This program is not accepting new students at this time.
The program engages its participants in instruction that supports state standards relevant to integrated STEM (iSTEM) and individual STEM subject areas. It is inquiry-, problem-, and project-based; highly collaborative and interactive; and connected to the schools and school systems in which the participants work.
This blended program fosters strong relationships among participants, utilizes team-based and hands-on iSTEM learning experiences, and capitalizes on the use of cutting edge instructional technology to support online learning. The first four courses consist of one-third online instruction and two-thirds face-to-face instruction. The fifth course is fully online, and the sixth is half online.
Program graduates will become experts in STEM subject content and practices, apply innovative iSTEM instructional approaches, and help students enact iSTEM skills and habits of mind. This program is for you if you want to be able to:
The Integrated STEM Instructional Leadership (PreK-6) PBC Program has been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for those seeking the Instructional Leader: STEM (Grades PreK–6) endorsement.
This program requires 18 units of coursework. View certificate requirements in the Graduate Catalog.
Talented program faculty draw from their collective experiences in science, mathematics, and engineering education, teacher professional development, and instructional leadership. They are from the departments of: physics, astronomy and geosciences, biological sciences, mathematics, and instructional leadership and professional development.