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Education Leadership

Department of Organization & Leadership

Non-Degree Programs

In addition to the degree programs, the Education Leadership Program offers professional development opportunities to both first-time students and to alumni who are interested in continuing their graduate education.


Klingenstein Summer Institute for Early Career Teachers

Program Description

An intensive off-site residential summer institute is offered for independent and international elementary, middle, or high school teachers with two to five years of teaching experience.  The Institute is designed to increase classroom effectiveness and to prepare teachers who have demonstrated outstanding promise for leadership positions in independent and international schools.  Participation is based on award that covers all expenses.  Participants earn four graduate credits.

Contact Information

Email: klingenstein@tc.columbia.edu
Phone: (212) 678-3156


Klingenstein Heads of Schools Program

Program Description

The Klingenstein Heads of Schools Program is a two-week program of intensive study and interaction with professional peers for heads of independent and international schools.  School heads are in the residence at the College.  They participate in symposia on issues confronting independent and international school leaders and attend colloquia on topics of interest, which include educational philosophy, diversity, and organizational change.  School heads also pursue independent study, investigating problems of particular relevance to their school situations.  Fellowship awards are granted annually.  Please send completed application packets to the Klingenstein Center by January 15.

Contact Information

Email: klingenstein@tc.columbia.edu
Phone: (212) 678-3156


Urban Education Leaders Collaborative

Program Description

The Urban Education Leaders Collaborative (UELC) at Teachers College identifies, examines, and generates realistic responses to compelling problems facing urban education leaders.  Participants engaging in live interactions with national thought leaders and experience multimedia learning facilitated by Teachers College leaders.  UELC brings together new and aspiring urban education leaders and national thought leaders to define problems, review relevant research and data, and work collaboratively through simulated case studies.  In this way, participants can return to their respective communities better prepared, more energized, and more motivated to address critical issues.

Contact Information

Email: info@teacherscollegecollaborative.org
Phone: (212) 678-3139 

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