Current information appears on Castleton University pages for students entering in and prior to the 2022-2023 academic year.
The Castleton Master of Arts in Educational Leadership is a 36-credit, field-based, principal licensure and master's degree program that combines face-to-face residencies with convenient online coursework. Assignments are supported by relevant and enriching readings and a closely supervised, project to effect change in the candidate’s resident school.
Exemplary educational leaders work in partnership with their school’s faculty and administration to create a learning environment that allow students to recognize their full potential as citizens in a complex and changing global world.
You must have three or more years as a licensed teacher to be recommended for this endorsement.
This program is approved for licensure by the Vermont Agency of Education's Program Review Team and is framed by both the Core Leadership Standards for Vermont Educators and the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL).In addition, through the Mediated Achievement Plan (see EDU 6815), prospective candidates will be assured of meeting the 300-hour internship required by the state. Candidates will successfully complete all coursework and their internship, hold an earned master’s degree, and have three or more years of teaching experience as a licensed educator in order to be recommended for the principal endorsement.