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The certificate in community engagement and leading for school change will provide students with:
Through examining sociological theory, understanding the concept of professional learning communities, and implementing action research initiatives, students will increase their capacity for community engagement and school change.
With the four-course sequence, the program will arm school professionals with the knowledge and capacities for making school change in response to community needs. Through this process and seeing the school community as valuable, there will be more authentic change that reflects the voices and values of each community.
This program will teach students how to build change from the bottom up, empowering students, families, and community members to become the drivers of positive change.
View certificate requirements in the Graduate Catalog.