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Course : Theories of Leadership, Administration, and Organizational Management

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Spring 2022
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Domain I Leadership of the Educational Community 

Competency 001: The superintendent knows how to act with integrity, fairness and in an ethical manner in order to promote the success of all students. 

Domain II Instructional Leadership 

Competency 006: The superintendent knows how to advocate, promote and 4 sustain an instructional program and a district culture that are conducive to student learning and staff professional growth. 

Domain III Administrative Leadership 

Competency 008: The superintendent knows how to apply principles of effective leadership and management in relation to district budgeting, personnel, resource utilization, financial management and technology applications. 

Domain III Administrative Leadership 

Competency 009: The superintendent knows how to apply principles of leadership and management to the district’s physical plant and support systems to ensure a safe and effective learning environment. 


  • The candidate will develop a deeper understanding of leadership and impact on organizational outcomes. 

  • The candidate will gain a better understanding of their leadership strengths and opportunities for development. 

  • The candidate will explore and differentiate traditional and critical leadership and organizational theories and their relationship to educational leadership. 

  • The candidate will evaluate social and ethical issues that impact organizational leadership outcomes. 

  • The candidate will demonstrate an attitude that is open to instruction, new ideas, and direction. 

ttendance Policy 

Regular attendance is expected. If a class must be missed, please discuss with the professor beforehand. If an emergency arises, please either telephone or email the professor, if possible. 

One of the cornerstones to the WCOE Ed.D experience is the opportunity to interact with colleagues from across other campuses, districts and professions. To this end, we hold Saturday classes three times per long semester. Students are expected to maintain a physical and professional engagement in these experiences. However, we do understand some circumstances cannot be avoided. Therefore, we have established the following policy 

1 absence = make up required experiences/coursework with colleagues 

2 absences = final grade will be lowered by one letter and make up required experiences/coursework with colleagues 

3 absences = F 

COVID policy – if a student is quarantined due to COVID, that student may Zoom a Saturday class. Under these circumstances a student will be required to provide documentation of quarantine requirements from his/her public health district or health care provider. 

Note: You may not submit a paper for a grade in this class that already has been (or will be) submitted for a grade in another course, unless you obtain the explicit written permission of me and the other instructor involved in advance.

Plagiarism is the use of someone else's thoughts, words, ideas, or lines of argument in your own work without appropriate documentation (a parenthetical citation at the end and a listing in "Works Cited")-whether you use that material in a quote, paraphrase, or summary. It is a theft of intellectual property and will not be tolerated, whether intentional or not.

Student Honor Creed

As an MSU Student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else do so."

As students at MSU, we recognize that any great society must be composed of empowered, responsible citizens. We also recognize universities play an important role in helping mold these responsible citizens. We believe students themselves play an important part in developing responsible citizenship by maintaining a community where integrity and honorable character are the norm, not the exception.

Thus, We, the Students of Midwestern State University, resolve to uphold the honor of the University by affirming our commitment to complete academic honesty. We resolve not only to be honest but also to hold our peers accountable for complete honesty in all university matters.

We consider it dishonest to ask for, give, or receive help in examinations or quizzes, to use any unauthorized material in examinations, or to present, as one's own, work or ideas which are not entirely one's own. We recognize that any instructor has the right to expect that all student work is honest, original work. We accept and acknowledge that responsibility for lying, cheating, stealing, plagiarism, and other forms of academic dishonesty fundamentally rests within each individual student.

We expect of ourselves academic integrity, personal professionalism, and ethical character. We appreciate steps taken by University officials to protect the honor of the University against any who would disgrace the MSU student body by violating the spirit of this creed.

Written and adopted by the 2002-2003 MSU Student Senate.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights protection for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Disability Support Services in Room 168 of the Clark Student Center, (940) 397-4140.

The professor considers this classroom to be a place where you will be treated with respect as a human being - regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, political beliefs, age, or ability. Additionally, diversity of thought is appreciated and encouraged, provided you can agree to disagree. It is the professor's expectation that ALL students consider the classroom a safe environment.

All instructors in the Department have voicemail in their offices and MSUTexas e-mail addresses. Make sure you add your instructor's phone number and e-mail address to both email and cell phone lists of contacts.

All students seeking a Bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University must satisfy a writing proficiency requirement once they've 1) passed the 6 hours of Communication Core and 2) earned 60 hours. Students may meet this requirement in one of three ways: by passing the Writing Proficiency Exam, passing two Writing Intensive Courses (only one can be in the core), or passing English 2113. If you have any questions about the exam, visit the Writing Proficiency Office website at, or call 397-4131.

Senate Bill 11 passed by the 84th Texas Legislature allows licensed handgun holders to carry concealed handguns on campus, effective August 1, 2016. Areas excluded from concealed carry are appropriately marked, in accordance with state law. For more information regarding campus carry, please refer to the University’s webpage at

If you have questions or concerns, please contact MSU Chief of Police Patrick Coggins at