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Master of Education in Instructional Coaching

Lead + Innovate + Redesign 

Build the skills you need to redesign student learning and professional development. Our master of education in instructional coaching will allow you to gain a unique focus on instruction, assessment and other areas to help you elevate your students' experience and growth in your school. 

Learn how you can save up to 20% in graduate tuition with an Education Alliance Grant.  Contact the School of Graduate and Professional Studies at (630) 637-5555.

Master of Education in Instructional Coaching

with Eligibility for Teacher Leader Endorsement

The redesigned master of education in instructional coaching program fosters teacher leaders highly skilled in instruction, assessment, student learning and professional development. Upon completion of the degree, you'll be eligible for the Illinois teacher leader endorsement. The program also positions you to earn additional teaching endorsements beyond your master's degree. 

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Throughout the program, you will complete seven required core courses with an emphasis on student and teacher growth, change dynamics, professional development planning, coaching, advocacy, and teacher leadership in the school environment. The curriculum is designed for you to become an effective instructional facilitatora licensed teacher leader who supports and coaches continuous improvement in classroom instruction. 

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Take the next steps in your instructional coaching career.

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Explore the Curriculum

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Steps to Apply

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Cost of Attendance

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Explore our Master of Education Degrees

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 leader in the field and learn the skills you need to create professional, welcoming environments to help students, teachers and staff grow.  

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