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Professional Development Learning Community

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

12 months
Duration
931 USD/credit 27930 USD/year
931 USD/credit 27930 USD/year
424 USD/credit 12720 USD/year
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About

Get ready to build your leadership skills. This Professional Development Learning Community degree from University of Wisconsin - River Falls readies teachers and other educational professionals to meet the challenges of today’s schools and society.

Overview

The Professional Development Learning Community curriculum will challenge you to improve your craft and practice while providing you with the tools and strategies necessary to reflect on, evaluate and enhance student learning. If you are dedicated to fostering learning opportunities for all learners and collaborating with colleagues, this program will increase your capacity as a teacher leader.

The Professional Development Learning Community degree from University of Wisconsin - River Falls uses a learning community model that connects theory into practice, practice into strategy, and strategy into transformation. As a graduate, you will be well positioned to become an educational leader and master teacher whose proficiency will transform learning experiences at your school or other educational setting.

Who Should Enroll

  • Anyone interested in developing teacher leadership, teaching and leadership skills in an educational setting. 
  • Pre-K-16 educators who want to lead enhanced learning experiences.
  • Individuals pursuing master teacher status.

Key Features

  • Develop an action research project of your choice to improve your practice and enhance your classroom and school while collaborating with your classmates in a professional learning community.
  • Courses include opportunities for individually designed, experiential learning. Possible areas of focus: Leadership, Curriculum, Equity, Technology, Literacy, Policy, or National Board Certification.
  • Curriculum provides both theoretical and practical experiences based on reflective practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning in Community: Collaboration, Inquiry and Reflection
  • Educational Research
  • Cultivating Social Justice and Equity
  • The Learner: Knowledge Construction and Meeting the Unique Needs of Learners
  • Educational Action Research: Methods and Practice
  • The Learning Process: Construction of Effective Learning Environments
  • Independent Experiential Learning Seminar
  • The Profession: Current Trends and the Teacher-Leader

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 (on a four-point scale) or an average of at least 2.90 based on the last 64 semester credits (90 quarter credits) of the undergraduate program
  • Completed application received with $56 processing fee
  • Any additional admissions requirements specific to your program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 931 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 931 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 424 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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