Concordia University Chicago's ESL endorsement develops teachers as leaders in their individual classrooms, schools, districts and in the broader global community.
Concordia University Chicago's Early Childhood Education program will prepare you to work with, lead and mentor children during their early stages of development.
Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in early childhood education is directed toward the preparation of educators who desire to become an accomplished early childhood teacher, an early childhood administrator, an early childhood public policy and advocacy specialist, or an early teacher educator or researcher.
Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in early childhood special education is designed for educators with an early childhood certificate/endorsement or the LBS1 (pre-kindergarten to age 21) endorsement.
The Education Specialist (EdS) degree program is a post-master's course of study that provides students an area of educational specialization with an emphasis on practice.
The Ed.S. degree, offered through a partnership with Coalition of Oregon School Administrators, helps qualify educational leaders for superintendent and central office administrator positions. Completion of the coursework also qualifies the student for the Oregon Professional Administrator License.
The master of arts in educational administration is for students who seek an online master's degree program in the administration of educational programs.
The doctoral program, offered through a partnership with Coalition of Oregon School Administrators, prepares candidates for public or non-public administrative responsibilities on a districtwide level. The program is designed to help the doctoral candidate develop advanced skills in management, operations and resources, resulting in a safe, efficient and effective learning environment in schools, districts, and colleges and universities.
This program prepares educators for district‐level administrative responsibility. This program is designed to build upon the candidate’s administrative knowledge base of building‐level leadership. The focus is the development of district‐level leadership skills including policy, human resources/bargaining for purposes of union contract negotiations, and district finance. The superintendency and internship courses provide the simulations and hands‐on experience at a district level which are not included in principal licensure preparation.
The MA in Education Technology: Curriculum and Instruction program prepares teachers in public and private schools to more effectively integrate technology into their classroom practice.
The MA, Education Technology: Leadership program is for teachers seeking a career path towards becoming a technology specialist, technology director, or technology coach.