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LC #4: Early Childhood Leadership: Leading for Change Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions


Examine transformational leadership, theories on change, action research and advocacy strategies in this final leadership program. Combining lessons and themes from courses #1-3, your capstone experience includes a culminating action research project and portfolio that utilizes your new skills to develop a strategic plan for change. Overarching themes include the importance of excellence and diversity in early childhood programs and the role of vision and reflective practice in reaching these goals.


AD LDSP 594: UWM Subject and Catalog Number

3 Credits (undergraduate / graduate)

Also available for noncredit

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and use transformational leadership
  • Understand the concepts of interconnectedness and interdependence as it relates to relationships, leadership and change
  • Understand action research
  • Use action research to investigate a problem
  • Advocate effectively for defined positions
  • Develop strategies for change
  • Develop programs to make fundamental changes at a community level
  • Develop a plan to implement a change action

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Successful completion of LC #1, LC #2, and LC #3
Dates and locations to be announced.
Email us with your interest, contact:
Shari Vinluan, Director,, 414-227-3223


Leadership Credential Brochure

Spring 2014 IT Brochure

Or download the pdf

Program Development Brochure

Spring 2014 IT Brochure

Or download the pdf

UWM Early Childhood Winter/Spring 2015 Catalog

Download the PDF

T.E.A.C.H funding is available for tuition assistance to qualifying Wisconsin applicants. Call 1-800-783-9322 ext. 7240; or visit www.wisconsin