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Superintendent Letter of Eligibilty

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Management

Drexel’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Management prepares students who want the Pennsylvania Superintendent Letter of Eligibility. Upon completion of your coursework, Drexel University will formally recommend you for the Letter of Eligibility required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

The PA Department of Education will issue the appropriate Letter of Eligibility for consideration for appointment as a District Superintendent to a candidate who:

  • Completes Drexel University's Pennsylvania approved graduate-level program of educational administrative study, which minimally approximates two full academic years for the preparation of chief school administrators.
  • Receives Drexel University's recommendation for certification as a chief school (district-level) administrator.
  • Provides evidence of six years of teaching or other professional service of which three of those six years must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity.