EDL 7113 Leadership and Governance

This course will explore and analyze the concept of transformational leadership in education at all levels of PK-12 schooling and study its impact on governance in schools and school districts. Students will address the issues of effective governance under both effective and ineffective school boards and the role of education leaders in both, focusing on enriching one and improving the other. Guest speakers will include school board members, legislators, and others who have influence on education policy. The course is taken in conjunction with EDL 7114: Labor Negotiations and Law.