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Definition of the 092 Certificate
The Certificate for Intermediate Administration and Supervision is a program developed for educators pursuing administrative positions in a school district up to and including Assistant Superintendent. These positions include roles such as Curriculum Coach, Curriculum Coordinator, Department Chair, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Assistant Superintendent. To receive the endorsement, all Candidates must complete a planned program approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and receive a grade of Pass on each of the modules for the Connecticut Administrator’s Test (CAT).
WestConn’s state approved program is offered in collaboration with Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) and is ONLY available for Graduate Students enrolled in WestConn’s EdD in Instructional Leadership program. Please note that the terms Certificate for Intermediate Administration and Supervision and 092 Certificate shall be used interchangeably.
The planned program for this certificate is a total of 24 semester hours. The recommending institution, WestConn, will offer 18 of these credits. The remaining 6 credits will be offered through Central Connecticut State University. A minimum of 60 hours is required for the Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership Degree, including the requirements for a dissertation. Twelve credits for the adminstration certification program are obtained in the Ed.D program. Highlighted courses in the following table are required for the Certificate in Intermediate Administration or Supervision (092).
Table 1 Courses in the Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership Program and Courses Meeting the Requirements of the 092 Certificate
Core Courses in Leadership Theory and Foundations
Area of Specialization
Inquiry Strategies and Dissertation Sequence
Four additional courses are needed to meet the CSDE requirements for the certificate for a total of 12 Semester Hours. Two of these courses will be offered by faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership from Central Connecticut State University (6 SH) and two courses will be offered by the Department of Education and Educational Psychology at WestConn (6 SH). These courses would be taught at the WestConn campus in either Danbury or Waterbury. The following additional courses are offered by CCSU or WestConn for the certification program.
Table 2 Additional Courses Needed for the Certification for the Intermediate Administration or Supervision Offered by CCSU and WCSU
The following three requirements were set forth by the CSDE for admission to a program for a Certificate for Intermediate Administration and Supervision. These criteria must be met by all applicants:
For WCUS’s program, the entrance materials will include three additional types of information:
An Admissions Committee will minimally consist of the Program Coordinator, at least one other faculty member from the EdD Program, and a present or former local school administrator. All candidate materials will be reviewed by the admissions committee before entry to the program will be granted.
All applicants will be interviewed and notified of acceptance, prior to an orientation meeting in May and the beginning of the summer courses offered by CCSU faculty.
Prepared by: Dr. Marcia A. B. Delcourt, Coordinator, Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership February 2007
Updated by: Dr. Jody S. Piro, 092 Coordinator October 2018