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School Leadership Quality Standard Certification

Take your passion for education and embark on your personal leadership journey. Comprised of two noncredit courses, the Certificate program is your opportunity to get real, get informed about yourself, get going as a school leader — and get the accreditation required to become a Principal in Alberta.

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

ELQS 001 Becoming a Transformative Leader (non-credit)
Begin to develop your personal vision of leadership through guided inquiry, case studies and journalling. Reflect and question our personal beliefs about leadership through a focus on research and best practices about transformative leadership, interwoven with personal reflection and narrative.

ELQS 002 Being a Transformative Principal (non-credit)
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 growth as a leader.

The full non-credit certificate program comprises 78 hours.