For general inquiries about the program, please contact Dr. Leigh Ann McMullan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Teacher Leadership program is designed to enable future teacher-leaders to develop strong leadership characteristics so that they are better equipped to improve student achievement, evaluate instruction, promote collaborative learning, empower others, supervise staff, and promote healthy learning communities. Teacher Leadership candidates will develop skills that will enable them to be educators and leaders in and outside of the classroom. Teacher Leadership graduates will be highly employable in a myriad of professional positions, such as instructional coaches, lead teachers, coordinators, and directors.
We are currently accepting applications thru August 1st, 2022 for the fall 2022 cohort.
To be eligible for admission to the program, the applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, meet the basic requirements specified for graduate students at Mississippi State University, and demonstrate academic proficiency based on the following indicators:
1. Grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale on the last half of the bachelor’s degree;
2. Letter of endorsement from current school administrator and two additional letters of reference;
3. Statement of purpose;
4. Valid teacher’s license;
5. Evidence of full-time P-12 classroom teaching experience;
6. Current résumé; and