Superintendent Option, Early Childhood Education (EdD)

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Education doctoral students can pursue the Superintendent Endorsement, which is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education. Students must be admitted to the doctoral program in the College of Education and complete requirements of the program to qualify for the Superintendent Endorsement.

Additional Program Requirements

Early Childhood Education doctoral students must also complete the following courses along with the superintendent internship:

Course Title Quarter Hours
A&S 803THE SUPERINTENDENCY: PROGRAMS, SYSTEMS, AND STRUCTURES4
A&S 823COMMUNITY AND CONSENSUS BUILDING FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT4
A&S 824ADVANCED HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT4
A&S 834THE SUPERINTENDENT AS INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER4
A&S 843THE POLITICS OF SCHOOLING4
A&S 873CURRENT TRENDS IN BUDGETING AND FINANCE4
A&S 883SCHOOL LAW4

Superintendent Internship Requirement

Course Title Quarter Hours
A&S 898SUPERINTENDENT INTERNSHIP SEMINAR - THEORY INTO PRACTICE1
A&S 899SUPERINTENDENT INTERNSHIP (TOPIC I, Fall quarter)1
A&S 899SUPERINTENDENT INTERNSHIP (TOPIC II, Winter quarter)1
A&S 899SUPERINTENDENT INTERNSHIP (TOPIC III, Spring quarter)1