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EDPS 553 – Leading Urban School Systems

Note: If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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EDPS 553 – Leading Urban School Systems

College/Department: College of Education – Educational Policy Studies

Dates: 1/9/23 – 4/28/23

Credits: 4 graduate semester credit hours

Tuition/Fees: $507 per semester credit hour tuition.

Description: This course examines leadership and management responsibilities of system-level administrators in urban school districts. Theory and research on system level leadership using case study analysis and field work with system administrators.

Prerequisite: Graduate level only and consent of the instructor

Textbook: For textbook information, please contact the instructor at

Audit Option: No

Instructor: Cynthia Barron

Location: This course meets on campus in room 3312 of the Education, Theater, Music, and Social Work Building

Schedule: This course meets Thursdays from 5pm-8pm

Enrollment Deadline: Two weeks before first day of class.

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