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Certificate of Graduate Studies – Teacher Leadership

This program is geared for experienced teachers who aspire to take a leadership role in their schools and districts. This program is designed to provide knowledge and skills pertaining to teacher leadership in curriculum development, instructional improvement, professional development, and peer coaching/mentoring.

The CGS-TL prepares teachers with the skills needed to assume leadership roles within their schools and beyond and provides important support and stepping stones toward National Board Certification.

Plan of Study

Course No. Course Title Credits
LEAD 504Leading Learning I: Planning, Instruction, Assessment4
LEAD 507Leading Change I: Challenges, Capacity, Transformation4
LEAD 530Teacher Leadership - Foundation Seminar 2
LEAD 531Teacher Leaders as Coaches2
LEAD 532Teacher Leadership Practicum2


LEAD 506Creating Learning Structures: Equity, Law, Practice4
LEAD 523Leadership, Law, and School Practices3

Total Credit Hours


For more information, please contact Andrew Snyder at or 401-456-9633​

Page last updated: October 25, 2017