DOYEL Professional Development Courses

Development Online to Yield Excellence in Leadership (DOYEL)

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About DOYEL

DOYEL is committed to helping develop transformative school leadership by providing sustained, engaging, and authentic professional development to secondary school educators. Through a sequence of learning modules, this virtual program delivers materials, exercises, and instructor feedback that will advance and recharge your career and result in continuous school improvement.

Who Can Apply?

This course is open for participants from all nationalities.

  • School Administrators
  • Different Subject oriented teachers from primary, secondary and higher secondary levels.
  • STEAM teachers from primary, secondary and higher secondary levels

For each of the categories of applicants, separate course modules are in place based on their areas of expertise and proficiency.

Program Details

  • Cohort 1: Starts from 3rd Week of May
  • Cohort 2: Starts from September

Click on any one of the courses mentioned below according to your choice and gather relevant information.

Course Module: 

Goals:

  • Knowledge and application of the principles of strategic planning
  • Evaluation and analysis of current accountability measures
  • Application of sound practices for school improvement

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop or revise their school’s mission and vision statements
  • Develop a five-year strategic plan
  • Create a school improvement plan for each year guided by data and defined by SMART goals
  • Apply data mining strategies and data-driven decision-making
  • Provide sound processes of teacher supervision.

Length of Program: 10 weeks

Total Seat per program: 35.

Instruction delivery plan: 3 hours per week of course delivery, plus personal time for completing assignments.

Course Module:

Goals:

Course content emphasizes planning, implementing, and evaluating instructional strategies that reflect intellectual rigor and depth of knowledge in both subject matter disciplines and students’ diverse learning needs.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of research-based instructional strategies for delivering mandated curriculum standards at the nations, state, district, and/or local level.
  • Seek, implement, and evaluate the best pedagogical practices for the subjects taught within the context of a specific school setting.
  • Acquire a skillset needed to share research-based practices with classroom teachers in a professional development setting.
  • Complete an instructional design project that entails pre-assessment, instruction, and post-assessment of student learning

Length of Program:  8 weeks

Total Seat per program: 35.

Instruction delivery plan: 3 hours per week of course delivery, plus personal time for completing assignments.

Course Module:

Goals:

  • Teachers will increase their familiarity with STEM frameworks in content integration and leadership.
  • Teachers will increase their proficiency in conceptualizing, designing, and evaluating in STEM integration for the classroom.
  • Teachers will understand current research related to contextual factors related to STEM teaching and learning.
  • Teachers will increase their familiarity with prominent resources in STEM education.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Teachers will articulate a STEM perspective that is informed by various frameworks and models of STEM content and STEM leadership.
  • Teachers will develop or adapt at least 3 current or new classroom activities to represent STEM integration.
  • Teachers will complete an assessment of their classroom/school/ community related to factors that may influence STEM teaching and learning.
  • Teachers will prepare a personal portfolio of STEM resources and templates appropriate to their classroom context.

Length of Program:  8 weeks

Total Seat per program: 35.

Instruction delivery plan: 3 hours per week of course delivery, plus personal time for completing assignments.

Mode of Conduction

All the activities related to the course will be taken online (virtually).

Eligibility

  • The applicant must have at least three years of Working experience in the aforementioned field.
  • The age of the applicant must be from 25 to 55 years.
  • The applicant should be comfortable with using computer and it’s necessary software.
  • The applicant must be proficient in English since the course will be conducted entirely in English.

Entitlements related to the course

  • Certificate of completion from Appalachian State University, USA. (Participants need to maintain an 80% attendance rate and submit all the assignments and group works if they want to get the certificate)
  • Visit Appalachian State University USA on a 2 week on-campus tour on 2022. (Self-funded)
  • Collaborate with international participants
  • Develop profession oriented skillsets
  • International networking opportunities
  • Participating in international conferences, seminars and workshops organized by GEIST International Foundation.

Course Instructors

School Administration Leadership Course

Dr. Barbara Howard

Director of the Educational Administration Program in the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies in the Reich College of Education
Appalachian State University USA

Dr. Precious Mudiwa

Director School Administration and Graduate Certificate Programs in the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies in the Reich College of Education
Appalachian State University USA

Instructional Strategies for Teachers Course

Dr. Sara Zimmerman

Graduate Program Director and Curriculum Specialist in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Reich College of Education
Appalachian State University USA

Ms. Rebecca Yoon

Director of AppELS Institute for English Language Studies
Appalachian State University USA

STEM Teaching and Leadership

Dr. Tracie McLemore Salinas

Director, Mathematics and Science Education Center and Professor of Mathematical Sciences in the Reich College of Education
Appalachian State University USA

About Appalachian State University USA

Registration Fee

DOYEL Program

Development Online to Yield Excellence in Leadership (DOYEL)
$450
$ 400 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION GOING ON!
  • Scholarship Opportunities upto 60% is available for applicants.

Once the registration form below is filled up, GEIST International Foundation will reach out to you through email and provide you further information regarding payment of registration fee.

Registration Deadline

Early Bird Registration applicable till: April 26, 2021

Registration Deadline with Regular Course Fee: May 15, 2021

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