader needs for success. Faculty and students work together to analyze the beliefs, values, and philosophies that form the underpinnings of urban educational leadership and examine leadership qualities and the shift toward research-based best practices.

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Why pursue an educational leadership principles certificate at Davenport?

Learn to provide leadership in educational equity through the urban educational leadership principles certificate at Davenport. You’ll explore the foundational understanding of urban school leadership that examines the qualities of leadership, decision making, change, and values that an urban school leader needs for success.

You’ll be well-positioned for job opportunities. By earning the educational leadership principles 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%.  

 

Get started on your online educational leadership principles certificate

Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your educational leadership principles 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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