Advisor and contact: James Muchmore
This graduate level certificate program is designed for school districts that wish to partner with WMU to provide job-embedded professional development focusing on school improvement. Teachers may enroll as cohort and focus on improving the schools in which they work.
- Bachelor's degree and current teaching experience in a K-12 school.
- One page statement explaining applicant interest in this certificate program.
- Meet university requirements for graduate level admission.
Students will complete a planned program of study consisting of 9 credits. An overall program grade point average of 3.0 or better is required to continue in this certificate program.
Required courses for certificate include the following:
ED 5020 - Curriculum Workshop, credits: 1-6 hours.
ED 6980 - Resolving Educational Problems in Schools, credits: 1-6 hours.
The structure, content and delivery of these courses will be customized to meet the specific needs of the teachers.