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Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies
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Teacher Leadership for International Education MA

Teacher in international classroom

Program Description

The MA program for Teacher Leaders in American International Schools is tailored to accommodate the schedule of K-12 practicing educators in international settings. This program is framed around the Teacher Leader Model Standards (Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium).

The program is built upon research-based teacher leader standards that lead to competencies necessary for assuming instructional and school leadership roles.

The competencies include the following domains:

I. Fostering a collaborative culture to support educator development and student learning

II. Accessing and using research to improve practice and student learning

III. Promoting professional learning for continuous improvement

IV. Facilitating improvement in instruction and student learning

V. Promoting the use of assessments and data for school improvement

VI. Improving outreach and collaboration with families and community

VII. Advocating for student learning and the profession

For more information, frequently asked questions, application process and contact information, please visit the Office of Continuing and Distance Education


  • Culturally Relevant Teaching and Leading
  • Leading Learning, Teaching and Curriculum
  • Leading School Growth and Improvement
  • Educational Research
  • Technology for School Leaders
  • Internship
  • Power, Politics and Ethics for International Educators
  • in Multicultural Contexts
  • Teacher Leadership in International Schools
  • Evaluator Approval for Improved Student Learning
  • Capstone TLMS

Program Faculty and Staff

Primary Faculty and Staff Contacts
Carol Bean
Secretary III
Timothy Gilson, Ed.D.
Assistant Department Head & Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Coordinator, International Teacher Leader Program
Kim Huckstadt, Ed.D.
Instructor, Educational Leadership Ed.D. Program Coordinator
Loleta Montgomery
Program Assistant, Educational Leadership
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Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership
Denise Schares, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Coordinator, Superintendent Program
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Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership


  • EDLEAD 6291- Internship