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The Superintendent Letter of Eligibility Program prepares PK-12 education leaders to advance their career to the school district level. The program leads to the certification required for appointment and commissioning as Superintendent PK-12. The coursework may be applied to the Ph.D. in Leadership (education concentration) Program

Program highlights:

  • once a week courses
  • tuition deferment and payment plans
  • learn from educational researchers and PK-12 educational leaders
  • Act 45 credits
Educational Leadership Program Mission

In keeping with Alvernia's Christian commitment toward the harmonious development of the whole person, the Principals' Certification Program aims to develop self-directed and competent building administrators who are capable of and accountable for decision-making in all phases of their professional responsibilities.

The program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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Timothy Matlack
Why Choose Alvernia?
"Alvernia’s Superintendent Program — grounded in the educationally vital Franciscan values of service and collegiality — arms future school district leaders with a robust blend of research-based theoretical knowledge and practical leadership applications, building the capacity for transformational decision-making." — Timothy Matlack, Alvernia graduate and lecturer, and Director of Teaching and Learning at Tulpehocken Area School District
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Admission Requirements