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The Teacher Leader graduate certificate program is designed for K-12 professionals and educators in schools, non-profit, or church ministries who serve others in a leadership or teaching capacity.  The purpose of this certificate program is to improve the confidence of professionals in the areas of leadership, mentoring, conflict resolution, and ethics.  Whether you currently function in the classroom or provide leadership for other professionals in these roles, the Teacher Leader certificate will help prepare you for greater effectiveness with your students and peers.  If you do hold a current teaching license, these certificate courses can be submitted to the state department to pursue an endorsement in Teacher Leader. 

More information regarding the endorsement through the state department can be found at State Certification Regulation 


What you will learn:


  • Conflict management skills from a leadership perspective
  • Problem solving strategies for addressing ethical issues in education
  • Mentoring strategies
  • Innovative leadership practices


Who should enroll:


  • K-12 educators
  • Principals and instructional coaches
  • Homeschool instructors
  • Ministers and Christian educators
  • School leaders

EDU 6800 Professional Leadership and Mentoring (3 credits)
EDU 6820 Ethics in Teacher Leadership (3 credits)
EDU 6840 Conflict Resolution in Teacher Leadership (3 credits)
EDU 6860 Practicum in Teacher Leadership (3 credits)

Upon completion of coursework, you will be awarded a Teacher Leader certificate from North Greenville University carrying the weight of 12 university credit hours.

Enrollment is a breeze! To enroll in this certificate program, complete the application under APPLY below. No transcripts for previous studies are required for entry. With five start dates per year, you can begin when it is convenient for you

This certificate is 12 hours of university credit at the graduate level. Acceptance to this program does not guarantee acceptance into the full NGU graduate degree program. A separate application process must be completed for entry into a full graduate degree program.

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