The Teacher Leader Graduate Certificate is an 18-credit program and partnership between the Curriculum Studies and the Educational Foundations departments to prepare teachers to lead classroom, school and district improvement through a range of leadership roles based on the Teacher Leader Model Standards. Graduates will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to assume educational leadership roles in various school and community contexts & conduct and disseminate research to inform Teacher Leadership. The certificate may be earned with the MEd-CS, or as a certificate-only program. Students have the option of adding the field, Teacher Leader, to an existing Hawai‘i Standard or Advanced License.
Who should consider this program
K-12 educators throughout Hawaiʻi with at least three years of teaching experience who will assume educational/teacher leadership roles in various school and community contexts.