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EDAD 675 Leading for Equity-Building Inclusive School Systems & Creating Syst Change

Content: During this course, teacher leaders, aspiring administrators, and current building and district administrators will explore themes and concepts of leadership and management essential to creating and sustaining equitable systemic change in today’s diverse school buildings. This culminating course will build on a strong conceptual and experiential knowledge base of equity and explicitly develop the leadership lens and skills critical to inspiring and empowering others to join in creating equitable, lasting change that improves the academic achievement of all students, especially students of color who continue to be underserved by our educational system. This course honors that while this work is a moral imperative, leading for equity at the building and district level is deeply challenging and requires unrelenting passion as well as a deep leadership skill set and conceptual understandings.
Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2 semester hours.