EAS 678: Organizational Leadership 3 credits
An exploration of organizational theory and its application in a school setting, emphasizing strategic planning, instructional leadership and public relations.
Prerequisite: EAS 660.
- Dates: January 11 – February 25
- Register by: December 28
The Leadership Challenge
James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the ISLLC Standards
Reginald Leon Green
Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer Myths, Build Commitment, and Get Results
Douglas B. Reeves
EAS 695: Educational Leadership Action Research Project 3 credits
Supervised experience under an experienced school administrator. The student is expected to demonstrate the implementation of leadership skills (tied to coursework taken in this program) to an approved project in a K-12 educational setting. A Leadership Portfolio will also be submitted.
- Dates: January 11 – April 29
- Register by: December 28
- Additional Course Information: Students are expected to use APA formatting as detailed in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2nd printing).
Balanced leadership for powerful learning: Tools for achieving success in your school
Goodwin, B. & Cameron, G. with Hein, H.
School Leadership that Works
Robert Marzano, Timothy Waters, Brian McNulty
EAS 670: Pupil Personnel Services 3 credits
A survey of guidance services and their application in both elementary and secondary educational settings. Practical guidance problems are considered.
- Dates: March 6 – April 29
- Register by: February 20
How to Help People Change
Zondervan Publishing House, 1986
Charting the Course: Pupil Personnel Services in the Christian School
BJU Press, 2003
The Heart of Anger
Calvary Press, 1997
The Age of Opportunity
Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 2001
EAS 660: Foundations of Leadership 3 credits
Emphasizes basic administrative theory and research for the school leader, focusing on the current practices and examining trends in such areas as leadership skills, personnel development and decision making.
- Dates: June 5 – July 15
- Register by: May 22
Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters
Bethany House, 2012
How to be a Team Player and Enjoy It
Ambassador International, 2013
Biblical Leadership: Becoming a Different Kind of Leader
Ken Collier & Matt Williams
Ambassador International, 2004
A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement
Edward Earwood & Phil Suiter
Ambassador International, 2012
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