Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Educational Leadership M.Ed.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of all Feinstein School of Education and Human Development admission requirements.
  2. A current résumé.

Retention Requirements

  1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. 
  2. A minimum grade of B- in LEAD 500 or LEAD 530. Students who receive a grade below a B- in either of these courses must consult with their advisor before registering for any subsequent course in the plan of study.
  3. A minimum grade of B in LEAD 502, LEAD 503, LEAD 504, LEAD 506, and LEAD 507. Students who receive a grade below a B in any of these courses must retake the course. Following retake of the course, a recommendation to continue from the student’s advisor is also required.
  4. Failure to meet any one of the above requirements is sufficient cause for dismissal from the program.

Core Courses

Year One

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
LEAD 504Leading Learning I: Planning, Instruction, Assessment

4

Fall.

Year Two

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
LEAD 502Building Connections: External Contexts of Leadership

3

Spring.
LEAD 503Building Connections in Diverse Contexts

1

Spring.
LEAD 506Creating Learning Structures: Equity, Law, Practice

4

Summer.
LEAD 507Leading Change I: Challenges, Capacity, Transformation

4

Fall.
ELECTIVE ELECTIVEChosen with advisor’s consent

3

 

Instructional Leadership Concentration

Year One

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
LEAD 530Instructional Leadership Foundation Seminar

2

Fall.
LEAD 531Instructional Leaders as Coaches

2

Fall.
LEAD 532Instructional Leader Internship I

2

Spring.
LEAD 533Instructional Leader Seminar I: Leading Change

2

Spring.

Year Two

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
LEAD 534Instructional Leader Internship II

2

Fall.
LEAD 535Instructional Leader Seminar II: Data Driven Decision Making

2

Spring.

Building Level Leader Concentration

Year One

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
LEAD 500Developing Leaders for Learning

3

Fall.
LEAD 501Developing Inquiry for Reflective Leadership

1

Spring.
LEAD 505Leading Learning II: Collaboration, Supervision, Technology

2

Spring.
LEAD 511Leadership Internship I

2

Spring.

Year Two

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
LEAD 508Leading Change II: Research, Accountability, Ethics

2

Spring.
LEAD 512Leadership Internship II

2

Spring.

Special Education Administration Concentration

(This concentration is awaiting RIDE program approval. Anticipated start date is Fall 2016. Please check with the Program Coordinator, Dr. Marie Lynch, for the latest updates.)

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SPED 606Leading Special Education I: Administration

3

As needed
SPED 607Leading Special Education II: Legal and Financial Aspects

3

As needed.
SPED 608Leading Special Education III: Program Development and Organization

4

As needed.
SPED 609Leading Special Education IV: Program Evaluation

4

As needed.

Total Credit Hours: 31-33