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Education Leadership

Program Description

The Education Leadership program is designed to prepare candidates for leadership and management positions in a variety of educational settings. The program emphasizes an understanding of the complexities of change in schools, communities, and organizations. Participants are expected to develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to create and maintain learning environments that value diversity, continual knowledge acquisition, instructional leadership, innovative and ethical decision-making, reflective practice, and successful achievement of all school-aged youth.

Learning opportunities are presented in large and small group discussions, on-the-job training, case studies, lectures, scenarios, simulations, problem-based activities, internship experiences which are integrated into the course work, and an annual leadership conference.

News and Announcements

Real Life 101 Weddings Panel Features Maggie Daniels

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Monte Durham of "Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta" and Maggie Daniels captivated a full house with their talk on weddings last week.   Read more...

Moving SMART-ly: Lab Helps Athletes Avoid Injury

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In recent decades, runners have adjusted to new shoes, music, clothing and energy bars. The innovation they would most like to see, however, has eluded them. Read more...

Mason Students Attend Teachers of Promise Institute

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Last week Graduate School of Education students and faculty attended the Teachers of Promise Institute, which recognizes and celebrates the best prospective teachers in America. Read more...

Mason Educators Train Teachers from 20 Countries

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Mason educators were part of a group representing 20 different countries visiting the United States and George Mason University for six weeks this winter as part of a U.S. Department of State grant. Read more...

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