Advanced Certificate in School District Business Leader (SDBL)
CIP Code and description: 520201
Entrants into the School District Business Leader (SDBL) program must have completed a Master’s degree. Students in the programs must maintain a quality-point average of not less than 3.0 and must pass a digital portfolio comprehensive examination.
I. Required Courses (27 credits)
|EDE 8701||Educational Administration|
|EDE 8711||School Law|
|EDE 8721||Personnel Administration|
|EDE 8732||Curriculum Development|
|EDE 8737||School District Administrator|
|EDE 8738||Public School Finance and Budget|
|EDE 8741||Computers for the Educational Administrator|
|EDE 8748||Advanced School Business Leadership|
II. Internship (6 credits)
|EDE 8793||School District Business Leader Internship I|
|EDE 8794||School District Business Leader Internship II|
|(Prerequisites: fifty percent of required courses must be completed)|
III. 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.
IV. Parts 1 and 2 of the New York State School District Business Leader Certification Exams
NYS Certification Requirements:
- 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.