Leadership Development Program
INSPIRE. ENGAGE. TEACH.
Amplify the effectiveness of your teaching with the online Leadership Development Program from Purdue University. It’s a fast-paced way for you to broaden your professional skillset as an educator in the Career and Technical Education field and to give you confidence to meet your students’ needs.
This graduate program consists of a series of graduate certificates and is conceptualized within and around the major leadership functions and practices in the field that include: curriculum planning, organization, and coordination; instruction; administration and supervision; research and evaluation; history and philosophy; special populations; diversity; career development, career education, career pathways; technology preparation; and school-to-career transition.
The program is operational within the context of discovery, learning, and engagement.
Leadership Development Program – Work-based Learning Graduate Certificate will be offered for Summer 2024. Deadline to apply for scholarships is March 18, 2024. (For more information click on the admissions tab)
Deadline for Summer 2024 application is April 1, 2024. Apply here
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The graduate certificate program in career and technical education prepares leaders who are concerned with education and training that enables youth and adults to pursue their careers. The different concentrations include:
- Advanced Manufacturing Education
- Career Education
- Career Pathways
- Generalizable Skills Instruction
- Special Needs Populations
- Work-Based Learning