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The Ed.S. with a Major in Educational Leadership is an approved graduate program in Georgia that prepares educators for Tier Two Educational Leadership Certification. Aligned to the Professional Standards for Educational Leadership, the 30 hour programs in offered online. Coursework is delivered 100% online.
Valid Georgia T-6, T-7, S-6, S-7 or comparable Level 6 Georgia certificate and valid Standard Professional Educational Leadership Tier One.
Candidate must receive a minimum grade of “B” in all courses and have a cumulative GPA of not less than 3.00 on ALL coursework for add-on certification recommendation.
Individualized Educational Professional Practice Plan must be completed.
Student must complete a pre/post self-evaluation rubric.
Candidate MUST receive program approval in order to register for the Performance based Assessment for School Leaders.
Note: The Tier-I Section courses are only prerequisites within the Extended Ed.S. Program. To obtain a Tier-I Certification within the Extended Ed.S. Program, you must have taken, at a minimum, one more course in the Tier-II Section (excluding the Tier-II Clinical Practice Residency Course). This will make the 21 credit hours required for Tier-I Certification.