Required Course Work
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
EDAD 5300 Introduction to Issues in School Leadership 3
EDAD 5301 Leadership for Learning 3
EDAD 5303 Leadership and Supervision in Diverse Contexts: Ensuring Inclusive and Equitable Learning 3
EDAD 5304 School Operations: Finance, Management, Technology and Communication 3
EDAD 5305 Knowledge for School Improvement: How to Access, Interpret and Apply Data 3
EDAD 5302 Context for School Reform: Education Law, Policy and Politics 3
EDAD 5306 Change Leadership 3
EDAD 5307 Clinical Experience in School Leadership (Part I) 3
EDAD 5308 Clinical Experience in School Leadership (Part II) 3

To received Temple University endorsement for a principal's certificate, successful candidates must:

  1. complete all required course work within PDE GPA guidelines,
  2. complete field experience as part of the program and receive a satisfactory evaluation from the supervisor or administrator most familiar with performance demonstrated during the field experience,
  3. pass the Praxis 6011 - School Leaders Licensure Assessment, and
  4. be certified as a professional educator with a minimum of (3) three years of satisfactory experience.

It is the student’s responsibility to schedule him / herself for Praxis and arrange to have the results reported to Temple and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  After completing all requirements, candidates must submit an application for endorsement via the Teacher Information Management System (TIMS) on MyPDESuite. Visit the Temple Certification Office for more information

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