Educational Leadership

Spring Valley, Kim Lisanby-Barber

IL Principal of the Year

Kim Lisanby-Barber ED-Sp ‘07, principal of Spring Valley, IL, Lincoln School, was recently named the Illinois Elementary Principal of the Year.

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Master of Science in Education

Master of Science in Education

A Master of Science in Education (MSEd) degree in educational leadership.

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Education Specialist

Educational Specialist (EdS) degree in Educational Leadership

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Doctorate in Educational Leadership

Doctorate in Education (EdD) degree in Educational Leadership

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Department of Educational Leadership

Distinctive FeaturesDistinctive Features

  • Practice-focused curriculum and student-centered faculty
  • Faculty with extensive experience in school leadership roles
  • Weekend Academy (classes for a typical course are held on three weekends)
  • Most courses taught by full-time faculty
  • In-state tuition for Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Indiana residents

NewWIU Principal Preparation Program

  • The department plans to begin the new program in Fall 2012
  • New requirements for programs that prepare Illinois school principals take effect September 1, 2012.
  • Students in the current program must successfully complete all requirements for certification before September 1, 2014.