Course: ELPS 681. Organization and Administration of Elementary, Secondary and Special Education (3)
Prerequisite: This course is restricted to candidates who have been admitted to the Master of Arts in Educational Administration and/or the CA Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program. Organizational structure of elementary and secondary education in the schools, with a focus on site leadership. Particular emphasis given to the organization, administration and supervision of various types of special education programs as well as the internal organization, structure, cultural context and the administration of the school, and the role of the school principal. Emphasizing and encouraging personal responsibility for developing, articulating and refining the values, beliefs and assumptions that guide professional practice to maximize student learning.