Curriculum

Course Descriptions

  

Program Director:
Dr. Rebecca Shopfner

 

Master of Education Teaching, Learning,
and Leadership

An Educational Leadership Licensure Consortium (ELCC) nationally recognized exemplary program Nationally accredited by the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE)

Center for Leadership and Learning (CLL) Mission
The mission of the Center for Leadership and Learning is to prepare, through a performance-based system, school leadership teams (administrators, counselors, teachers) with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work collaboratively to develop a professional learning community focused on student success.

Master of Education, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership (MTLL)
The Master of Education, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership is designed to prepare candidates for a degree, and eligibility for Arkansas Department of Education licensure as a curriculum leader. The degree program of study consists of 13 hours of school leadership core courses and 21 hours of curriculum speciality courses.

Authentic classroom experiences, representative of daily situations school leaders encounter, are integrated into courses. The Teaching, Learning and Leadership degree program is designed for completion  within two and one-half years. Graduate College requirements specify degree completion within a six year time period. Individuals are entered into the program as cohorts.

Application to the Center for Leadership and Learning
Teaching, Learning and Leadership Degree Program of Study

Interested individuals must first apply and be accepted to  the Arkansas Tech University Graduate College.

 Complete the on-line graduate application form

  1. Request official transcripts from each college or university attended

  2. Furnish proof of immunity against measles and rubella by sending proof of two (2) MMR immunization shots.

  3. Pay a non-refundable application fee of $25

  4. Send transcripts and MMR records  to:
    Arkansas Tech University Graduate College
    1507 North Boulder Avenue
    Tomlinson 113
    Russellville, AR 72801    (479)968.0398 or gradcollege@atu.edu

After an individual is accepted into Graduate College, the individual must be accepted into the Center for Leadership and Learning Teaching, Learning and Leadership Program of Study. To make application to the Teaching, Learning and Leadership, program, individuals must provide:

  1. Letter documenting two (2) years classroom teaching experience

  2. Copy of current teaching license

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