Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

(18 semester hours, plus internship and prerequisites)

The Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Certification will endorse an individual as a general instructional supervisor in a school district.

An educator holding a valid PA certificate as a Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction is qualified to perform the following:

  • Supervision, instruction, and evaluation of staff as designated by the school superintendent,
  • Designation and development of curriculum, learning materials, and innovative educational programs,
  • Conduct experimental instructional programs,
  • Direct and conduct basic or applied educational research,
  • Supervision of the integration of technology into curricular planning and instructional design,
  • Supervision of educational technology specialist, whenever employed.

Candidates for district-wide master’s or post-master’s certification shall:

Follow normal application procedures for admission to the graduate program, indicating a desire to seek this certification. Candidates must possess a 3.00 average in all prior graduate work.

Successfully complete an interview prior to formal admission to the program.

Successfully complete a minimum of 18 semester hours in the following areas plus an internship:

EDUC 545Administrative Theory for School Leaders

3

EDUC 547Curriculum Planning for Schools

3

EDUC 548Supervision and Evaluation of?Instruction

3

EDUC 549Law and the School

3

EDUC 551School Finances

3

EDUC 594Internship-Supervisor Curriculum &?Instruction

3

Post-Master’s — Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

(At this level, a master’s level course in School Law is a prerequisite.)

EDUC 605Communication Theory and Organizational?Dynamics

3

EDUC 610Models of Teaching

3

EDUC 611Instructional Design: Theory and?Application

3

EDUC 613Dynamics of Leadership and Change

3

EDUC 614Practicum in Human & Materials Resource?Utilization: Part I

3

EDUC 615Practicum in Human & Materials Resource?Utilization: Part II

3

Provide a chief school administrator’s verification of the completion of five years of satisfactory professional school experience, at the time of application for certification.

Pass the Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision (5412) Praxis test.

NOTE: The requirements discussed in this section are subject to change based on guidelines established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.