Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Certification

Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Certification

  • Supervise instruction at district level
  • Supervisory internship/practicum
  • PDE, NCATE, Middle States accreditations

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Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Certification at Marywood

The Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor certification will endorse an individual as a general instructional supervisor in a school district.

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Amy Paciej-Woodruff, Ph.D.​
Coordinator, Higher Education Administration​

Patricia S. Arter, Ed.D.
Professor
Director of Students On-Campus Achieving Results (SOAR) program

Joseph A. Polizzi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education and Educational Leadership

Christine L. Fryer, Ed.D.
Chairperson of the Education Department, Clinical Assistant Professor
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The McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies includes a broad range of teaching, clinical and research equipment in support of its graduate training mission. The facility includes multimedia classrooms and a curriculum lab with excellent resources for students, including an Ellison machine, a laminator, and computer facilities.

Specific Program Requirements

Candidates for this certification shall:

  1. Follow normal application procedures for admission to graduate programs, indicating desire to seek this certification. Candidates must possess a 3.0 average in prior undergraduate or graduate work.
  2. Successfully complete an interview prior to formal admission to the program
  3. Successfully complete a minimum of eighteen semester hours plus an internship

Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official, sealed transcripts
  • Two or three letters of recommendation

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Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

The Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Certification will endorse an individual as a general instructional supervisor in a school district.

An educator holding a valid PA certificate as a Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction is qualified to perform the following:

  • Supervision, instruction, and evaluation of staff as designated by the school superintendent,
  • Designation and development of curriculum, learning materials, and innovative educational programs,
  • Conduct experimental instructional programs,
  • Direct and conduct basic or applied educational research,
  • Supervision of the integration of technology into curricular planning and instructional design,
  • Supervision of educational technology specialist, whenever employed.

Candidates for this district-wide master's or post-master's certification shall:

1. Follow normal application procedures for admission to the graduate program, indicating a desire to seek this certification. Candidates must possess a 3.00 average in all prior graduate work.

2. Successfully complete an interview prior to formal admission to the program.

3. Successfully complete a minimum of eighteen semester hours in the following areas plus an internship:

EDUC 545 Administrative Theory
3
EDUC 547 Curriculum Planning
3
EDUC 548 Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction
3
EDUC 549 School Law
3
EDUC 551 School Finances
3
EDUC 552 Personnel Leadership
3
EDUC 594 Supervisory Internship
3
Post-Master’s—Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction
(At this level, a master’s level course in School Law is a prerequisite.)
EDUC 605 Theories of Educational Organizations 3
EDUC 610 Models of Teaching 3
EDUC 611 Instructional Design: Theories and Applications 3
EDUC 613 Dynamics of Leadership and Change 3
EDUC 614, 615 Practicum 3,3

4. Provide a chief school administrator's verification of the completion of five years of satisfactory professional school experience, at the time of application for certification.

5. Pass the Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision (5411) Praxis test

NOTE: The requirements discussed in this section are subject to change based on guidelines established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.