You are a passionate educator who cares about your students and your school community. You appreciate the necessity of preparing students for an increasingly complex world. This program develops leaders who understand the unique environments of independent schools and prepares them to lead with empathy, passion, and integrity.
A Partnership between the Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools and the Educational Foundations Department of the College of Education at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
Hawai'i Association of Independent Schools (HAIS) and the Educational Foundations Department of the College of Education, of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, jointly offer a master’s degree program that focuses on educational leadership in the unique setting of the private school. The program is designed to meet the needs of leaders and aspiring leaders in independent schools - locally, nationally and internationally - be they administrators, teachers or other types of educators. The program’s curriculum blends research-based knowledge with the wisdom of experienced private school leaders.
Students in the PSL-MEd (Private School Leadership - Masters in Education) will complete work in residence for two consecutive summer terms, each five weeks, and engage in field work during the two intervening semesters at their homes schools.