2016-2017 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

EDL 620 Educational Policy, Communities, and Pluralistic Governance

Knowledge and skills for political and community leadership focused on PK-12 education policy and related governance structures at the federal, state, and local levels. Evaluation of policy trends from socio-cultural, political, technological, and economic perspectives. Principles and processes of community and family engagement as core elements of democratic practices in educational leadership. Course requirements include field-based application of key concepts and skills. This course was previously offered as EDL 615. No credit given for students who previously took EDL 615.




Admission to the Sixth Year Program in Educational Leadership and EDL 590, the Sixth Year Program in Mathematics Education or Reading and Language Arts, or admission to the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.

General Education


  • Fall and Spring