EDL 7005: Sizing Up External School Environments: Political, Social & Legal Contexts (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

This course is designed to assist candidates in increasing their knowledge and skills in legal and ethical frameworks within which school leaders must operate to provide both a lawful and a humane school environment. In addition, candidates will demonstrate the knowledge, skills and dispositions to: (1) apply policies, laws, and regulations enacted by local, state and federal authorities that affect schools, especially those that might improve social and educational opportunities (ELCC 6.1); (2) analyze and describe economic, cultural and diversity factors that impact schools; communicate with members of the school community concerning trends and issues and potential changes in the environment; and (3) advocate for programs and policies that promote equitable learning opportunities and success for all students.