Make a greater difference in your classroom, your organization, and your community. Through the Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership program, you can discover and develop your strengths in areas such as teacher mentorship, coaching, and distributed leadership.
Learn how to apply leadership concepts to key educational challenges, such as increasing student achievement levels and fostering parent involvement. Build your skills as a teacher-leader to better encourage and mentor colleagues and explore how to collaboratively implement effective teaching models, strategies, and practices. Use the latest research to guide your decisions and help you lead with greater confidence.
If getting to the next level is part of your plan, Walden is committed to helping you earn credit for your foundational knowledge. Find out how you can apply up to 12 credits earned from this certificate program toward Walden’s MS in Education with a specialization in Teacher Leadership.
After the first course, you can take one course at a time, earn your degree faster by taking two courses at once, or choose a combination of the two throughout the program to fit your changing needs.
Our Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership is part of a full suite of programs in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)–accredited institution. NCATE accreditation is a recognized standard of excellence in professional P–12 education.
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Note on Endorsement, Licensure, or Certification
This program does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure.
The graduate degree program and coursework within the program in which you are enrolling may be accepted by many states toward upgrading or renewing a license or obtaining a salary increase (depending on state or district policy). Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Walden enrollment advisors can provide guidance on program requirements; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state and school district requirements.