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[UPDATE: We’re all approved! Woo hoo!]

Just thought I’d give a quick update on our new online School Technology Leadership courses and programs.

We’ve got one last step in the University of Kentucky approval process. It should go smoothly about 2 weeks from now and then we’ll be completely and officially official. In the meantime, applications continue to come in; we have seen a great deal of interest both in America and internationally.

If you’re new to our courses, our 15-credit online graduate certificate allows educators to go deep-deepDEEP on ISTE’s National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS-A). If you’d prefer an online Master’s or Ph.D. with an emphasis in School Technology Leadership, we have those programs too. All courses are offered at in-state tuition rates. We are aiming for at least one national and one international cohort to begin this fall. The application deadline for all programs is May 15.

ISTE and others are helping us recruit so we are thankful for their assistance. If you’d like to help us spread the word (hint, hint), here’s a blurb:

The University of Kentucky has launched its new online School Technology Leadership graduate certificate, Master’s, and Ph.D. programs. Participating educators will be deeply grounded in ISTE’s . Deadline for Fall admission is May 15, 2012.

If you’re interested, see the links below. And if we’re not exactly what you’re looking for, check out options from ISTE and Johns Hopkins UniversityKennesaw State UniversityLeading Edge Certification, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)Intel, and others. There are 200,000+ school administrators in the U.S. alone. Most of them need a lot of help when it comes to technology, so find a program that best fits their needs and get ’em started!

Additional info about the STL programs