LEDE Program Schedule

The LEDE program combines Saturday Seminars, e-Learning, performance tasks, and internships. All seminars meet on Saturdays, approximately once or twice a month, on the UW Bothell campus. Activities may take place online, at participants own school, or at another school location.

Part 1

Summer Quarter (Early Start)
2 credits

Applicants without prior teacher leadership begin with Summer Early Start quarter. This is a 2-credit, pre-admission seminar that supports the development of formal and informal teacher leadership experiences through school-based activities.

Prior experience is determined during the pre-admissions process, with completion of the LEDE Supplemental Application

Autumn  (Introductory Quarter)
12 credits

Saturday Seminars:
  - Leadership for Curriculum and Teaching
 - Personal Leadership for Schools
Activities:
- Participants join a Teacher Instructional Leadership Network that is supported by APPL partners.
- Begin performance tasks to be completed at participant's own pace

Winter Quarter - On-Leave
No enrolled credits

Activities: - Continue work on performance tasks integrated into Year 1 Internship activities with principal mentor.


Spring Quarter
2 credits*

Saturday Seminars:
  - Leadership for Curriculum and Teaching 
Activities:
- Continue work on performance tasks integrated into Year 1 Internship activities with principal mentor.

 

*Candidates admitted directly to Part 1 in Autumn Quarter may also meet the 2-credits of pre-requisite leadership experience required for Spring Quarter, however, the candidate will complete all sessions and activities.

Meeting pre-requisite experience reduces overall tuition, however all participation and curriculum assignments are still required.

During the Academic Year

After the Introductory Quarter, participants may continue in Part 1 of the program for up to three years before choosing to enter Part 2.
Participants who continue in Part 1 of the program for longer than one academic year must enroll in 2 credits of coursework Autumn quarter of each additional Part 1 year.

Activities:
- Meet quarterly with network members
- Continue working on performance tasks
- Complete at least 400 internship hours in participant's home school (Part I Internship)

Qualification to begin Part 2 based on completion of performance tasks, internship hours and seminars.

 

Part 2

Leadership Summer Institute 

Introduction and transition to LEDE Part 2, scheduled for 3 days in July. 

Autumn Quarter
12 credits

Saturday Seminars:
- Leadership for Schools as Responsive Public Institutions
- Leadership for Schools as Renewing Organizations
- Leadership for Schools as Inclusive Communities

Activities:
- 400 hours of intership (Part II Internship)
- Begin Part 2 performance tasks

Winter Quarter
10 credits 

Saturday Seminars:
- Continuation of seminars initiated in Autumn quarter

Activities:
-Complete internship requirements
-Continue Part 2 performance tasks

Spring Quarter
2 credits

Saturday Seminars:
 - Complete tasks from Introductory Quarter seminars

Activities:
-Final assessment of dossier
-Complete any remaining performance tasks from Part 2
-Recommendation for Principal Certification
-Application to Principal positions

Program design is subject to modification

 

 

Please contact edleader@uw.edu
for information! 
 
Application deadline is May 15th