Graduate Catalog 2020-2021

Leadership in Education (Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate)

Program Administrator:

Diane Brescia

Building (3S), Room 211A

Telephone: 718.982.3877

Email: diane.brescia@csi.cuny.edu

Faculty Advisor:

Professor Susan Sullivan

Building (3S), Room 218

Telephone: 718.982.3744

Email: susan.sullivan@csi.cuny.edu

This certificate program is designed to prepare qualified candidates for leadership positions in schools in New York State, with an emphasis on effective leadership in urban schools. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have met the statutory requirements of the New York State Department of Education for certification as School Building Leader and School District Leader. All students move through the course of studies with a cohort.

Gainful Employment Program

The College of Staten Island offers the following Gainful Employment program: If you seek additional information about the Education program, please contact Dr. Ruth Powers-Silverberg in the Department of Education at 718.982.3726 or email her at ruth.silverberg@csi.cuny.edu.

Advanced Certificate in Leadership in Education

Admission Requirement for SDL Track

  • School Administrator and Supervisor (SAS) or School Building Leader (SBL) Certificate
  • 51 Credits completed at the graduate level (total of 60 upon completion as required by NYSED)
  • A master's degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Professional recommendations (three)
  • Three years full-time teaching or Pupil Personnel Services experiences
  • An interview with faculty of the program and district partners

Applicants may be granted credit for prior coursework completed at CSI or another college or university based on the determination by program faculty. Applications are accepted during the spring.

Admission Requirements for SBL/SDL Track

  • A master’s degree with a minimum average of 3.0 (B).
  • Evidence of four years’ teaching experience in an accredited school or equivalent.
  • Professional recommendations (three).
  • Letter of Intent
  • An interview with faculty of the program and district partners.

Applications are accepted during the spring for admission in the summer session.

Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate for Leadership in Education Degree Requirements

SBL/SDL Track

The program requires 30 credits of approved coursework within a cohort model including: 24 credits in supervision, administration, curriculum, policy analysis, human relations; theory, research, and practice in educational leadership; six credits in a field experience seminar.

EDA 710Curriculum Design and Development

3

EDA 720Supervision and Improvement of Instruction in Schools

3

EDA 724Organization and Administration of Schools, Part I

3

EDA 726Organization and Administration of Schools, Part II

3

EDA 728Field Experience Seminar in Leadership in Education I

3

EDA 729Field Experience Seminar in Leadership in Education II

3

EDA 731Research Seminar in Leadership in Education

3

EDA 732Educational Leadership, Part I

3

EDA 733Educational Leadership, Part II

3

EDA 735Law and Finance in Contemporary Schools

3

SDL Track

The program requires 9 credits of approved coursework. All courses have a fieldwork component, with fieldwork projects focused on district level issues.

EDA 731Research Seminar in Leadership in Education

3

EDA 733Educational Leadership, Part II

3

EDA 735Law and Finance in Contemporary Schools

3