DOCTORAL PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
CSUN Ed.D. graduates will have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to lead profound change in teaching and learning in P-14 institutions by:
- Planning systemic reform and managing the change process in collaboration with fellow educators and other stakeholders, based on a shared vision of learning.
- Guiding and supporting staff in nurturing a school/district or community college culture and program conducive to the effective instruction of all students and to the professional growth of all employees.
- Using data and technology effectively to assess student achievement, evaluate staff and programs, and plan and implement accountability systems.
- Becoming critical consumers of educational research and producers of action research who apply the lessons of research to student, school/district or community college improvement.
- Promoting cultural proficient policies and practices that recognize and value difference and ensure equity.
- Managing fiscal, physical, and human resources to ensure an effective, safe learning and working environment.
- Collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources at the local, state, and federal level.
- Modeling ethical practice; strong skills in communication and collaboration; and the development of leadership capacity in oneself and others.
- Understanding, navigating, responding to, and influencing the larger policy environment and the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context of education.