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Program Locations

West Campus
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06828

Griswold Campus
267 Slater Avenue
Griswold, CT 06351

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Sacred Heart University‚Äôs Isabelle Farrington College of Education offers two leadership programs specifically tailored to prepare aspiring educational administrators to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Both programs are performance-based and have been constructed to help educators develop the proficiencies they will need to be successful school administrators.

Our programs in Educational Leadership consist of an Intermediate Administrator Certification (092) and a further Certificate of Advanced Study in Administration (CAS in Administration).

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CT Post: Sacred Heart to help alleviate school superintendent shortage

April 6, 2018

Sacred Heart University is getting into the business of creating school superintendents. The state Board of Education this week gave unanimous approval to a program that will allow existing school administrators to train for top district leadership roles. The one-year, 15-credit program will start this fall, with an expected enrollment of 15 to 18. It will leave participants with an “093” certificate which is required in Connecticut to be a schools superintendent. The program requires no exit test.

Sacred Heart to Become First Private Institution to Offer 093 Superintendent Certification

April 5, 2018

Sacred Heart University will launch a state certification program for aspiring school superintendents (093) this fall. Candidates who complete the course requirements will earn a sixth-year diploma upon graduation. David G. Title, assistant professor in the Education Leadership and Literacy Department, will be the program director. Title will teach two courses and also oversee all aspects of the certification path. “The program’s goal is to ensure that every candidate acquires the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful superintendent of schools upon completion,” he explains.

Ed Prep Matters: Panelists Tout Promise of Strong Clinical Practice

April 4, 2018

"A Deeper Dive session at the AACTE 70th Annual Meeting emphasized the criticality of incorporating clinical practice in educator preparation, drawing on the recent report of the AACTE Clinical Practice Commission (CPC). Commissioner Michael Alfano of Sacred Heart University (CT) moderated “The Clinical Practice Imperative: A Pivot Toward Clinical Practice, Its Lexicon, and the Renewal of Educator Preparation” where a panel of experts discussed the CPC’s paper and its 10 proclamations for effective clinical preparation, the impact of clinical practice within the profession, and future plans to advance the work."