“Curry College has created a completely new design for its proposed leadership preparation program.…[Curry’s] highly commendable examples of course and key assessments are a credit to the design team. They reflect real life, practical applications requiring candidates to merge theory into practice throughout the entire year.”
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
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Principal and Supervisor Licensure Program
The Curry College Principal and Supervisor Licensure Program (PSL) is a unique training opportunity for aspiring school administrators. The program focuses on linking best practice with theory to achieve measurable, real-world performance goals.
Curry College is pleased to announce that it will provide a 10% tuition discount when two candidates from the same school district enroll in the Principal/Supervisor Licensure Program. A 20% tuition discount will be provided when three or more candidates from the same school district enroll in the PSL Program.
Cohort beginning in Milton - Spring 2017 (schedule - PDF).
Our program will prepare candidates for one of the following leadership roles:
· Principal/Assistant Principal Licensure (Pre-K-6; 5-8; 9-12), or
· Special Education Administrator (all levels), or
· Supervisor/Director (level depends on prerequisite license)
One-Year Intensive Licensure Program
Our program provides 550-hour Pre-practicum/Practicum supported by relevant coursework. Course assignments will require candidates to assume specific responsibilities in the school where they work as part of the Practicum. These responsibilities will be assessed against both practical and theoretical research-based criteria, including the most recent Massachusetts standards and evaluative instruments, to ensure that theory and practice are closely aligned.
School District Partners Identify and Support Their Selected Candidates
Curry College developed this program in collaboration with a core group of participating districts. Candidates will be nominated by their home district based on their success in their current position and leadership potential. Candidates will be paired with an experienced administrator who will serve in a mentor role.
Convenient Schedule and Hybrid Format
Classes are scheduled one evening a week and are delivered in a hybrid format - a blend of in-person discussions and online activities - to best meet the needs of busy professionals.
Curry's Principal and Supervisor Licensure Program has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Upcoming Information SessionS
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (snow date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 (snow date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies
Milton Campus: 617-333-2364
Plymouth Campus: 508-747-2424
Principal and Supervisor Licensure Program students received Certificates of Completion in August 2015. The milestone event marked the conclusion of the one-year program. Read more...