Courses offered in the Department of Educational Leadership
School leaders report that much of their interaction takes the form of problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiating. This course presents the principles necessary for effective behaviors in these areas in both formal and informal situations. In addition, the role of the administrator in collective bargaining and in the interpretation and maintenance of contract and personnel policies is addressed. Topics addressed include: school/community culture, conflict resolution, collective bargaining and contract maintenance (grievance, mediation and arbitration), as well as principles of power, justice and fairness.