WILKES-BARRE, PA. (May 9, 2013) – Wilkes University is accepting applications from K-12 principals and supervisors for enrollment in its superintendent certification program this fall. The program is offered in a hybrid format, blending face-to-face and online learning. It is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Upon successful completion, students will be recommended for the superintendent’s letter of eligibility through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
The program prepares educators to assume a superintendent role by emphasizing leadership and supervisory skills. Students will explore education topics in technology, human resources, professional development, law, strategic planning, finance, facilities, and curriculum and instruction. The program is 30 credits, which includes a six-credit internship.
Credits earned can be applied to Wilkes University’s doctor of education degree. Thirty additional credits will be required to earn the Ed.D. in educational leadership. Students may apply for doctor of education program during or at the conclusion of the superintendent program.
A master’s degree in education and a current Pennsylvania principal or supervisory certificate is required for admission. In addition to the application, candidates must submit three recommendation forms, official college transcripts and copies of Pennsylvania certifications and professional licenses.
Tuition is $565 per credit. The application deadline is Aug. 1. Classes start Sept. 7.
For more information, visit www.wilkes.edu/GradEd or call Pamela Koslosky at Pamela.Koslosky@wilkes.edu or (800) WILKES-U Ext. 7388.