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Education: School Leadership
Master of Education (MEd)
Saint Michael's College in Colchester, VT
Throughout our Master's Program in School Leadership, graduate students have opportunities to work individually and with colleagues, both in the classroom and in the field, to explore concepts while acquiring and applying their skills. Our program offers a blend of required and elective courses, giving each student a meaningful and lasting educational experience upon which s/he can draw when actively engaged in the science and art of leading a school. Strong school leaders, from principals to administrative staff, are the driving force behind outstanding schools. Such leaders are centered on children, clear in their moral purpose, and collaborative in their relationships. Together with their staffs, they are able to create and sustain a school structure that is effective, and a learning environment that is conducive to student and adult growth. Students in the Master’s Program in School Leadership work individually and with colleagues, in the classroom and in the field, to explore concepts while acquiring and applying their skills. An initial teaching license or equivalent is required for admission. The additional endorsement as a Vermont School Principal can be obtained through this program if the applicant has a teaching license and a minimum of three years K-12 teaching.
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Allied Health Preparation
Certificate (CERT)
Community College of Vermont in Montpelier, VT
Designed for students beginning at CCV and planning to transfer into other institutions’ allied health programs, this certificate is excellent preparation for degree programs such as Vermont Technical College’s programs in dental hygiene, respiratory therapy and nursing. Allied health program students are required by the State of Vermont to provide documentation of immunizations. Students who complete the Allied Health Preparation certificate will be able to: identify structures of human anatomy, beginning at the basic cellular level and concluding with body systems, and relate each system of the body to its functions; demonstrate understanding of physical, cognitive, linguistic and psychological development of human beings from conception to death; employ knowledge of metabolism, digestion, and nutrients to determine dietary strategies for minimizing risks of disease considering the nutritional and caloric needs of individuals throughout the life cycle.
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Community College of Vermont
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Leadership & Management
Certificate (CERT)
University of Vermont in Burlington, VT
UVM’s Leadership and Management Professional Certificate consists of eight individual leadership seminars that focus on developing leadership capabilities and skills in the context of today’s business and management challenges. The seminars are taught by industry experts and held in Burlington. Professionals interested in focusing on a specific area of leadership and management may sign up for individual seminars. Whether you’re taking one seminar or completing your certificate, our day-long, locally held sessions allow you to minimize your time away from work and family, while providing the tools to help you become a more effective leader and reach your professional goals. Seminars are appropriate for rising leaders, supervisors, and managers of all levels, including professionals currently experiencing challenges or looking for advancement, and executives who want to reassess their ability to influence others. Our seminars are designed to help you: Improve your leadership, business strategy, negotiations, sales, marketing, and finance skills Prepare you for higher-level job responsibilities and career advancement Develop your knowledge of business principles, trends, and best practices Identify your learning leadership style to provide you with insights into your problem solving, decision making, conflict resolution, teamwork, and communication skills Improve your emotional intelligence and behaviors to better connect with others as a leader Gain a big-picture view of management to communicate more effectively within your organization Lead cross-functional teams Build a professional network beyond your organization Seminars include: Case-study discussions Leadership assessments Group problem solving Action planning
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University of Vermont
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Interdependent Scholar
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT
The Independent Scholar Program is designed to meet the needs of outstanding students who have clearly defined disciplinary interests that cannot be fulfilled within the framework of a normal departmental or interdisciplinary major. Independent Scholars plan their own curricular programs with the assistance of a faculty advisor, and with oversight from the Curriculum Committee. Independent Scholars cannot propose two majors, but can pursue an independent scholar major and one minor. For the 2016-17 academic year, application materials are due to the Curriculum Committee by Monday, October 2, 2017, for fall review; and Monday, February 12, 2018, for spring review.
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Middlebury College
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Healthcare Management and Leadership
Certificate (CERT)
University of Vermont in Burlington, VT
The University of Vermont’s Healthcare Management and Leadership program provides the tools and skills necessary for healthcare managers to succeed in the dynamic work of health services delivery. Through five interactive sessions you will develop techniques and explore practical solutions to the biggest challenges facing today’s healthcare managers. The program is taught by leading expert practitioners and academics. Multiple instructors that provide a variety of perspectives. It is designed for working professionals to minimize time away from work and family. The information you will learn can be applied immediately in your workplace, and help you better manage your organization. The content is current and based on best-practices healthcare field today.
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University of Vermont
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Education: Educational Leadership
Master of Arts (MA)
Castleton University in Castleton, VT
The Castleton Master of Arts in Educational Leadership is a 37-credit, field-based, principal licensure and master's degree program that combines face-to-face residencies with convenient online coursework. Assignments are supported by relevant and enriching readings and a closely supervised, project to effect change in the candidate’s resident school. Exemplary educational leaders work in partnership with their school’s faculty and administration to create a learning environment that allow students to recognize their full potential as citizens in a complex and changing global world.
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Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management (Self Designed)
Master of Arts (MA)
SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, VT
SIT’s flexible, self-designed Master of Arts in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management program allows students to design a personalized, interdisciplinary graduate degree experience based on their own professional objectives. Students can gain exposure to several different degree fields or receive targeted training for professional advancement. Interested students can acquire a specialization in one of the following professional areas: Monitoring and Evaluation Social Innovation and Management Policy Analysis and Advocacy The self-designed program combines multidisciplinary coursework with experience in the field. Students benefit from SIT’s experiential learning approach and from close interaction with practitioner faculty while developing a learning plan and objectives tailored to fit their unique career goals.
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School Psychology
Master of Arts (MA)
Castleton University in Castleton, VT
Castleton’s Master of Arts and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in School Psychology is designed as a residency-based program, following the training standards provided by the National Association of School Psychologists, which prepares students for careers as highly qualified school psychologists. Students graduate from this three-year program with a Masters Degree and a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study. As the first and only School Psychology graduate program in the state of Vermont, Castleton is deeply committed to supporting and improving the state’s communities and schools by serving as a local resource to children, families, schools and community agencies. Graduates will work with children, adolescents, families, and other professionals in schools and related fields. They will provide direct educational, behavioral, and mental health services for, and collaborate with, school administrators, educators, and other professionals to create a supportive learning and social environments for students. The program requires two full years of coursework followed by one year of internship, which requires a minimum of 1200 hours, 600 of which must be in a school setting, resulting in a total of 72 credits. The program is grounded in a scientist-practitioner philosophy of training and education. The integration of science and practice is accomplished through a program of study that emphasizes the use of scientific methods to inform prevention and intervention-oriented problem solving approaches. The core faculty for the School Psychology program have more than 10 years of experience, each working in the field of school psychology. Students in the program will work closely with their professors to gain knowledge, expertise, and experience in areas of interests that may include: application of forensic psychology to children’s mental health, learning and behavior, the impact of brain behavior relationships, the implications of diverse learning needs, and social justice. Completion of the program will lead to licensure through the Agency of Education in School Psychology. The Masters program is structured to educate students in accordance with Vermont school psychologist endorsement requirements as administrated by the Vermont Agency of Education. The program has been developed using the National Association of School Psychologists training guidelines; therefore, graduates will be eligible to apply for National Certification through the National Association School Psychology Certification Systems for non-NASP approved program.
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School Counseling
Certificate (CERT)
College of St Joseph in Rutland, VT
All candidates pursuing the Graduate Certificate in School Counseling Students must have earned a master’s degree in a counseling-related field (e.g. Clinical Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, or equivalent degree) or Education from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent institution of higher learning. The student must have graduated with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B average), based on a GPA scale with a range of 0.0-4.0. A masters degree in another (non education or counseling) field would require completion of the full masters degree program; Students will be required to complete a minimum of 18 credits at College of St. Joseph; the actual number of total credits will be determined by a review of transcripts and relevant experience, as well as a comparison with Vermont State Licensure Requirements and our graduate degree program requirements; Students will complete a minimum of 600 clock hours of field experience in School Counseling (two semesters) with a minimum of 60 hours each at the Elementary level (including Pre-K), Middle and High School Levels, under supervision of a licensed school counselor in the field and College faculty; Required courses will include: Organization and Administration of a School Counseling Program (3 credits); Law and Education of Children (unless a comparable Vermont course has been taken and passed) (3 credits); Psychological Appraisal (unless a comparable course has been taken and passed) (3 credits); Graduate Internship in School Counseling (minimum of 600 clock hours 6 credits); Career Counseling (3 credits); All coursework requires a minimum grade of B; All students need to document training in ethics (including the Ethical Standards for School Counselors [from the American School Counseling Association] and the Code of Ethics for Vermont Educators: A Statement of Beliefs), diversity, human development, counseling theory and practice, educational practices, research (preferably as applied to education), as well as knowledge of the Sixteen Principles and Five Standards for Vermont Educators, Vermont’s Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities, the National Model for School Counseling, and other pertinent laws and standards (such as the Vermont Model for School Counselors); All courses previously taken to be applied to the graduate certificate need to have been taken within the past six years. Based on a review of each student’s transcripts and work experience, courses taken beyond the six year limit may be accepted with appropriate remedial action to ensure competency in relevant and current knowledge and performance ability (e.g. by auditing certain lasses or by engaging in independent review of material under supervision of a faculty mentor). Initial Licensure Candidates All requirements in Section “A” above need to be met; Candidates need to pass the State Standardized Test Requirements (e.g. PRAXIS) prior to being allowed to complete field work; Students need to complete additional graduate courses to include: Fundamentals of Education (3 credits) Educational Psychology (3 credits) School Based Prevention and Intervention (3 credits) Students need to complete the Initial Licensure Portfolio for Vermont Educators. Candidates with a Graduate Degree in Education Seeking an Additional Endorsement All requirements in Section “A” above need to be met (including a minimum of 18 credits taken at College of St. Joseph). Remaining courses and requirements for the certificate will be determined, based on prior preparation and transcript review and comparison with Vermont State Licensure Requirements and our graduate degree program requirements. Licensure Information All licensure-track programs within the Division of Psychology and Human Services have been designed to meet current academic requirements for licensure in the State of Vermont. With the exception of the School Counseling program, post-degree supervised experience and passing a national examination are required for licensure, regardless of the college or university attended. While our students have had excellent success being licensed in Vermont and other states, prospective students should always consult licensure requirements for states where they anticipate working in order to determine the degree of compatibility between licensure requirements and our degree program requirements.
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School Counseling
Master of Science (MS)
College of St Joseph in Rutland, VT
College of St. Joseph offers both a Master’s degree in school counseling and graduate certificate in School Counseling. The program develops holistic school counselors through an emphasis on self-awareness, ethical and moral behavior, professional competencies and a commitment to the community, service to others and issues of justice. If you are a reflective, competent individual whose personal and professional behaviors are grounded in strong moral values, a solid commitment to ethical practice and the utilization of collaborative, evidence-based best practices to facilitate the healthy growth and development of students and school systems, our School Counseling program could be right for you. You’ll be expected to be dedicated to service to others and to the community, demonstrate a genuine appreciation for diversity and to actualize on your values in order to address social issues, promote the welfare of others and improve society as a whole. Skills That Matter Supervisors recognize that they get a better worker (you!) when you go back to school for additional training, which can lead to promotions and pay raises, because you have a happier boss and you are a much more valuable worker. You will be more free to explore your interests and career options working in the field of counseling. If you work in a specific type of counseling career for a few years and decide you want to try something a different in the field, you will be qualified and prepared to do so. You may be able to do your practical training (internship/field experience) at either an agency you already work for (and some help pay for your classes and pay you while you are in training), or, after graduation, be hired by the agency you served with as an intern. Marketable Skills, Practical Programs, Accomplished Faculty CSJ’s Psychology & Human Services Division offers master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, Alcohol & Substance Abuse, and School Counseling. Our master’s degree prepares you to: Learn about yourself in a way and to a depth you have never previously explored. Offer high-quality treatment planning for your clients. Implement effective counseling methods to help people function better (relevant service delivery). Work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultural heritages and diverse life factors and experiences. Use professional case management skills to make sure your clients are progressing. Grow more comfortable and effective in your helping role. Develop effective programs in areas that are in need of intervention.
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