Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership
The Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership is a community of researchers and practitioners transforming educational experiences for a better world. We offer a variety of career options for those interested in teaching. Traditional and alternative certification pathways include elementary grades PK-3 and 1-5, middle school grades 4-8, secondary grades 6-12, and special education. Faculty members are nationally known for publications, research, presentations, and exemplifying best practices in teaching and learning. All teacher education programs have been approved by the Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana Board of Regents, and NCATE. Faculty are interested in knowing their advisees and in providing quality counseling as needed for all teacher education candidates.
The Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership offers a number of Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral programs. Currently, the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership offers a Masters of Education in Curriculum Instruction and in Educational Leadership. In addition, the Department offers the Ed.D. in Education Leadership with concentrations in Higher Education Administration, Educational Leadership, and Organizational Leadership.