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ED586 Current Issues in Education

Topics will vary and will address current trends and contemporary challenges facing school teachers and administrators, such as personnel, legal, safety, and current curriculum issues; standardized testing, including the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs); the use of technology and other issues related to the managerial, instructional, and spiritual dimensions of school leadership; and school/community relations. The curriculum has also been arranged to accommodate the specific and unique needs confronting Catholic school administrators in light of the needs and issues confronting any school principal today and in the future. Prerequisite: admission to administration and supervision program. (3)