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Teacher Leader Endorsement Certificate - Online

Format: Online

With a graduate certificate in Teacher Leader Endorsement, you will be able to add an endorsement to your certification. By pursuing this program, we will effectively foster your ability to facilitate and implement professional learning experiences, advocate for practices that increase student achievement, model research-based practices through mentoring and coaching, and analyze data to ensure educational practices are sound.The Teacher Leader Specialization will create a career path to retain and develop high-performing teachers to improve student learning and recognize and encourage shared leadership and decision-making in schools to maximize outcomes for children.

State Authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of professionals may not indicate eligibility for certification/licensure in your state. Please consult the appropriate certification/licensure office in your state before enrolling in our program to confirm that your completion of this program will meet your state requirements.

Industry Highlights

Studies have shown that leadership positions can yield significant personal benefits to those involved. Intellectual and professional growth and decreased isolation are personal gains teachers reported in their new leadership roles.


Career Opportunities

  • Middle and Secondary Education
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Post-Secondary Institutions

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the low student-to-faculty ratio that gives them a more personalized experience in all areas of their teacher education, along with valuable field experiences and internships in cooperating local schools.