Leadership—Lead educational institutions and departments through collaborative, visionary planning and decision making.
Organizational Management—Manage and evaluate organizational operations including human, monetary, and physical resources for institutional improvement.
Diversity Leadership—Promote, create, and monitor appreciation and cultivation of diversity.
Policy and Law—Interpret, develop, and implement local, state, and federal policy and law.
Political Influence and Governance—Nurture a cooperative alliance of key stakeholders to influence the politics and governance of educational institutions.
Communication—Utilize communication skills essential to inform and facilitate effective organizational communication.
Community Relations—Establish and maintain positive and effective community relations relative to educational institutions.
Curriculum Planning and Development for the Success of All Learners—Facilitate the planning and development of curriculum, assessment, and instruction.
Instructional Management for the Success of All Learners—Design, implement, and support instruction, assessment strategies, and behavior management.
Use Research Effectively—Integrate current research appropriate for all learners.
Human Resource Management—Interpret, apply, and manage policies and procedures which foster positive and productive performance from faculty and staff.
Values and Ethics of Leadership—Practice ethical leadership, ensuring the best interest of all learners.
Judgment and Problem Analysis—Implement and facilitate problem-solving strategies, integrating critical thinking, creativity, logic, and collaboration.
Safety and Security—Create safety and security plans to sustain an emotionally and physically safe educational environment for all.
As a student of the K–12 Principal Certificate program, you will have intentional focus on:
Instructional Leadership—Apply school and district-wide literacy and numeracy systems.
Monitor Student Learning—Develop and manage effective learning environments and experiences for all students.
Leadership—Lead the community within K–12 institutions, promoting inclusiveness and effective communication.