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A general guide to Education research for the Rosemont College community.

Guide Intro

Welcome to the EDU 4525: Educational Leadership

This is the first course in a sequence leading to candidacy for PA administrative certification as a K-12 school principal. The theories of leadership, organizational culture and planned change are studied. The principal as instructional leader, to improve teaching and learning, is investigated as well as the importance of school visions, missions, strategic planning and data-driven decision making. The role of the school principal in supporting curriculum and professional development and the research underpinnings of effective schools are reviewed.

This guide provides access to resources to help with the course.

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What Great Principals Do Differently

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  • Education leadership
  • Leadership development
  • Higher Education
  • Principal/ School Principal
  • School leadership