EDS Education Specialist Curriculum and Instruction specialization
What You'll Learn
Education Specialist (EdS) specializations
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Leadership in Educational Administration
Quality and Professional Relevance
- Capella's School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE-accredited programs are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation for the preparation of P-12 teachers and other professional school personnel. Graduates of these programs are highly regarded by many school districts, licensing authorities, and teaching professionals.
- Capella offers one of the few state-approved specializations in Leadership in Educational Administration available within an online EdS program.
- The EdS specialization in Leadership in Educational Administration is designed around nationally recognized leadership standards, including the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC).
- The EdS specialization in Curriculum and Instruction is designed around national teaching and licensure standards.
Expected Program Outcomes
- Subject Matter: Possess a deep understanding of subject matter, its place within the discipline, and its connection to other disciplines.
- Diverse Learners: Utilize multiple models, resources, and management strategies to meet the needs of and engage diverse populations.
- Equitable, Inclusive Learning Environments: Apply knowledge, skills, and attributes equitably and inclusively to ensure the people they serve have the opportunity and encouragement to reach their potential.
- Curriculum and Instruction: Develop assessment-driven, standards-based instruction or training.
- Current Research and Theory: Work as scholar-practitioners by applying current research and theory to lead the development of the profession.
- Field-Based research: Conduct research as scholar-practitioners to lead the evolution of practice in professional settings.
- Data Informed Strategies: Inform thinking and planning for organizational strategies with appropriate data.
- Ethical Leadership and Management: Consistently apply standards of ethical leadership and management.
- Systems Thinking: Understand the attributes and skills necessary to lead and manage professional organizations as complex and adaptive systems.
- Reflective Practice: Engage in reflective practice for continuous professional growth and improvement.
- Communicate Effectively: Write clearly and communicate effectively with constituents in a variety of ways appropriate to purpose and context.
- Critical Thinking: Engage in thinking, analysis, and problem solving that reflects scholarly intellectual standards, incorporates sound reasoning, and strives for equity and fairness.
- Technology: Use technology effectively to improve learning, productivity, and professional practice.
- Collaboration: Initiate and participate in communities of practice and other collaborations with professionals and community members to mobilize resources to best meet learner needs and to enhance professional growth.
- Vision: Adapt to and provide vision and direction in a changing world.