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Elementary Education for Teacher Leaders

Western Kentucky University

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
953 USD/credit
917 USD/credit
607 USD/credit
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About

This Elementary Education for Teacher Leaders program at Western Kentucky University is designed to develop Teacher Leaders who can positively impact student learning in their classrooms and schools. Courses and experiences include Professional Learning Communities in which students interact with other graduate students from various content areas and grade levels to discuss.

Overview

The Elementary Education for Teacher Leaders program at Western Kentucky University is divided into two instructional components. The first component, Professional Education, provides advanced level pedagogy, leadership, and content related to Kentucky Teacher Standards and applicable to all P-12 teachers working in a wide gamut of developmental levels and content areas.  

The second component, Specialization, directs the candidate into an individual program in content, pedagogy, and/or areas of professional growth concurrent with the goals of each candidate.

Concentration(s)

  • Elementary Math Specialist P-5 (KEM)
  • Environmental Education (KEV)
  • Gifted Education Endorsement (KE37)
  • Kentucky Computer Technology (KCT)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement (KE36)

Mission

Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Teacher Leadership
  • Curriculum Development
  • Classroom Instruction Strategies
  • School and Classroom Assessment
  • Action Research Design for Teacher Leaders
  • Action Research Capstone for Teacher Leaders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

31 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
139 (verbal)
139 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who are alumni of WKU teacher preparation programs must submit a current, valid teaching certificate or Statement of Eligibility1 for Elementary (Grades P-5).
  • Applicants with undergraduate degrees from all other accredited universities will be admitted without a qualifying GRE score if they have a minimum 2.75 GPA for all previous coursework (undergraduate and graduate) and a valid teaching certificate for elementary education.
  • Applicants with undergraduate degrees from all other higher education accredited universities with a GPA lower than 2.75 (undergraduate and graduate) must achieve a GAP score [(GRE-V + GRE-Q) + (GPA x 100)] of 550 or higher. 
  • Applicants to the MAE program in Elementary Education must hold or be eligible to hold a teaching certificate at the elementary level OR have a valid elementary program on file with the Office of Professional Educator Services.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    953 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 953 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    917 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 917 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    607 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 607 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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