La Salle University
Early Learning Principal Instructional Coaching Program
EARLY LEARNING PRINCIPAL INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING PROGRAM
Building Bridges to Enhance Teaching and Learning in PreK-4 Settings
Develop Your Competence as a PreK-4 Instructional Leader!
Earn ACT 48/PIL (ACT 45) Hours!
USE INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING AND PLCS TO LEVERAGE CHANGE
ELPIC is a partnership initiative funded by the PA Department of Education.
This study (IRB #17-02-016) has been reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board of La Salle University on March 3, 2017.
Increase the Instructional Capacity in Your Building
Develop teachers as strong PreK-4 instructional coaches and PLC leaders to enhance instruction that will meet the demands of diverse students.
Institute Powerful Early Learning Instruction
Model quality instruction for faculty and staff that will bridge early childhood and PreK-4 practices to prepare students for learning beyond the primary grades.
Create Connections with Early Learning Centers
Foster relationships with early learning providers to strengthen the transitions to schools that are integral to student growth and development.
Engage in Professional Learning Networks
Use the power of Principal Professional Learning Communities (P-PLCs) to address issues relevant to instructional leaders from schools in your region.
Courses are fully online and run in consecutive 6-week cycles.
Principal Professional Learning Communities (P-PLCs) begin after coursework ends.
The ELPIC Program provides participants with FREE professional development through La Salle University
New Cohorts begin in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
180 HOURS OF ACT 48 PIL CREDIT* FOR NEWLY LICENSED PRINCIPALS
Four 6-week Professional Development Courses
-Introduction to Instructional Leadership I
-Advanced Instructional Design
-Leadership and Educational Change I
-Leadership and Instructional Change II
Coursework includes Job-Embedded Professional Development and Targeted Field Experiences
Principal Professional Learning Communities
With the guidance of a university-based facilitator, principals will engage in on-going, inquiry based collaboration focused on early learning and coaching practices.
*Act 48 PIL (Act 45) credit will be given upon completion of PLCs.
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