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Name: Dr. Brenda S Roberts
Email: broberts@pittstate.edu
Phone: 620-235-4498

Advanced Studies in Leadership, EDS

The Department of Teaching and Leadership offers a Specialist in Education degree with a major in Advanced Studies in Leadership. Within the program, students will select from two different emphasis areas, listed below. This program is designed to prepare superintendents and other central office personnel and offers students specific comprehensive knowledge of administration at both elementary and secondary levels.

Students can choose between the following emphasis areas:

  • General School Administration
  • Special Education
The program will offer convenience and flexibility through the online format, for teachers who are already employed but still seeking to further their education and career prospects. For more information, get in touch with the faculty advisor listed in the Contact box on the left.

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Program Outline


General School Administration 


Core Courses - General School Administration
  LDSP 901 Educational Systems Leadership I
  LDSP 902 Educational Systems Leadership II
  LDSP 903 Educational Systems Leadership III
  LDSP 997 Practicum Educational
Systems Leadership I
  LDSP 998 Practicum: Educational
Systems Leadership II

Research Core Courses
  TCHL 824 Educational Statistics I
  TCHL 826 Computer Applications in Advanced Educational Research
  TCHL 884 Educational Statistics II
  TCHL 930 Seminar in Research Skills AND/OR
  TCHL 990 Special Research Project
  TCHL 991 Research and Specialist Thesis

Leadership Core Courses
  LDSP 800 Educational Leadership I
  LDSP 854 Organizational Theory and Planning
  LDSP 859 Change Processes and Professional Development
  TCHL 870 Grant Writing and External Resources
  LDSP 874 Educational Policy Making and Reform
 

Special Education


Core Courses - Special Education
  SPED 821 Strategies for Building Social Relationships
  SPED 822 Seminar in Special Education Law
  SPED 823 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Inclusive Classroom
  SPED 827 Understanding Sensory Processing   Characteristics
  SPED 829 Issues in Transition
  SPED 912 Characteristics of Students with Autism
  Spectrum Disorder
  SPED 914 Research Strategies for School and Community

Research Core Courses
  TCHL 824 Educational Statistics I
  TCHL 826 Computer Applications in Advanced Educational Research
  TCHL 884 Educational Statistics II
  TCHL 930 Seminar in Research Skills AND/OR
  TCHL 990 Special Research Project
  TCHL 991 Research and Specialist Thesis

Leadership Core Courses
  LDSP 800 Educational Leadership I
  LDSP 854 Organizational Theory and Planning
  LDSP 859 Change Processes and Professional Development
  TCHL 870 Grant Writing and External Resources