Common Core State Standards for School Leaders

Presented by: KDS

Empower, support, and motivate the educators in your school or district in the effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards—and learn the strategies and structures needed for success. In this dynamic course, you’ll hear firsthand how other K-12 school leaders faced challenges, made critical leadership decisions, and achieved successful implementation.

Our engaging course videos also show how one principal guided teachers toward improving their practice. With these invaluable, real-life examples, you’ll see how empowering your educators can drive successful whole-school or whole-district implementation of the Common Core.

CCSS Implementation for Success

  • Learn leadership strategies, structures, modeling, and resources needed for whole-school or whole-district buy-in of the CCSS
  • Plan effective coaching of educators and empower them to integrate the CCSS in their classrooms
  • Be inspired by other administrators who have successfully implemented the CCSS


45 Clock Hours $279 View Syllabus Add To Cart

1 Graduate Credit ** $304 View Syllabus Add To Cart

3 Graduate Credits $499 View Syllabus Add To Cart


** Plus additional fee of $55 payable to Adams State University at course completion. See Program Details for more information.

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The KDS ELA Common Core State Standards (CCSS) courses were developed by a select group of educators, literacy consultants, and instructional designers with decades of research and instructional experience in English language arts, literacy, and more recently, developing curriculum aligned to the CCSS. This collective team of experts developed practical and engaging courses that provide teachers with the information, modeling, coaching, and resources to support successful implementation of the CCSS in their schools.