The Education Specialist in Instructional Coaching is a 33-credit-hour program that will provide candidates with skills to be leaders, instructional coaches and professional developers in a variety of collaborative learning environments at the school or district level. Courses will help the candidate understand adult learning styles and diverse needs, models and methods of coaching and presenting to adults, and leadership in setting up collaborative learning practices in an organization. Candidates completing the emphasis courses will receive a university certificate of instructional coaching. The candidate will also develop and implement an individual research project.
All Ed.S. candidates take the following two courses as non-credit, no-charge, and pass/fail, one during their first semester and one during the semester in which they graduate: