Leadership – focuses on the administration of urban schools and institutions of higher education and the qualities that leaders need to transform these crucial organizations in an era of increased accountability
Learning – provides students with a conceptual foundation for understanding current research and theoretical directions in learning, motivation and instruction related to diverse, urban educational settings. This course also offers useful strategies for identifying and solving learning challenges.
Accountability – examines key models and concepts of standards and accountability, financial issues in accountability, and accountability issues in leadership, diversity, and learning.
Diversity – explores in depth the causes and consequences of inequities in society, as well as educationally-based solutions. Students then apply this information to the framing, analysis, and generation of solutions to contemporary educational problems.