Teacher Leadership concentration is designed for experienced educators who wish to deepen their practice, explore pedagogies for deeper learning and build their skills as instructional leaders and researchers. Through coursework, the pursuit of personal leadership goals, and by designing and implementing a capstone Master’s Project, students pursue their own inquiry questions and immediately apply their learning in their own classrooms and schools.
School Leadership concentration is designed for both aspiring and current school leaders interested in learning how to lead a small, innovative school. Residents spend one year situated within a High Tech High K-12 school, learning to lead through apprenticeship with a critical friend Director while taking courses in the GSE and pursuing capstone Master’s Project.
- Education Leadership Academy focuses on developing educational teams as change agents. This one-year hybrid program blends face-to-face residencies at High Tech High in San Diego, partnerships with HTH critical friends, and on-line learning. Participants design their own personal learning plan and execute a Leadership Project that addresses an authentic need or issue at their home schools.