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Teacher Leadership

Fort Lewis College

24 months
375 USD/credit 5625 USD/year
375 USD/credit 5625 USD/year
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Be a leader in your school. Be the change you’d like to see in your learning community. Research and discover instructional initiatives that improve student achievement and then implement these ideas in your school, on the Teacher Leadership program at Fort Lewis College. See the change, be the change. 


A teacher leader is someone who:

  • Promotes, advocates, and initiates meaningful change in P-12 education
  • Collaborates with peers to develop and implement instructional initiatives that respond to problems in student learning and achievement
  • Sees opportunities for change, analyzes data, shares ideas with colleagues, and helps to implement and evaluate initiatives

Eligibility & career possibilities

This Teacher Leadership program from Fort Lewis College, does NOT lead to principal licensure or teacher certification. To pursue teacher certification with us, we have three pathways for you:
  • Undergraduate programs (if you do not yet have a bachelor's degree)
  • Post-baccalaureate program (if you already have a bachelor's degree)
  • Master of Arts in Education, Teacher Licensure (if you already have a bachelor's degree)
Some of our recent Teacher Leadership graduates are now in the following roles:
  • Administrator
  • District Curriculum Team for Fine Arts
  • Grade level team leader
  • Interventionist
  • Program Developer
  • School or district committee member
  • Student Advisor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 21st Century Curriculum Design
  • Emerging Technology in Education
  • Data Analysis & Transforming Assessments
  • Student-centered Differentiated Instruction
  • Cultural Competency & Schools 
  • Instructional coaching
  • Action Research: Teacher Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • When you submit the application, you will be required to pay the $50 application fee by electronic check or credit card.
    • Official Transcripts
    • Essay
    • Résumé
    • Background check & fingerprints
    • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    5625 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Durango

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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