Advanced Certificate in School District Leader

Advanced Certificate in School District Leader (SDL)

(HEGIS Code) 0828
CIP Code and description: 130404

Entrants into the School District Leader (SDL) program must complete 21 credits in the Dowling College School Building Leader Advanced Certificate Program and an internship as a school building leader and must have completed three years of classroom teaching service and/or pupil personnel service experience, in public or non-public schools N-12, permanent/professional teaching certification, and have completed a Master’s degree.

I. Required Courses 21 credits
EDE 8701 Educational Administration
EDE 8711 School Law
EDE 8722 Supervision of Instruction
EDE 8731 Educational Research
EDE 8732 Curriculum Development
EDE 8737 School District Administrator
EDE 8738 Public School Finance and Budget

 

II. Elective 3 credits
EDE 8721 Personnel Administration
EDE 8733 Educational Assessment
EDE 8734 Principalship
EDE 8736 Special Education Administrator
EDE 8741 Computers for the Educational Administrator

 

III. Internship 6 credits
EDE 8791 Internship I
EDE 8792 Internship II
(Prerequisites: 50% of required courses must be completed)

The Internship is offered during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

IV. Comprehensive Examination
All candidates for the Advanced Certificate Programs in Educational Administration who enroll after September 1, 2004, must pass a digital portfolio comprehensive examination and the New York State license examination.

 

NYS Certification Requirements:

  • You must have completed 3 years of classroom teaching service and/or pupil personnel service experience, in public or non-public schools N-12, and hold a permanent/professional teaching certification
  • You are required to complete 175 hours of professional development every 5 years.
  • You will need 3 years experience in leadership including a least one-year experience as a school leader to obtain professional certification.
  • You are required to complete the NYSTCE leadership assessment for the initial certification
  • Completion of Fingerprinting, workshops in school violence and intervention and in child abuse.
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