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Why Niagara University's Educational Leadership Online Program?

  • 100% online program with flexibility and convenience.
  • Full-time advisors and close contact with faculty that has leadership experience.
  • Practical programs based on current theory and research.
  • Course embedded and intensive internship.
  • Connections and partnerships with schools.
  • Teaching based on “best practices” for learning and use of integrated technology and data-driven curriculum.
  • Program aligned to NELP standards for Educational Leadership.
  • Study and use of current leadership literature and research while connecting theory to practice.
  • All educational leadership programs are recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) as having met national standards (2010) through NCATE accreditation process.
  • Facilitating the development, articulation, implementation and stewardship of a school or district vision of learning that is shared and supported by the school community.
  • Advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth.
  • Ensuring management of the organization, operations and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
  • Collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.
  • Acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner.
  • Understanding, responding to, and influencing the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.