Over 50 students attended the Department of Leadership Studies Orientation for New Students held Saturday, May 31, 2014. These students are pursuing degrees in one of the following areas: Instructional Technology, Library Media and Information Technology, School Counseling, School Leadership, Management, and Administration, or the Educational Specialist Program in Leadership.
Instructional Technology (ITEC) is a degree program designed for individuals who desire a technology leadership position within their professional arenas (e.g., education, business, nonprofit organizations).
Library Media and Information Technology (LIBM) is a degree and licensure program designed for individuals who desire a school library media position in P-12 schools. Candidates are required to hold a valid teaching license. LIBM licensure is contingent upon successful completion of the program and meeting the minimum score on the state mandated examination (PRAXIS II). The LIBM program is nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).
School Counseling, School Leadership, Management and Administration (SLMA), and Education Specialist in Leadership (EDLP) are degree and licensure programs designed for individuals who desire leadership positions in P-12 schools. Candidates are required to hold a valid teacher’s license. Licensure is contingent upon successful completion of the program and meeting the minimum scores on state mandated examinations. The school counseling program is a P-12 licensure program. The SLMA and EDLP programs are nationally accredited by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council. In addition to the MS degree for the SLMA program, individuals with an appropriate master’s degree may pursue Arkansas licensure for building administrator, curriculum administrator, and program administrator through a program of study.
Please contact the Leadership Studies department (501-450-3282) for details on these programs.