EDU 622: Instructional Leadership for the Principal (3 credits)

EDU 622: Instructional Leadership for the Principal (3 credits)

This course is designed to provide the Principal Candidate with an understanding of the strong correlation between instructional leadership, teacher effectiveness and student achievement. The Candidate will know how to analyze the critical attributes of teacher effectiveness and supervise and evaluate with an emphasis on continual growth and accountability. The Candidate will know how to observe for good instruction and provide effective feedback on instructional strategies, classroom management, curriculum and assessment. The Candidate will be familiar with the Nebraska Teacher Evaluation Framework and know the legal responsibilities when deciding for non-renewal of a teacher contract. The Principal Candidate will spend a minimum of 20 clock hours in school-based experience(s).