Leadership Certificate


Earn your Leadership Certification for Alberta’s New Professional Standards

Take your personal leadership journey and realize your passion for education.

Comprising two noncredit courses, the Certificate program is your opportunity to get informed, get real about yourself, get going as a school leader — and get the accreditation required to become a Principal in Alberta. The cost per course is $650.

Advance your knowledge and skills to make a positive difference in the lives of students. Forge personal and professional connections that will enrich your personal and professional life. Benefit from Ambrose University’s expertise in preparing passionate educators through a program intentionally designed to give you:

  • the flexibility to choose how and when to complete the program’s two courses, in the way that works best for you
  • courses that can be completed simultaneously or in sequence
  • blended face-to-face and online delivery methods

Inspire. Mentor. Coach. Follow your path to leadership...


Begin to develop your personal vision of leadership through guided inquiry, case studies and journalling. Reflect and question your personal beliefs about leadership through a focus on research and best practices about transformative leadership, interwoven with personal reflection and narrative.

Fall 2019

September 21 - December 7, 2019
Blended Online First class- On-Campus Saturday September 21, 2019-online December 7, 2019


Consolidate theory, your personal beliefs and contextual knowledge by focusing on instructional leadership, managing school operations, vision building and fostering effective relationships for a flourishing school culture. You will curate a personal leadership portfolio that showcases your ongoing grown as a leader. (ELQS 002- not offered in July, 2019)

Winter 2020

Blended Online Classes online- January 7-April 12, 2020 (This last class is face-face on-Campus) 

Summer Express Track 2020

ELQS 001 & ELQS 002 

each course will be offered July 7-11, 2020 - On Campus

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Faculty & Staff

sherry martens ambrose dean of education

Sherry Martens, PhD, MA, BEd

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 6919
Associate Dean of Education
Assistant Professor of Education
Heather Provencher Director of Field Experience

Heather Provencher, BEd, BMus, MOrff-Music, MEd

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 6924
Director of Field Experience
Craig Harding Sessional Instructor Ambrose Education

Craig Harding, PhD

Sessional Faculty - Education
John Picard Ambrose Education Sessional Faculty

John Picard

Sessional Faculty - Education