Education Micro-Courses
to Enhance Your Leadership Skills

Are you a teacher or administrator looking to enhance your leadership skills? We now offer 5-week online micro-courses designed to fit your busy lifestyle! Each course will be focused on a topic relevant to education and will include three sessions per topic. Graduate credits are available for participation in these micro-courses, and may build a base towards the completion of our Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Leadership.

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  • $100 per micro-course
  • Graduate credit may be assigned at an additional $140 per credit hour (a 20% discount on current EU graduate credit cost)


  • Opens on January 22, 2019 and closes on April 26, 2019 for Summer 2019 session

More Information

  • Contact Dr. Susan Langston at or Michael Mann at

Summer 2019 Micro-course Schedule

Classroom Management
Instructor: Dr. Kelly Sutherland,

Classroom Management is an integral part of the teaching and learning process that helps students to perform at their highest levels. Proactive classroom management that is built on research-based recommendations for dealing with contemporary concerns can promote classroom life that is academically productive and satisfying for both teachers and students.

In this course we will explore:

Section 1 – (April 29 - June 2, 2019)


  • Theories, Models, and Foundation
  • Building Community
  • Fostering Positive Relationships

Section 2 – (June 3 - July 7, 2019)


  • Managing Groups
  • Enhancing Student Motivation
  • Instructing Class

Section 3 – (July 8 - August 11, 2019)

Positive Behavior Supports:

  • Proactive Behavior Interventions
  • Managing Problem Behaviors
  • Supports and Practices

Organizational Leadership
Instructor: Dr. Gordon Pace,

The Organizational Leadership mini-course is designed to assist the administrator with the necessary functions related to planning, organization, and implementation of programs that support the learning environment. Each session will integrate theories of leadership for successful school management. Discussions of leadership and organizational behavior will be rooted in Christian standards. Each session will challenge the thinking of the student to look for new and better ways of successful organizational management in educational environments.

Section 1 - (April 29 - June 2, 2019)

  • Leadership Characteristics for School Leaders
  • Working with the School Board
  • Staffing the School
  • Public Relations with the school community

Section 2 - (June 3 - July 7, 2019)

  • Leadership Vision
  • Finance and Budget for the School Leader
  • Current Issues in Schools
  • Focusing on the Important Issues

Section 3 - (July 8 - August 11, 2019)

  • Spiritual leadership of the Christian School
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Technology Integration
  • Growing the Organization

Education Micro-Program Registration Form

Please fill out a Non-degree Seeking application to attend these micro-programs for transcripted credits. When filling out the application, please make the following selections:

  1. Select “Graduate Studies” when asked “Which program are you applying for?”
  2. Select “Spring 2019” when asked for term.
  3. Select “Non-degree Seeking” when asked “What type of student will you be?”
  4. Select “Education Micro Courses” when asked “Are you intending on participating in any of our special offerings?”
  5. Complete the application.

If you are wanting to take these courses without credit, please fill out this form.

For more information, please contact

Dr. Susan Langston

(417) 865-2815, ext. 8552