NYU Steinhardt

The Excellent School Seminar II: Teachers and Students

  • Course Number: EDLED-GE 2085
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Deals with research & practice regarding school leadership & teacher work, including analysis of current policies, practices, standards of ethical behavior, & trends in professional & student development. The conditions of teachers? work, support for ongoing professional learning, engagement in planning & decision making are explored. Also focuses on workforce development (recruitment, staffing, tenure, promotion, & retirement); fiscal issues (salary, welfare, & fringe benefits); distributed power (academic freedom, teacher unionism, negotiations, grievance procedures); development of staff, board, & community relationships, collaboration with colleges & universities in teacher preparation.
  • Old Course Number: E65.2085