The Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate program is a 16-credit graduate program for those who wish to be leaders at the site level. This online teacher leadership certificate can be completed in just two academic terms (see the Get Started – Online Program page for details) and is designed for working teachers.
The program supports teachers' efforts to improve teaching and learning in schools. You will broaden your perspectives of leadership and how it functions within a school setting.
Certificate students will...
Enhance your leadership skills and prepare for future career advancement with this certificate from the premier university for educator preparation in Colorado. Participants in the certificate program are practicing teachers (P-12) who are interested in site-based leadership activities, including Teachers on Special Assignment (TOSAs).
Additionally, all credits earned in this certificate program will count toward a potential future Educational Leadership Master of Arts (MA), Educational Specialist (EdS) or Principal Licensure from UNC should you choose to pursue one after the certificate.