Master of Education

Degree Guide Key:
Traditional Day ProgramsWC
Evening & Weekend ProgramsSCD
Online ProgramsON
Graduate ProgramsGRAD

 

Midway College’s Master of Education (M.Ed) Teacher Leader Program is designed for teachers desiring to continue to serve in teaching positions while developing leadership skills to help themselves and others become effective teachers and create positive learning environments. Our teacher leader program focuses on preparing teachers to improve practices in their schools. The program also prepares candidates to serve as change agents who improve student performance as well as school culture and climate. Plus, our M.Ed. courses are priced at $200 per credit hour making our program the most affordable online M.Ed. in the state of Kentucky.

Preparing Candidates as Leaders
The program curriculum integrates the following elements throughout the courses.
1. Evaluating high quality research on student learning;
2. Planning for differentiated instruction in diverse P-12 classrooms;
3. Enhancing expertise in content knowledge;
4. Incorporating reflective practices;
5. Providing clinical experiences that examine student achievement
in diverse settings;
6. Enhancing instructional design using Kentucky Core Academic Standards (KCAS) and EPSB Themes; and
7. Providing evidence of mastery of Advanced-level Kentucky Teacher Standards.

Admissions Requirements
• Application for Admission
• Official transcripts from each college or university attended
• 3.0 GPA from degree-granting institution
• Principal Recommendation Form

Teaching Methods
In addition to varied program delivery, each course provides opportunities for different learning and teaching styles, depending on content. Each syllabus contains a list that identifies the teaching and learning methods taught or used in the course.

Program Features
• 100% Online
• Be part of a vibrant learning
community
• Online webinars and discussions
• Problem-based Inquiry Learning
• Job Embedded Projects
• Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning
• Action Research

Available through: GRADON

  Semester Hours
Master of Education with a specialization in Teacher Leadership required courses 30
Teachers as Professional Leaders EDU 501 3
Closing the Achievement Gap through Assessment, Evaluation and Data Analysis EDU 502. 3
Action Research for Teacher Leaders I EDU 503 3
Content Area Literacy Instruction and Leadership EDU 504 3
Teaching for Equity and Justice in Schools through Leadership EDU 505 3
Educational Policy and Law for Teacher Leaders EDU 506. 3
Teacher Leadership:  Collaborating, Coaching and Mentoring with Teachers EDU 507. 3
Professional Growth and Development in Teacher Leadership EDU 508 3
Topics and Trends in P-12 Schools EDU 509 3
Action Research for Teacher Leaders II EDU 531 3
   
Total 30

 

  Semester Hours
Master of Education with an endorsement (4 three-credit hour courses in endorsement area) required courses 12
Teachers as Professional Leaders EDU 501 3
Closing the Achievement Gap through Assessment, Evaluation and Data Analysis EDU 502. 3
Action Research for Teacher Leaders I EDU 503 3
Content Area Literacy Instruction and Leadership EDU 504 3
Teaching for Equity and Justice in Schools through Leadership EDU 505 3
Action Research for Teacher Leaders II EDU 531 3
   
Total 30

 

If you’re interested in a graduate program in education, contact Midway College today for more information.