Future Offerings

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

Please contact UELC if interested in participating in this module

at Teachers College Columbia University in New York City

or hosting in your district.

Module 5

Leading through an Academic Scandal

Critical Issues Strand

District Level

Fictional City in Georgia


Based on the cheating scandal in Atlanta, GA, this module features a simulation in which leaders are tasked with crisis management and collaborative decision-making following allegations of organized and institutional cheating on a standardized exam within a fictional urban public school system.

Key Skills Developed:

  • Ethics of High-Stakes Testing
  • Working in Collaborative Teams
  • Decision-Making

Leadership Tools & Assessments

  • StrengthFinders (Gallup)
  • Collaborative Decision-Making

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (ISLLC 2015)

  • 2) Ethics and Professional Norms
  • 3) Equity and Cultural Responsiveness
  • 4) Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • 8) Meaningful Engagement of Families and Community
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