Comprehensive Examination Overview (Part II)
Comprehensive Examinations are usually scheduled on the first Saturday in February, June and September annually.
Courses that are required to be completed before taking the Comprehensive Examination (Part II):
LEAD401 Curriculum and Instruction
LEAD422 Elementary & Secondary School Administration and Supervision:
LEAD431 Community Relations
LEAD432 School Finance
LEAD433 School Law
The Comprehensive Examination (Part II) coinsists of the following Topic Areas:
Topic Area 1: Curriculum and Instruction
Topic Area 2: Principalship
Topic Area 3: Community Relations
Topic Area 4: School Finance
Topic Area 5: School Law
For Part II of the Comprehensive Examination, there is a Case Study. Each of the Topic Area questions relates to the Case Study. Each Topic Area corresponds to one of the courses listed above. Each Topic Area contains one question. The student is required to select Two Topic Areas and answer the question in each of those areas.
Taking the examination
Responses to all questions (Parts I and II) are in the form of an essay. Blue Books, No. 2 pencils, pencil sharpeners, scratch paper and dictionaries will be provided to students on the day of the examinations. Students will label their Blue Books by writing their Student ID, the Topic Area and the Question Number on the cover of the book. Multiple Blue Books for each question will be numbered (i.e., 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3). Write on one side of the page and on every other line. If you forget and make an error, do not start over. Just adjust your future writings.
Notification of Results
DO NOT call the office for a minimum of six weeks. Any student failing will be notified by phone first. Once these calls have been made, the Coordinator of Student Services will have the results and will be able to release that information. Letters will also be sent at that time.
Note: If you have a disability of any kind that requires some sort of accomodation in order
to take the Comprehensive examination, please notify the Coordinator of the program
when you submit your application.
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