EDLD - Education Leadership

EDLD 507. Foundations of Educational Leadership. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)Su

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, BA/BS in Education. This is the entry course for the K-12 Educational Leadership program. Topics included are leadership theory and practice; instructional leadership; basic organization theory; working with students, staff, parents, and community; creating a vision and a strategic plan for realizing the vision; and the identification and initial development of leadership skills, including a personal and professional code of ethics.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10870001IntersessionMTWRFREID3018:00am - 4:00pm
2019 Summer Session10871002Intersession-- -

EDLD 512. Finance and Administration in Higher Education. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. The study of financial governance across higher education from macro-systems (national and state governing boards) to micro-systems (university, college, and department). In the course, students assess the impact of various decisions, methods of budgeting, and levels of funding on students.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session11243001First Half Session-- -

EDLD 515. Planned Change. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)Su

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. A study of the change process as applied to schools. Includes the theory and process of change, research about change, roles and practice, change models and systems, and leadership in school improvement planning and implementation, and evaluation of changed systems.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10872001IntersessionMTWRFREID4258:00am - 4:00pm
2019 Summer Session10873002Intersession-- -

EDLD 565. K-12 Instructional Leadership. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITES: EDLD 508 and EDLD 534. Students will examine issues, challenges, and processes in K-12 curriculum and instruction in elementary and secondary schools. The course prepares school leaders for the role of instructional leader at the building level, and the specific leadership behaviors demonstrated to improve student achievement.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10868001First Half SessionMTWRFREID3011:00pm - 5:00pm
2019 Summer Session10869002First Half Session-- -

EDLD 566. Administration and Supervision of Special Education Programs. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)Su

PREREQUISITE: EDLD 532. Administration and Supervision of Special Education Programs is a master’s level course designed to provide school principals and special education supervisors with the knowledge and skills to effectively and ethically plan, organize and manage special education and related services in their schools. This is a required course for K-12 Principal licensure in Montana.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session11040001First Half SessionMTWRFREID8:00am - 12:00pm
2019 Summer Session11244002First Half Session-- -

EDLD 571. In-Service Education. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Lec, 1-4 Lab; 6 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing and employment by sponsoring school organization. A carefully supervised group study of an educational problem. The study will culminate in a special report, syllabus, blueprint, course of study or guide book or report to be filed with the local administrator and with the.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10393001Full Semester-- -

EDLD 620. The School Superintendent. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITE: Master's degree, Principal licensure, or consent of instructor. This course focuses on the leadership skills necessary for the school superintendent. There is emphasis on superintendent relations with the school board and the school community, and on working with stakeholders to identify school priorities. The development of effective and appropriate communication strategies and interpersonal skills that promote public confidence for schools is stressed.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10864001First Half SessionMTWRFREID1268:00am - 12:00pm

EDLD 645. Personnel and Collective Bargaining in MT. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITE: Master's degree in Educational Leadership and principal licensure. This course is designed to prepare educational leaders to apply effective job analysis procedures, to understand performance appraisal for instructional and non-instructional staff, formulate professional growth plans, negotiate union agreements, and apply appropriate policies, criteria, processes for recruitment, selection, induction, and compensation of personnel with an emphasis on equity and diversity.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10865001Full SemesterMTWRFREID1268:00am - 12:00pm

EDLD 650. MT Finance & Facilities. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITE: Master's degree in Educational Leadership and principal licensure. This course is designed to facilitate a more in depth understanding of the efficient and effective use of finances, facilities, and other tangible and intangible resources at the school district level. An emphasis will be placed on Montana school finance structures, equitable distribution of resources and the alignment of resources to strategic plans and district vision. This course fulfills the Montana Chapter 57 licensure requirements for superintendents educated in out of state preparation programs.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10866001First Half SessionMTWRFREID1261:00pm - 5:00pm

EDLD 655. MT Legal & Policy Studies. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITE: Master's degree in Educational Leadership. This course is designed to facilitate a more in-depth understanding of legal issues relative to education in Montana and their policy implications. Students will increase their understanding of how legal decisions impact their school. They will explore policy analysis and implementation, and develop an understanding of how laws, policies, and systemic organizational life are intertwined. This course fulfills the Montana Chapter 57 licensure requirements for superintendents educated in out of state preparation programs.

TermCRNSectionSession/DatesDaysLocationTime
2019 Summer Session10867002Full SemesterMTWRFREID1261:00pm - 5:00pm