ELP&IT - Sixth-Year Certificate

Educational Leadership, Policy & Instructional Technology


Sixth-Year Certificate Program (Intermediate Administration & Supervision 092 Certification)


We are pleased that you have chosen to explore our Sixth-Year Certificate in Educational Leadership! We are proud of our rigorous program to prepare educational leaders for the complex, yet rewarding, work of leading Connecticut’s PreK-12 public schools. If you want to become an agent of positive change in our public schools, this is the right program for you!

Program Overview

The Sixth-Year certificate program is a post-master’s degree program for experienced teachers seeking Intermediate Administration and Supervision 092 Certification. This program is designed to provide rigorous, yet practical preparation for candidates who seek educational administrator positions. 092 Certification is required for any educational administrative position including the Department Chair, Assistant Principal and Principal, up to and including the Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Connecticut.

Program Objectives

The program is designed to enable candidates to shape organizational direction; effect institutional planning and development; and influence organizational performance. Notable features of the program include rigorous entry standards; a strong curriculum presented by resident faculty and practitioner colleagues; a qualifying examination for certification; and required field experiences. Our course of study exceeds the minimum requirements established by the State of Connecticut for certification.