J. McKinney, Chairperson Programs in educational leadership
, most of which are offered only at the graduate level, are designed to prepare students for positions as school superintendents, principals, business managers, directors of buildings and grounds, personnel directors, information officers, and adult and community education directors. Other programs prepare people for positions in junior colleges, other collegiate institutions, and other public and private sector organizations.
The department offers an undergraduate class in school law.
EDUCATION: ADMINISTRATION (EDAD) 486 Legal Aspects of Education for Future Teachers. (3)
Special attention will focus on legal foundations of education, rights and responsibilities of teachers (employment, tenure, fringe benefits, liability, and negotiations), and rights and responsibilities of students (attendance, discipline, and due process).