U Phoenix To Offer Online Doctoral Program for Ohio Educators
of Phoenix will now offer a
special doctorate in education specifically for teachers in Ohio.
university's School of Advanced Studies will
partner with the Ohio Educational Service Center Association
(OESCA) to offer
the online Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership.
program will be flexible in terms of time commitment
at the same time it provides opportunities for students to collaborate
colleagues in their areas. The target audience is expected to be
teachers and administrators who work in Ohio's K-12 schools.
this unique doctoral program, students
have the opportunity to pursue research that's relevant and applicable
challenges of today's classrooms and school districts," said University
Phoenix School of Advanced Studies Executive Dean Hinrich Eylers.
program will replicate real-world challenges
that educators must cope with by way of online courses and independent
research. It will focus on the values of diversity, academic integrity
essential competencies. Its template will be the School of Advanced
model with emphasis on the combination of theory, practice and leadership.
proud to provide Ohio educators with the
skills and support needed to advance in their profession, while
flexibility to maintain ongoing professional responsibilities,
student development and meeting classroom needs," said Craig Burford,
director of OESCA, which provides professional development and
lobbying efforts on behalf of the state's educators.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.