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EXPERIENCE. SUCCESS. Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) Master of Education in Teaching and Learning (M.Ed.) Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)


Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) Become the leader the education field needs with an Educational Leadership Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.) from Johnson & Wales University, one of New England’s premier educational leadership programs. CHOOSE A SPECIALIZATION

Elementary/Secondary Education Higher Education Learn to think and perform as a leader in an elementary, secondary or higher education setting and build the skills needed to promote excellence in teaching and learning. Classes combine experiential, collaborative, project-based and interactive techniques. Our program emphasizes applied research, enabling you to conduct and interpret research in educational programs, policies and practices. We help you develop a dissertation problem that deals with actual challenges in education and demonstrates your skills in testing solutions and choosing the best option to maximize results. Program Highlights A supportive cohort model allows you to address educational challenges as part of a team. Every-other-weekend schedule (Friday evenings and all-day Saturday, plus online delivery of instruction) helps you earn your degree without interrupting your career. Small classes allow you to develop a relationship with professors who are leaders in the field and share their insider knowledge with you. Emphasis on applied research places a priority on producing graduates who can contribute to improvements in educational programs, policies and practices.

Opportunities to network at regional research conferences such as the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) and the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). The program is accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The program is a participating member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, a national effort by more than 100 institutions to reform and strengthen the education doctorate. Classes are held at JWU’s Harborside Campus, with easy access to Interstate 95 and ample free parking.

Ed.D. Program Requirements Complete 60 credit hours of coursework, including 12 hours of dissertation. Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25. Maintain continuous enrollment. Pass the comprehensive assessment. Submit a dissertation proposal within 18 months of completion of coursework. Complete the program within six years of initial matriculation date.

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Sample Courses Research I: Educational Research for Elementary-Secondary and Higher Education Leaders Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Leadership in Elementary-Secondary Education Research II: Educational Research for Elementary-Secondary and Higher Education Leaders Nature of Higher Education Organizational Theory and Behavior in Higher Education Ed.D. Admission Requirements To be considered for admission into this program, the following are required: master’s degree in an appropriate field from an accredited institution a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or better for all postbaccalaureate study a completed application for admission three letters of recommendation from individuals who are familiar with your professional work and leadership potential, two of which are from professional educators official or certified transcripts/mark sheets from all institutions attended, including bachelor’s degree and master’s degree conferral personal statement that identifies your reasons for pursuing the degree, professional goals and academic interests, relevant experiences and potential contributions to the program current résumé or CV evidence of content knowledge in specific teaching field interview with faculty

Our Reputation

It’s one thing for us to say we’re a leader in higher education. It’s another to be recognized nationally. U.S. News & World Report includes JWU in its “Best Colleges” rankings and “Best Grad Schools — Education” rankings.* JWU also ranked fourth in New England for student enrollment in its MBA programs, behind only Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Boston University.** * Providence Campus only ** Source: Providence Business News, Sept 16–22, 2016 Issue, “Focus: MBA Programs Ranked by 2015–16 Enrollment”

For a full course listing, visit catalog.jwu.edu

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For a complete list of requirements and to apply, please visit apply.jwu.edu


Nancy P. Crimmin ’08 Ed.D.

President, Becker College, Worcester, Massachusetts Nancy P. Crimmin ’08 Ed.D. president of Becker College, has more than 30 years of experience in higher education. She began her career at Becker College as vice president for student affairs in 2012 and was later promoted to senior vice president, chief academic and student affairs officer. She previously worked in student affairs positions at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts; Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. Crimmin is involved in several professional organizations, including the National Foundation Board for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), for which she also served as the Region I Vice President and in various regional board positions. She received the Mary Tobin Senior Student Affairs Award from the Massachusetts Association for Women in Education in 2005, and the NASPA Continuous Service Award for Region I in 2012. Crimmin was recently honored with the 2017 NASPA Foundation Pillars of the Profession Award to recognize her contribution to the field of student affairs.

Donna L. Braun ’08 Ed.D.

Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Educational Equity, Providence, Rhode Island As executive director of the Center for Leadership and Educational Equity, Donna L. Braun ’08 Ed.D oversees the research, governance and fiscal management of the center’s vital programs. These programs include the Principal Residency Network, a residency-based administrator certificate program, and the Learning Leader Network, a statewide network of more than 350 administrators and teachers. Braun is an adjunct faculty member at JWU for the Educational Leadership doctoral program and serves on dissertation committees for the program. Braun’s previous work includes serving as director of Learning Leader Network and research coordinator for The Education Partnership/Principal Residency Network in Providence. In this role, Braun cofounded and directed a statewide professional development network for more than 250 school leaders; was the principal investigator of survey-based program evaluation; and was an instructor for LEAD 580-C-86 Coaching Seminar at Rhode Island College. 3


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Master of Education in Teaching and Learning (M.Ed.) Transform your classroom into a learning laboratory to improve your teaching skills under the guidance of veteran teachers through our Teaching and Learning master’s degree program. Aligned to National Board Standards, the program meets the growth and knowledge needs of today’s experienced teachers. Through our M.Ed. program, you will examine teaching and learning through six comprehensive course modules and the completion of a capstone project. Our cohort model design lets you move through the sequence of courses as a member of a professional learning community, building your strengths as you share ideas and learn about your peers’ best practices. The program emphasizes the integration of theory, research and application, and experiential learning. You’ll deliver effective instructional strategies that engage, motivate and focus students, using multiple methods to monitor student learning and respond to their developmental and social needs. Program Highlights Apply problem-based learning by examining authentic problems and issues from K–12 classrooms and schools. Use applied research through your role of teacher as researcher. Learn collaboratively through your community of teachers and faculty, which supports and enhances learning.

Learn effective and innovative ways to incorporate technology into your classroom. Apply what you learn from this program in your classroom setting, tying together new learning, research-based practices and ongoing reflection to improve your students’ learning. Attend classes held only once a week, accommodating your busy work schedule.

M.Ed. Program Requirements You are expected to work collaboratively with others, applying theory and knowledge gained through the program to deepen your expertise in teaching and learning. You must be employed as a teacher at a pre-K-16 school or college for the duration of your enrollment in and graduation from the program. Sample Courses Exploration of Teaching and Learning Standards, Curriculum and Instructional Design Instructional Strategies and Resources

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M.Ed. Admission Requirements To be considered for admission into this program, the following are required: bachelor’s degree in any major with a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or better a completed application for admission official or certified transcripts/mark sheets from all institutions attended, including bachelor’s degree and master’s degree (if applicable) conferral personal statement that identifies your motivation, aptitude and goals related to graduate-level study three letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to attest to your potential for success at the graduate level of study documentation of current employment in a pre-K–16 teaching situation current résumé or CV interview with program staff

Marisa Jackson ’17 M.Ed.

Assistant Principal, Nathanael Greene Middle School, Providence, Rhode Island Marisa Jackson ’17 M.Ed. has served as a teacher and coach for the past 17 years in the city of Providence, Rhode Island, and is now the assistant principal at Nathanael Greene Middle School in Providence. For Jackson, the M.Ed. program combined the areas of study that interested her the most — curriculum, assessment and student learning — while also offering a cohort-style sequence of courses. While earning her M.Ed., Jackson also enrolled in and completed the Principal Residency Network (PRN) through the Center for Leadership and Educational Equity based in Providence. The PRN is a preparation program for school principals approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education. “The mentorship I received through JWU’s M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning program was topnotch. I benefited immeasurably from the real-time feedback I received from my professors and colleagues, and could immediately apply the research I was learning at JWU to the urban school communities I was servicing through my work. I researched many M.Ed. programs before deciding on JWU’s, and I am grateful that I chose JWU.”

For a full course listing, visit catalog.jwu.edu

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For a complete list of requirements and to apply, please visit apply.jwu.edu


Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Research has shown that teaching matters, and that highquality teachers are a key part of providing an equitable education for all students. Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? Then earn a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree from JWU. CHOOSE A CONCENTRATION:

Business Education/Secondary Special Education Elementary Education/Elementary Special Education Culinary Arts In this cohort program, you and your classmates will follow a sequential set of courses, usually two or three evenings a week each term. As you progress in your fieldwork for the program, you will explore researchbased theories and best practices in a real-world setting: first by observing, then working with individual students and small groups, and eventually planning lessons for whole-class instruction. Upon completion of your coursework and fieldwork, you will be ready for the most dynamic experience of your journey: student teaching. All M.A.T. programs offer a student teaching experience in K–12 schools; the Culinary Arts Education concentration also offers the choice of a studentteaching experience at the college-level or the completion of a capstone project under the direction of a university professor. Business Education/Secondary Special Education Elementary Education/Elementary Special Education Program Highlights Coursework includes field-based experiences in public schools, applying what you’ve learned by working each week with students in a variety of school settings. Under the guidance of experienced teachers, you will manage your classroom, responding daily to students’ developmental and social needs. You will create and deliver lessons and units.

Our practitioner faculty includes superintendents, district administrators, educational coaches and teachers, who use their experience to bring learning to life in our classrooms and help you network for future job opportunities. Upon graduation, you will be well prepared to apply for state licensure to teach in your dual content areas, giving you an advantage over other teaching candidates who have state licensure in only one area.*

* It is important to note that, while Johnson & Wales University awards the M.A.T. degree, the Rhode Island Department of Education determines the granting of licensure.

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Sample Courses Literacy in the Content Area Inclusive Teaching of Exceptional Learners Collaboration: Home/School/Community Culinary Arts Concentration Program Highlights You and your classmates will follow a sequence of courses, usually meeting two or three evenings a week each semester. Coursework includes field-based experiences in public schools and JWU culinary classrooms, applying what you’ve learned each week by working with students in a variety of school settings. You will explore research-based theories and best practices in a real-world setting, first by observing, then working with individual students and small groups, and eventually planning lessons for whole-class instruction.

Upon completion of your coursework and fieldwork, you will be ready for student teaching in either a high school or university culinary setting, or completing a culinary capstone project focused on education. When you graduate, you will be well prepared to teach in a culinary program or provide educational expertise in a corporate or nonprofit food-related setting.

Sample Courses Integrating Literacy in the Culinary Arts Classroom Curriculum Development for Culinary Arts Programs Strategies for Teaching Culinary Arts Mathematics M.A.T. Program Requirements Teacher candidates pursuing initial teacher certification by the Rhode Island Department of Education must satisfactorily pass several transition points throughout the program. After completing student teaching and all transition points, teacher candidates present their final portfolio and assessment data to a team of evaluators. Following the candidate’s presentation, the director of the teacher education program will make the appropriate recommendation regarding the awarding of the M.A.T. degree and state licensure. Candidates for licensure must have passed all tests required by the Rhode Island Department of Education for licensure in the areas sought.

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M.A.T. Admissions Requirements To be considered for admission into this program, the following are required: bachelor’s degree in any major with a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or better from an accredited institution of higher education a completed application for admission two letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to attest to the applicant’s potential for success at the graduate level of study official or certified transcripts/mark sheets from all institutions attended, including bachelor’s degree and master’s degree (if applicable) conferral personal statement that identifies your motivation, aptitude and goals related to graduate-level study current résumé or CV evidence of content knowledge in specific teaching field interview with program staff criminal background check Other Requirements a criminal background check may be required some leveling courses may be required for some students

Brendan Lamboy ’12 M.A.T

Business Education Teacher, North Kingstown High School, North Kingstown, Rhode Island Brendan Lamboy ’12 M.A.T. is a business education teacher and track coach at the North Kingstown High School in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. He is also a member of the Rhode Island Track Coaches Association. Lamboy served as a special education substitute teacher in Central Falls, Rhode Island, before joining North Kingstown High School. Before switching his career to education, Lamboy worked in the finance industry as an account specialist for BNY Mellon Financial Services. “The M.A.T. graduate degree program at Johnson & Wales University provided the foundation I needed to become an educator. Having instructional time and classroom experience included from the first week of the program was an essential part of my professional development. Through JWU’s M.A.T. program, the only graduate program in Rhode Island with a concentration in business education, I was afforded the opportunity to combine my passions for teaching and business with helping to develop business leaders of tomorrow.”

For a full course listing for all M.A.T. concentrations, visit catalog.jwu.edu

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For a complete list of requirements and to apply, please visit apply.jwu.edu


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