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Education and Human Services: Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development (CIPD Licensure)


Technology Policy
For admission to the college, all College of Education and Human Services students, graduate and undergraduate, part-time and full-time, will be expected to certify that they own or have access to a computer and the Internet.

In order to meet the mission of the college “…to prepare professionals to meet the educational and human services needs of a diverse, democratic society,” it is necessary for our students to play an active role in the technological environment the college and Wright State University are creating to assist in the completion of this mission. An increasing number of classes and options will become available to students using a variety of distributed learning formats; library resources are available in a growing number of full-text formats, and global connections via telecommunications will be part of daily operations. Students preparing to become professionals in education and human service areas must demonstrate appropriate and effective skills and knowledge in technological aspects of their work.

Minimum equipment requirements are recommended by Wright State University’s Computing and Telecommunications Services (CaTS). Please check the following Web Site http://www.wright.edu/cats/purchase/pcguidelines.html for current information about minimum equipment requirements.

In order for an Ohio college or university to prepare educators for licensure by the Ohio Department of Education, we must demonstrate that we meet the standards of the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE). Programs that meet NCATE standards are approved to prepare educators to hold licenses in Ohio. NCATE standards require that all programs that lead to an educator license (including administrators, teachers, school counselors, etc.) must document how our programs prepare our candidates successfully to meet the challenges of today’s schools. This documentation must be uniform and systematic across all programs and licensure areas that the college offers. In addition, the college must show how faculty, staff and school partners utilize this information systematically to continuously improve our programs over time.

Since 2006 the college has utilized a data management system called Tk20 to collect key assessments to document the achievements of our candidates and programs. In order to do this, it is necessary for our faculty to ask students to submit certain assignments electronically. There is a one-time student fee of $100 to register for the Tk20 system. This system will be available to you and your professors for a period of seven years.

This licensure program is available to candidates who have completed the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Teacher leader program. In addition, students must me requirements for admission established by the School of Graduate Studies.

Licensure Candidate
In addition to meeting the requirements for admission to the School of Graduate studies, students who wish to complete licensure requirements at the graduate level but do not wish to pursue a graduate degree may be admitted as licensure candidates with the permission of the department in which the programs are housed. Persons pursuing an administrative specialist or principal license are required to complete the Ohio Department of Education prescribed Praxis II exam(s) for their intended area of licensure.

Nondegree status
Persons who have a bachelor’s degree may enroll in nondegree status for graduate courses without being admitted to a graduate program. If you wish to enroll in a degree program, only 50 percent of such credits may be applied to a degree program if they are appropriate, with the exception of the Department of Human Services, which only allows 12 hours of nondegree credit to be applied to one of its degree programs. Students in a nondegree status are not considered candidates in a program.


Doug Roby, educational leadership

Associate Professors
Thomas Diamantes, educational leadership
Suzanne Franco, educational leadership
Scott Graham, educational leadership
Grant Hambright, educational leadership

Assistant Professors
Xoko Miura, educational leadership

Senior Lecturers
Marguerite Veres, educational leadership

Course of Study

CIPD Courses 32
EDL 858 Advanced Educational Measurement 4
EDL 960 Political and Social Contexts of Schools 4
EDL 961 Instructional Leadership 4
EDL 962 Leadership for Individual and Collective Change 4
EDL 963 Advance Curriculum Analysis 4
EDL 993 School District Business Management 4
EDL 930 Internship I: CIPD 4
EDL 890 Internship II: CIPD 4
Total CIPD Licensure (after the M.Ed. CI: Teacher Leader) 80

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