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What is the ITL Endorsement Program?

Omaha Public Schools and Concordia University are partnering to offer an endorsement program in Instructional Technology Leadership. Tuition and books will be fully funded for participants with a grant through the Sherwood Foundation. Initial target participants were OPS Librarians with a goal to evolve their role as leaders of technology integration. Librarians were offered the chance to apply, but we still have some spaces available. Our next target audience is district MIEs to build their leadership capacity. This grant funds a total of 30 participants.

Endorsement Info

Course Info

Location: TBD (OPS Building)

Style: Hybrid

Class Dates: All Wednesdays

Duration: 8 weeks/course

Weeks 1, 3, 5, & 7: Face-to-Face 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Weeks 2, 4, 6, & 8: Online w/ 1 hour seminar 8:00 - 9:00 PM

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Commitment Requirements

If accepted, you will need to adhere to the following:

  • Minimum of 2 years of employment with OPS after program completion
  • Provide 2 instances of PD to peers per semester for 2 years after program completion
  • Produce minimum of "B" quality work
  • Obligation to pay back tuition/book fees if you withdraw or are withdrawn from program

Application Information

  • OPS Applications due by 5:00 PM on Monday, March 28th
  • Notice of acceptance by Wednesday, March 30th
  • Only 30 spots available total between the two cohorts
  • NOTE: If accepted into the OPS cohort, it does not guarantee you will be accepted by Concordia. After OPS acceptance notification, you will be sent a link to apply for Concordia with further directions to be accepted for them.


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