Educational Leadership (ER)

ER504: Financial Issues of Education

This course will examine the financial aspects of education, including funding sources as well as the principles regarding the use of such funds. You will examine financial pressures facing today's schools and ascertain ways schools are meeting daily demands to provide a quality education. The role of federal and state lawmakers in funding decisions will be explored as will the issues of state taxes and the ongoing debate about school vouchers, tax credits, church-state issues, and charter schools. You will also examine how to administer school resources including funding in the most appropriate and beneficial way.

Quarter Credit Hours: 4 | Prerequisite: None

ER506: Legal Issues in Education

You will examine the interrelationship of law and education policy regarding the day-to-day operation of an educational institution. Topics include the school and legal environment, teacher and student rights, student discipline, program management, and current events regarding the law and education. You will also analyze resources designed to help educators navigate legal issues.

Quarter Credit Hours: 4 | Prerequisite: None