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...

Summer Express Track 2020

ELQS 001 & ELQS 002 

EQLS 001 offered July 6-10, 2020 on Campus
EQLS 002 offered Jul 13-17, 2020 on Campus


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 2020

September 19 - December 5, 2020
Blended Online First class- On-Campus Saturday September 19, 2020-online December 5, 2020


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.

Winter 2021

Blended Online Classes online- January 16-April 17, 2021 (This last class is face-to-face on-Campus) 


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Staff and Faculty

Kathy Crawford Education Field Experience Coordinator and Lecturer

Kathryn Crawford, EdD (Cand.), MEd, BEd

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Assistant Professor of Education
sherry martens ambrose dean of education

Sherry Martens, PhD, MA, BEd

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Associate Dean of Education
Assistant Professor of Education
Craig Harding Sessional Instructor Ambrose Education

Craig Harding, PhD

Sessional Faculty - Education

Josh Hill, PhD (Cand.), MEd, BEd, BA

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John Picard Ambrose Education Sessional Faculty

John Picard, BA, MEd

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Sessional Faculty - Education

Crystal Pelletier, BEd, MEd

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Karen Friesen, AA, BEd, M Dip

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Professor of Practical Theology, Arch Wong

Arch Wong, PhD, DMin, STM, MDiv, BA (Honours)

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Professor of Practical Theology
Associate Director, Flourishing Congregations Institute
Jeff Hall Ambrose Sessional Instructor

Jeff Hall

Sessional Instructor
University Consultant
Heather Provencher Director of Field Experience

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

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Director of Field Experience

Marlene Nelson, MA, BEd

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