The Educational Leadership program is focused on the moral purpose of building the capacity of our graduate candidates so that they can go forward and bring Cultures of Character practices into the heart of their school communities. The Program is grounded in:
Program-specific leadership virtues
The development of leader character
Cultivating practical wisdom
Why Cultures of Character?
The emphasis on character combined with culture-building allows future leaders to not only design curricular efforts for character education and Social Emotional Learning, but also extend this work throughout all aspects of the school environment.
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This program was designed to help you become a more effective leader for PK-12 schools while meeting Illinois principal endorsement requirements. Thanks to the generosity of the Kern Family Foundation, this program also includes an internship fellowship program, targeted scholarships, and an enhanced curriculum that prepares you to foster a culture of character that develops social and emotional skills at your school.
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The master of education in educational leadership program features a curriculum infused with research-based character education instruction. You’ll learn what it takes to promote a culture of character in your school while also mastering strong management and operational skills.
A generous grant from the Kern Family Foundation enables North Central College to provide scholarships to applicants who are underrepresented in administrative ranks, currently work in underserved communities, or demonstrate a commitment to fostering a culture of character in a PK-12 school setting.
Become an innovator and a leader in your educational community! Our new and redesigned master of education degrees will prepare you to guide your school to the next level. At North Central, you will grow into a professional in the field and learn the skills you need to create professional, welcoming environments to help students, teachers and staff grow.