Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Sequence of Classes

EdD in Administration & Supervision: CPS Principal Preparation

First Year
Semester Courses
Fall ELPS 560: Seminar in School Administration
ELPS 465: Instructional Leadership: Equity and Justice to Foster Community Relationships and Engagement
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship Year One/Semester One
Spring ELPS 571: Seminar in Current Issues in School Supervision
CIEP 477: Academic Assessments and Interventions
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship Year One/Semester Two
Summer I
(May–June)
ELPS 468: Problems in Finance & Business Management
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship Year One/Semester Three
Summer II
(July–Aug)
CIEP 469: Teaching and Learning in Urban Communities
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship Year One/Semester Four
Second Year
Fall ELPS 475: Human Resource Administration for the School District Leader
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship Year Two/Semester One
Spring ELPS 461: Issues in School Law
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship Year Two/Semester Two
 Summer I
(May–June)
RMTD 404: Introduction to Educational Statistics
 Summer II
(July–Aug)
ELPS 465: Instructional Leadership: Cultural Context Informed Decision Making (Rome)
    OR
CIEP 473: Instructional Leadership for Multicultural Schools (WTC)
Year Three
Fall RMTD 420: Educational Research I: Building a Body of Evidence Using Qualitative Methods
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship - Year Three/Semester One
Spring RMTD 421: Educational Research II: Building a Body of Evidence Using Quantitative Methods
ELPS 563: Administrative Internship - Year Three/Semester Two
Summer I
(May–June)
CIEP 488: Action Research to Improve Teaching and Learning
Summer II
(July–Aug)
ELPS 620: Dissertation Research (Creating systemic change for improved school outcomes)
Fourth Year
Fall ELPS 465: The Superintendency: Creating District-Level Leadership
ELPS 600: Case-Study Capstone: Impact Project for Sustainable Continuous Improvement
Spring ELPS 600: Finish Case-Study Capstone: Impact Project for Sustainable Continuous Improvement
ELPS 562: Practicum ins School Administration (Growing capacity to provide systems-level leadership within CPS)