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Culturally Responsive Teacher Leadership (M.Ed.)


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As the first of its kind in the state of Maryland, the program promotes equity, access and inclusivity in teaching, while helping educators become effective leaders in diverse learning communities. Students can complete this accelerated program in 12 months, with eight-week courses that start each spring semester.

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Students pursuing a Master of Education in culturally responsive teacher leadership study concepts in public, organizational and research-based leadership. You will:

  • Explore education theory, effective curriculum, instruction and assessment practices, and intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.
  • Understand practices that support building culturally responsive school cultures, with specific skillsets for managing groups, teams and networks to promote change in culturally and linguistically diverse learning communities.
  • Display advanced research skills by analyzing, synthesizing and critiquing evidence of effective teaching, leading and learning.
  • Advocate for equity in the teaching profession and underserved communities at the local, district and national levels.