Teaching

AGS 735, Data-Informed Educational Leadership

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Using data to inform one’s leadership is crucial for aspiring educational leaders. This course will support future educational leaders in understanding how data can play a generative role in the work of instructional change and school improvement. In particular, candidates will gain knowledge about how collaborative processes, when paired with careful data collection and analysis, can lead to improved outcomes for students. ...

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EDC 405, Culturally Responsive Teaching

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Students will explore and reflect upon the challenges and opportunities they will encounter teaching students from increasingly diverse backgrounds. This course provides an introduction to the goals of multicultural education, strategies of culturally responsive teaching, and the habits of mind needed to become effective multicultural educators. Students will gain an understanding of the ways in which culture impacts and informs teaching...

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AGS 820, Culturally Responsive Leadership for Deep Change

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2021

Taking a culturally responsive approach to school leadership is crucial for leaders hoping to enact deep change within diverse school settings. Schools need leaders who can shape culture in ways that improve the lives of all children. This requires careful attention to culture and to the processes that lead to deep and lasting organizational change. This course will equip future school leaders with the tools to enact deep change that is...

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EDU 310, Issues in Urban Education

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2021
This course provides students with the historic and sociological perspective required to work effectively in culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse communities. Specifically, this course addresses the historical, sociopolitical, and structural forces that shape urban schools, as well as the teachers, students, and families connected to them. Topics include the sociopolitical context of schooling in the United States, the intersection of racism and schooling as it pertains to urban education (including intergenerational poverty, toxic stress, environmental justice, and segregation... Read more about EDU 310, Issues in Urban Education

AGS 730, Learning to Lead

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

This course introduces educators to the foundational theories and practices of adaptive leadership, with a particular focus on the ways in which teachers transition into formal and informal leadership roles. Emphasis will be placed on how to analyze a school’s needs through a leadership lens, how to build collaborative relationships across roles, and how to lead school change processes as part of a learning organization....

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AGS 825, Leading School-Community Partnerships

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020
In order to facilitate lasting and meaningful change, aspiring school leaders need the tools and frameworks to support them in this work, which ultimately helps to improve organizational practice, capacity, and culture. In this course, aspiring school leaders will learn how to make strong connections within the school community, and among the school, local community, and community-based organizations. Partnering with families and local organizations is crucial to building organizational capacity in schools. In this course, students will learn tools and frameworks that can help them to forge... Read more about AGS 825, Leading School-Community Partnerships