Advanced Teacher Preparation Programs: School District Leadership (CAS)

School District Leadership, Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS)

Overview, Description and Purpose of Program

>>The Educational Leadership programs are entering a hiatus for the purpose of re-development. Therefore we will not be accepting applications for Spring 2017.


This Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in School District Leadership (SDL) is housed in the Department of Language, Learning, and Leadership of the College of Education. This advanced certificate is open to anyone who has completed the requirements for New York State School Building Leader Certification. Successful completion of this CAS allows a candidate to assume such roles as superintendent, assistant superintendent, district wide director, and other positions with district responsibilities. Completion also leads to a recommendation for certification as a School District Leader (SDL) in New York State.  

This Certificate of Advanced Study program consists of six (6) credit hours of graduate level courses and the successful completion of the New York State School District Leader Certification Exam.   

Admission and Program Requirements

Requirements for admission to the CAS in School Building Leadership.

Requirements for completion of the CAS in School Building Leadership.

Department of Language, Learning & Leadership, College of Education

E262 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3702
(716) 673-4664 fax