Graduate Programs Open House

Join us at one of our upcoming Graduate Programs Open House events!

We are offering two visit opportunities on Wednesday, February 6 or Wednesday, April 10 to come to Silver Lake College of the Holy Family and learn about our various graduate program offerings! 

Each Open House is held from 4 to 6 p.m., and we invite you to attend even if you can't stay for the entire duration of the event or need to arrive late. These events give you the opportunity to meet the director of each graduate program along with other program faculty, as well as tour our beautiful campus. Individual advising sessions will be offered for each program: 

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EVENT SCHEDULE:

9:30 a.m. Registration

10:00 a.m. Welcome

10:10 a.m. Campus Tour

10:50 a.m. Everything You Need To Know about us!

11:30 a.m. Mini Class with a Professor

12:00 p.m. Lunch 

ABOUT OUR GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher Leadership

Master of Arts in Education – Teacher Leadership

The Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Teacher Leadership program is designed for experienced classroom teachers who wish to remain in the classroom while developing the knowledge and skills which will allow them to take a more active professional leadership role. It can be completed by students who have an undergraduate degree as well as experience in the workforce who are licensed in the teaching field. The Master of Arts in Education – Teacher Leadership Program comprises 32 graduate credits, including 12 elective credits. These 12 elective credits may be used to earn licensure as a reading teacher.

The Teacher Leadership program is delivered through an accelerated cohort learning community model. Students meet over four semesters, including two summers and one weekend per month during the school year on the main campus of Silver Lake College of the Holy Family and other locations in Wisconsin. Current Learning Communities meet in:

  • Chippewa Falls
  • Manitowoc
  • Pulaski
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Master of Arts in Education – Administrator Leadership

Master of Arts in Education – Administrator Leadership

The Master of Arts in Education - Administrator Leadership program is designed to provide a flexible, practitioner-friendly program based on best practices and current needs of administrators in today’s schools. Programming can lead to Wisconsin licensure as a principal, director of instruction, director of special education and pupil services, and/or school business administrator. The Master of Arts in Education – Administrator Leadership Program comprises 32 graduate credits.

The Administrator Leadership program is delivered through an accelerated cohort learning community model. Students meet over four semesters, including two summers and one weekend per month during the school year on the main campus of Silver Lake College of the Holy Family and other locations in Wisconsin. Current locations include:

  • Chippewa Falls
  • Manitowoc
  • Pulaski

 

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Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development

Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development

The Master of Science degree in Leadership and Organizational Development (M.S. in LOD) provides adult learners and working professionals with a graduate-level learning experience that is accessible, affordable and includes an integration of Franciscan worldview and values. Our program prepares organizational leaders, individuals in the field of health care and human resources professionals the opportunity to work collaboratively for the purpose of developing and implementing strategies that sustain high levels of individual, team and organizational performance. The M.S. in LOD program delivers content required in today’s 21st century workforce as it specifically aligns with the following industry standards for organizational leaders: Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL).

 

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Master of Music in Music Education - Kodály emphasis

Master of Music in Music Education - Kodály emphasis

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family was the first to offer a master’s degree in Kodály education and has since enjoyed a coveted reputation in excellence. Music educators can earn a Master of Music in Music Education with a Kodály emphasis in just four summers. Graduate students also have the option of earning a Kodály certification (OAKE endorsed) in just three summers. This summer’s program will take place July 1–12, 2019.

We are proud of the history Silver Lake College of the Holy Family shares with Kodály. Sister Lorna Zemke, music professor emeritus at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family, is internationally regarded as a top scholar/practitioner and Kodály music educator. Our faculty challenges students in the classroom while preparing them for their classroom. Students will tell you the program is intense, but it truly changes the way they teach.

 

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Kodály Certification (OAKE endorsed)

Kodály Certification (OAKE endorsed)

Endorsed by OAKE, the certificate is 20.5 credits and can be completed in three summers with two weeks on campus. Students usually take 6.5-7.5 credits each summer.

 

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Certification - Orff Schulwerk

Certification - Orff Schulwerk

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is known around the world as a center for Graduate Music Education and its Kodaly Summer Graduate Music Program. Building upon this success, Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is launching its Orff Schulwerk Certification Program – Level I in the summer of 2019.

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family’s Orff Schulwerk Certification Program – Level I will be held July 15-26, 2019 in the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Throughout these two weeks, educators will develop an understanding of the teaching and learning process using the Orff Schulwerk approach to music and movement. Conducted in a joyful and upbeat atmosphere, students will study technique and improvisation, analysis and arranging, pedagogy, movement and recorder as required by the American Orff Schulwerk Association (AOSA).

Students have the option to enroll in the Orff Schulwerk Certification Program – Level I for graduate credits or noncredit. Those who enroll for graduate credit will earn three graduate credits. All students who successfully complete the two-week course will be awarded the AOSA level certificate acknowledging participation and number of course hours. (NOTE: This certificate is not the Orff Schulwerk Certificate from AOSA – this is awarded upon completion of all three levels of Orff Schulwerk levels of training.)

 

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