The University of Montevallo offers two
degrees in Instructional Leadership. Students
may participate in programs leading to a Master’s Degree in
Instructional Leadership leading to Class A
certification or an Educational Specialist
Degree leading to Class AA certification. Each of these programs has been approved
by the State Board of Education.
Program Vision: To
become a model of excellence for preparation of
highly-qualified instructional leaders who will
have a positive impact on teaching and learning
in Alabama schools.
Program Purpose: To develop exemplary instructional
leaders who possess the knowledge, skills, and
dispositions to facilitate school improvement.
Priorities of our
degree programs include:
To provide “real-life”
activities that allow students to apply
theory and content knowledge, and to assess
and reflect on their interactions.
To make the student’s
knowledge accessible for use in performing
as a school leader.
To provide a service
to the area schools.
To assess the intern’s
ability to perform effectively the
responsibilities associated with school