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Master of Education - Teacher Leader

The Education Division at Lindsey Wilson College offers an online Master of Education Teacher as Leader degree program. It incorporates online delivery through Blackboard,  one hour weekly online sessions, independent online tutoring, class dicussion board, face to face cluster meetings, field assignments in the teachers classroom, and field supervision to streCohort 2010-11.JPGngthen the connection between theory and practice.


Online Teacher as Leader Program Prepares Candidates for Leadership Opportunities

By completing the Master of Education Teacher as Leader program, candidates will have the knowledge and skills to be active leaders in their schools and communities. Here are just a few of the possibilities:

  • Chair school leadership teams
  • Content area coaches
  • Focus group leader                                                                                                                        
  • RTI leader                                                                                                                
  • Design and deliver professional development                                                                                                        
  • Mentor new teachers
  • Develop and model best practices for other teachers
  • Chair departments, grade levels, or content areas                                                  
  • Guide and lead the work of task forces                                                          
  • Design curriculum
  • Leadership for school improvement initiatives
  • Technology leader
  • Assessment leader
  • Serve on state committees and teams giving leadership
    in areas of expertise


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree from accredited institution
  • Base Certification or Statement of Eligibility
  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Letter of recommendation from an Administrator
  • Evidence of successful classroom instruction (KTIP or successful copletion of student teaching)
  • 3 letters of recommendation of Leadership Potential
  • Teacher Dispositions Recommendations
  • Complete entrance packet
  • Entrance interview

The Division of Education at Lindsey Wilson College is accredited by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE),

The Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development is not part of the Education Division for Teacher Preparation.  A degree in the MEd Counseling / Human Development program does not lead to P-12 School Counselor certification nor does it satisfy requirements for Rank II or Rank I change.

NCATE Accreditation Institutional Report and Exhibits

The Education Division at Lindsey Wilson College is committed to the institution's mission of "Every Student, Every Day" and centers instruction on our division motto "Teacher as Leader for the 21st Century." Our instructors are qualified professionals who are current in best practices and are active in area, state, and national organizations.

Program Distinctions

The Master of Education Teacher as Leader at Lindsey Wilson College is a 30 credit hour program that can be completed online. When students enter the program, each master's candidate designs the curriculum schedule for program completion.  This can be done in one to three years with graduate students taking one to three semester long classes (3 - 9 hours of course work) each semester.   The practitioner-based curriculum is designed to be offered through online instruction and includes scheduled weekly meetings for each course to provide interaction with the instructor and other candidates in the course.  Cluster meetings are scheduled once each semester at common sites near the graduate student's school.  A faculty field coordinator also visits the graduate students in their school each semester to coordinate field work and action research projects.

       The LWC Teacher as Leader Program offers the convenience of online learning eliminating travel, while retaining the personal contact with the course instructor and fellow graduate students.


Why choose Master of Education - Teacher Leader?
  • Entire Master of Education Program completed online
  • Individual attention
  • Mentoring support from graduate faculty
  • Collaboration between graduate faculty and the local school district
  • Develop expertise in ESL, literacy instruction in the content areas, 21st Century Skills, and differentiating instruction
  • Job-embedded experiences
  • Lead Professional Development in your School
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