University of Calgary Continuing Education has been approved to deliver the courses that meet the requirements for the Leadership Quality Standard (LQS) certification. This program has been designed for Alberta certified teachers who aspire to be school principals in the Alberta education system.
Participants who successfully complete the 80-hour course will meet the Leadership Quality Standard Certification requirements as outlined by the Alberta Ministry of Education, and will also be awarded a University of Calgary Continuing Education certificate of completion.
The instructors in the program are principals and superintendents who have extensive experience and expertise in leadership roles in the Alberta education system.
The online delivery mode is instructor-led through Desire2Learn (D2L). Instructors facilitate online discussions and meetings, post course outlines, assignments, and resources.
This delivery mode involves pre-work online, a condensed classroom (Summer/Fall residency) plus a 7- 10 week online schedule through D2L.
Two delivery options are available, including online and an intensive in-class cohort in the Summer and Fall. Each course will provide students with experiential learning that can be readily applied to their practice.
The online course is instructor-led through Desire2Learn (D2L). Expert instructors will facilitate online discussions and meetings, post course outlines, assignments, and resources.
The blended option is a condensed classroom schedule on campus during the Summer or Fall terms. The intensive course will include online pre-work and a 7-10 week online schedule using D2L.
Students will be required to complete all modules within the 80-hour course and submit a learning journal at the end of the course.
Alberta certified teachers can enrol in the course online. However, to confirm eligibility for certification, students must meet the requirements established by the Alberta Ministry of Education.
Upon successful completion of the course and if eligibility requirements are met, students may apply for certification from the Alberta Ministry of Education. Please visit the Alberta Education website to review the requirements. If you have questions about applying for leadership certification, please contact Alberta Education's leadership certification team directly...
Phone: 780-427-2045 (Dial 310-0000 first for toll free access)