EDA 68300 Relational Leadership and Community Outreach in Diverse Societies

As part of the Educational Specialist (EdS) degree, this course introduces the student to the conceptual tools, theoretical formulations and research findings concerning relational leadership in the school. This course equips the student with knowledge and techniques necessary to build and maintain positive relationships with faculty, staff, parents, and community stakeholders to support student learning. Topics include public relations policy, recognition of community structure and communications channels, available resources to support the welfare of every student, strategies and legal implications for building relationships, and promotion of teacher leadership.