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Administration And Supervision

Education Administrators, Education Administration Degrees, Education Administration Programs


Education Administrators oversee schools or groups of schools, setting and executing policy goals.  The job includes establishing Educational Standards and developing the Procedures to carry them out. They also Supervise managers, support staff, teachers, counselors, librarians, coaches, and others.   Principals and Assistant Principals handle administrative duties at the school level.  They oversee the development of academic programs.  An important milestone in a Public School Administrator’s year is the testing that determines Students’ Educational Progress. 


Education Administrators in School District central offices oversee public schools under their jurisdiction.  They supervise Instructional Coordinators and Curriculum Specialists, and work with them to evaluate curriculum and teaching techniques.  An important part of an Education Administrator at any level is preparation of the annual Budget.  Many Education Administrators move into the field from Teaching Positions.


Degrees for Careers in Education Administration and Supervision


  • Bachelors/Masters in Teaching
  • Masters in Education Administration
  • Doctorate in Education
  • Masters in Educational Counseling
  • Masters in Educational Leadership
  • State Licensure

Median Salaries for Education Administrators


Assistant Principal


School Principal


School Superintendent



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