The Master of Arts: Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction degree program encourages leadership, self-reflection, lifelong learners who design, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instruction; interpret and apply current research findings; and conduct relevant classroom research.

Master of Arts: Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction

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The Master of Arts: Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction degree program encourages self-reflective, lifelong learners who design, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instruction; interpret and apply current research findings; and conduct relevant classroom research.

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Designed for current school teachers who wish to enhance their leadership skills and career opportunities, the five-semester Master of Arts: Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction program will provide:

  1. a study of the theoretical base, research, and exemplary practices of current trends and issues in curriculum and instruction for teacher leaders;
  2. opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills needed to meet diverse needs of students in inclusive classroom settings;
  3. opportunities to utilize current technologies and to integrate technology in the classroom;
  4. advanced expertise in teaching communication skills across the curriculum;
  5. opportunities to develop teachers as leaders who are agents of change in the schools, in the local community, and in the global community;
  6. opportunities to develop and refine leadership styles and skills through a process of active engagement in learning, self-reflection, planning, collaboration, reflective teaching, and development of interpersonal and motivational skills; and
  7. a learning environment that fosters respect and ethical principles in teacher/student and colleague relationships.

Gardner-Webb University’s School of Education offers a learning environment that supports Christian values in the classroom. You will gain valuable professional preparation to succeed in your career and help your future students succeed in school. You will also benefit from spiritual support that prepares you for ethical, inspired leadership.

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