University of Delaware Online
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About University of Delaware Online

University of Delaware

Immerse yourself in a learning environment with a tradition of scholarship, research and innovation. The University of Delaware traces its origins to 1743 and stands today as one of the leading research institutions in the U.S., one of fewer than 3% with a Carnegie classification of very high research activity.

A state-assisted land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university, UD is actively engaged in the critical needs of our state, our nation and the global community as a whole. This dedication to discovery, development and advancement enables our faculty of active practitioners to design curriculum at the forefront of their respective fields of expertise.

Our students emerge prepared as leaders and experts, poised to make a difference on a personal, professional and societal level. They enter the job market as sought-after graduates of a university ranked 75th in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges national report, a distinction reflected in our successful alumni, including elected officials, inventors and leaders in industry and service agencies.

Program Description:

Master of Education in Teacher Leadership

Schools need educators who can rise to the challenges of new teaching standards, policies and technologies, foster collaboration within the school and community, and help to affect institutional change. The University of Delaware’s online master of education in teacher leadership will prepare you to become a guiding force in your school.

With this flexible online program, you will have the opportunity to learn on your own schedule, from the convenience of your home. Our faculty, made up of experienced researchers and educators, will introduce practical solutions to the challenges you are facing in your classroom. During your weekly assignments, you will implement those lessons and participate in interactive discussions.

In this 30-credit (24 month) program you will learn to:

  • Analyze data to better identify your students' needs
  • Develop standards-aligned instruction and appropriate intervention methods
  • Provide culturally relevant professional development
  • Foster collaboration through technology
  • Plan and enact positive changes in the school and community

Prepare to take on a teacher-leader role that will extend your sphere of influence beyond the walls of your classroom.

A recent study from Georgetown University found that, on average, college graduates earn $1 million more in earnings over their lifetime. (Source: 2017 Study by Georgetown University)
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