Director and Advisor:
Ronald Royer, Ph.D. Office: Benoit Education Center
Phone: (603) 897-8590
The program is designed to provide the theoretical foundations and develop the practical technical skills required for effective school administration. This degree program leads to certification by the New Hampshire State Department of Education, and is based on the standards for certification established by the New Hampshire Department of Education and the Massachusetts Department of Education. In addition, the program incorporates the recommendations of the National Association of Secondary School Principals Assessment Center Project, and addresses the competencies identified as Standards for School Leaders by Interstate Leaders Licensure Consortium. Classes use a variety of classroom and field-based experiences. The certification program requires a 150-hour internship in a school setting under the supervision of a certified school principal. Students interested in Special Education Administrator Certification or Superintendent of Schools Certification are referred to the C.A.G.S. in Educational Administration program in this catalog.