Leadership Studies (MAE)

International Society for Technology in Education
ISTE Standards for Administrators
ISTE-A Standards

Wisconsin Administrators License
WI Admin Standards

State of Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction
Licensure Program Content Guidelines


Marian University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission .

Mission

Within the spirit and institutional framework of Marian University, we are committed to the development of caring, competent, reflective individuals for present and future professional roles by providing learning-centered, collaborative, accountable, and theoretically sound undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect values and ethics within an increasingly diverse and global society.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Facilitate the development of a shared vision of learning.
  2. Promote a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth.
  3. Manage the learning organization, including operations and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
  4. Collaborate and mobilize resources to meet the needs of a diverse learning community.
  5. Act with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner.
  6. Analyze and influence the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.
  7. Demonstrate content knowledge and processes in the field of Educational Leadership necessary to promote effective teaching and learning.

Required Courses (32 credits)

Leads to MAE degree and to one of the following Wisconsin licenses:Principal, Director of Instruction, Director of Special Education and Pupil Services

EDL705 Educational Leadership 3 credits
EDL715 Educational Administration 3 credits
EDL725 Curriculum and Instruction 3 credits
EDL735 Research Application to Practice 3 credits
EDL745 Student Support Services for Diverse Student Populations 3 credits
EDL755 Leadership in Supervision and Personnel Development 3 credits
EDL765 Communication, School-Community Relations and Strategic Planning 3 credits
EDL775 School Finance 3 credits
EDL785 Law and Politics in Education 3 credits
EDL790 Values Development for Educational Leaders 1 credit
EDL Elective 2 credits
EDL796, 797, or 798 (practicum related to licensure sought) 2 credits

Or

Leads to MAE degree and to Wisconsin School Business Administrator license

EDL705 Educational Leadership 3 credits
EDL735 Research Application to Practice 3 credits
EDL745 Special School Programs, Support Services and Assessment of Diverse Student Populations 3 credits
EDL762 Advanced School Business Administration 3 credits
EDL764 Adv. Accounting & Computer Application in Ed. Administration 3 credits
EDL765 Communication, School-Community Relations and Strategic Planning 3 credits
EDL766 Human Resource & Risk Management Administration 3 credits
EDL768 Auxiliary Services Management 3 credits
EDL775 School Finance 3 credits
EDL785 Law and Politics in Education 3 credits
EDL790 Values Development for Educational Leaders 1 credit
EDL794 School Business Administrator Practicum 2 credits

Degree Requirements

The Master of Art in Education (MAE) degree in Educational Leadership requires a minimum of 32 semester credits (23 or more credits in Educational Leadership from Marian University). The student may earn licensure in PK-12 administration after completing the degree program.

Degree candidates must meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of the required course work or its equivalent with at least a 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale. Grades below "C" (2.00) are not counted toward meeting degree requirements;
  2. Successful completion of the online professional portfolio
  3. Successful completion of the master's comprehensive exam;
  4. Submission of application for degree completion;
  5. Eligibility to hold a Wisconsin license to teach; and
  6. Submission of evidence of three years of successful classroom teaching.

Candidates for the degree and/or license may need to meet additional state and university requirements, as determined at the time of admission.

ADMINISTRATIVE LICENSURE ONLY (LO)

Individuals who already have a master's degree and do not wish to receive another may seek initial licensure as a principal, director of instruction, director of special education/pupil services, or school business administrator.

Refer to the course requirements in the MAE in Educational Leadership degree program for specific coursework required for the following administrative licenses: principal, director of instruction, director of special education & pupil services, and school business administrator.

Individuals who already hold a Wisconsin principal license may seek licensure as a superintendent. Refer to the coursework required in the Ph.D. in Educational Administration program for the specific coursework required for the superintendent's license.

Dean, School of Education
Dr. Sue Stoddart
sstoddart@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8100

Department Chairperson
Dr. Nancy Riley
nriley@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8095

Support Staff
Ms. Pamela Wendt, Support Specialist III
pjwendt98@marianuniversity.edu
(920) 923-8095 or 1-800-262-7426 ext. 8095

Certification Officer
Ms. Joan Ferguson
ferguson@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8778

Graduate Academic Advisor
Ms. Vicky Norton
vlnorton82@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8920 or ext. 8542

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Dr. David Boers
dboers@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 7179

Dr. Sarah Chace
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1-800-262-7426 ext. 8105

Dr. Donna Innes, C.S.A.
dinnes@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 7633

Dr. Deb Kneser
dmkneser65@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8517

Dr. Nancy Riley
nriley@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8095

Dr. Patrick Saunders
pcsaunders93@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8556

Dr. Bradd Stucky
bstucky@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 7636

Dr. Deborah Watry
dnwatry00@marianuniversity.edu
1-800-262-7426 ext. 8137

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