Nov 28, 2021  
2015-2016 Graduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teacher Leadership, Ed.S.

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The Teacher Leadership AA/Ed.S. is a 30-semester-hour program designed to meet both degree and certification requirements. This program is available to teachers from all subject areas and all grade levels. It has been approved by the State Board of Education for the Alabama Class AA certificate (levels P-12/all subject areas).

Admission Requirements for AA/Ed.S.

  1. Applicants shall hold a master’s degree with an Alabama master’s-level certification in any teaching field, grade level, or area of instructional support, with a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average. Applicants must have at least 3 years of teaching experience and must submit an EXP form completed by their school board.
  2. Applicants must submit a copy of their Class A certification.
  3. Recommendation Forms are also required.
  4. Professional portfolio is also required.

Retention/Completion Requirements for AA/Ed.S.

  1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25.
  2. A passing score on a comprehensive assessment, which includes action research documentation and formal presentation.

Curriculum Outline (30 credit hours required)


Students who have not completed the special-education requirements are required to take a general survey course (SPED 507  or SPED 508 ), which will make the program 33 credit hours.

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