Apr 12, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog [Current] 
2020-2021 General Catalog [Current]

Administrative/Supervisory License Leadership in Education & Administrative Development (LEAD)

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Program Information

  • Master of Education candidates seeking state licensure in educational administration must achieve a passing score on the PRAXIS Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision test (#5412).

Program Requirements

In addition to the minimum admission requirements, applicants to this program must also submit the following:

  • Proof of level 2 teaching license or equivalent;
  • Proof of three (3) years of full-time paid teaching experience;
  • Two (2) letters of reference; one (1) from most recent education supervisor (superintendent or principal) and one (1) from someone who has worked with the applicant in an administrative or supervisory capacity;
  • Proof of background clearance; and
  • Copy of most current principal (or supervisor) evaluation.

Program Learning Outcomes


  • Establish high and measurable expectations for all students and educators.
  • Facilitate a process of creating a shared vision, mission, and goals.
  • Sustain strong organizational commitment to vision, mission and goals aimed at continuous improvement.


  • Sustain strong organizational commitment to vision, mission and goals aimed at continuous improvement.
  • Require all educators to know and use Utah Core Standards, and current Utah Effective Teaching Standards.
  • Implement appropriate systems of assessment and accountability.


  • Distribute responsibilities and supervise ongoing management structures and practices to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Strategically allocate and align human, fiscal, technological, and physical resources.
  • Protect the well-being and safety of students and staff.


  • Collaborate with families and diverse community stakeholders to extend programs, services, and outreach.
  • Respond and contribute to community interests and needs.
  • Maximize shared school and community resources to provide essential services for students and families.


  • Demonstrate appropriate, ethical, and legal behavior expected by the profession.
  • Examine personal assumptions, values, beliefs, cultural competencies, and practices in service of a shared vision, mission, and goals for student learning.
  • Perform the work required for high levels of personal effective leadership performance, including acquiring new capacities needed to fulfill responsibilities.


  • Demonstrate active participation in the school’s local community.
  • Contribute to the larger arena of educational policy making.
  • Increase the effectiveness of the school community’s efforts to improve education.

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