This 36-credit program includes extensive preparation for school administration and a sequence of courses and activities planned to guide the candidates in developing the knowledge and skills required of principals and supervisors. A year-long, 6-credit internship with monthly seminars provides candidates with opportunities to apply their knowledge and continue to improve their abilities to function as effective, caring school leaders.

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Course Requirements (36 Credits)

About Vernon Prosser

Vernon Prosser serves as the Program Coordinator for School Leadership and Educational Leadership.  With more than 35 years in education, Prosser has served as a teacher, a principal, an assistant superintendent, and most recently as superintendent for the York school district before joining the faculty at Furman. He is also a father of three. Former staff members say Prosser has always put students first and valued education.

“I’ve had a lot of different hats over the time I’ve spent in education and I have enjoyed every minute of it!” -Prosser

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School Leadership Faculty

Vernon L. Prosser

Coordinator, Upstate Schools Consortium; School Leadership Clinical Faculty

Harris Heath

Professor, Education; School Leadership and Administration

Michael E. Jennings

Professor of Education

Temi Bidjerano

Associate Professor, Education; Research and Statistics

Scott Henderson

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Education; Director of National and International Scholarships; Philosophy and History of Education

Doug Webb '02

General Counsel