• Institute Powerful Early Learning Instruction

    • Model quality instruction for faculty and staff
    • Bridge early childhood and PreK-4 practices
    • Prepare students for learning beyond the primary grades.
  • Create Connections with Early Learning Centers

    • Foster relationships with early learning providers
    • Strengthen the transitions to schools
    • Promote student growth and development
  • Engage in Professional Learning Networks

    • Empower Principal Professional Learning Communities (P-PLCs)
    • Connect instructional leaders
    • Address relevant issues to schools in your region
  • Principal Professional Learning Communities

    • Learn from a university-based facilitator
    • Engage principals in ongoing, inquiry-based collaboration
    • Focus on early learning and coaching practices

Apply to the ELPIC Professional Development Program for Post Licensure Principals

La-Salle-LogoAt La Salle University

  • 180 hours of ACT 48 PIL (ACT 45) credit for newly licensed principals and teachers with principal certificates. ACT 48 PIL (ACT 45) credit will be given upon completion of PLCs.
    1. EDC 870 Instructional Leadership
    2. EDC 871 PreK-4 Instructional Design
    3. EDC 872 Cultivating Change
    4. EDC 873 Building Bridges
  • Courses at La Salle University are fully online and run in consecutive 6-week cycles.
  • Coursework includes job-embedded professional development and targeted field experiences.
  • Principal Professional Learning Communities: With the guidance of a university-based facilitator principals will engage in ongoing, inquiry-based collaboration focused on early learning and coaching practices.

To apply to the ELPIC Program at La Salle, complete the application form as well as the online Graduate Education application form .

Questions? Contact Alana Mellor at mellor@lasalle.edu.

Apply to the ELPIC Program for Preservice Principals

eastern-university-logoAt Eastern University

  • Take four 7-week graduate classes equivalent to 12 credits within a PDE certified Principal Certification Program.
    1. EDUC 588 Principal as Instructional Leader
    2. EDUC 589 Principal as Instructional Leader Internship
    3. EDUC 590 The Principalship
    4. EDUC 591 The Principalship Internship
  • Courses at Eastern are fully online.
  • Coursework includes job-embedded field experience and a targeted internship
  • Principal Professional Learning Communities: With the guidance of a university-based facilitator, principals will engage in ongoing, inquiry-based collaboration focused on early learning and coaching practices. PLCs begin after the fourth course ends.

To apply to the ELPIC Program at Eastern, complete the application form as well as Eastern’s Graduate Application. For more information about the Eastern program as well as the link to apply, visit the program’s website.

Questions? Contact Dr. Nick Rotoli at nrotoli@eastern.edu or Dr. Cathy Neimetz acneimetz@eastern.edu.

cabrini-university-logoAt Cabrini University

  • Take four 6-8 week graduate classes equivalent to 12 credits within a PDE certified Principal Certification Program.
    1. EDG 640 The Principalship (30 hours)
    2. EDG 644 Instructional Leadership (30 hours)
    3. EDG 645 Supervision and Performance Evaluation (30 hours)
    4. EDG 658 Special Education Administration (30 hours)
  • The first course at Cabrini will be mainly an 8 week in-person format with the remaining courses being taught in a 6-8 week, hybrid format.
  • Coursework includes job-embedded field experience and a targeted internship (see hours above).
  • Principal Professional Learning Communities: With the guidance of a university-based facilitator, principals will engage in ongoing, inquiry-based collaboration focused on early learning and coaching practices. PLCs begin after the fourth course ends.

To apply to the ELPIC Program at Cabrini, complete the application form, as well as Cabrini’s Graduate Application. For more information about the Cabrini program as well as the link to apply, please visit the program’s website.

Questions? Contact Dr. Thomas R. Conway at trc23@cabrini.edu.