EDL 750 : The System Leader
The school district leader works on, rather than in, the system and must able to see both ?the forest and the trees?. This course examines the complexity of the modern school system as well as the systemic thinking and action required to effectively lead it. Through review and synthesis of earlier program content and experiences, candidates will develop the ability to comprehend the interrelationship of subsystems, identify often elusive levers of change and cultivate effective learning communities. This course will assist candidates in framing their capstone projects by deepening their knowledge of systems and their skill in analyzing them.