Your road map to becoming a successful teacher leader begins at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), where College of Education faculty deliver outstanding online instruction at the graduate level with courses that meet national quality benchmarks. The Teacher Leadership Certificate (TLC) is a 15-credit professional development program designed to facilitate knowledge, skills and dispositions teachers need to become highly effective leaders of grade and school level teams. This innovative program fosters leadership development through an interactive set of experiences that include sound theoretical and research-based knowledge, problem-based coursework, and field-based experiences. Program graduates are empowered to become teacher leaders who are committed to making schools culturally relevant, equitable, and supportive learning environments for all students. This program prepares and supports teachers as leaders who transform the teaching profession in the best interest of students.