Dr. Mandy Geddis Capel

Teaching Area(s): Education

My favorite place on campus is the sidewalk.  To me, the sidewalks on campus are where the true spirit of Mount Union exists.

Mount Union's MAEL Ohio Licensure Pathway

The University of Mount Union’s Master’s in Educational Leadership program is designed to offer flexibility and versatility. For educational professionals that may be working in Ohio, the MAEL program offers a specialized Ohio Licensure Pathway.

As the University’s program is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and the Higher Learning Commission, the MAEL program is able to offer two separate licensure options:

  • Ohio Principal’s License (PK-6, 4-9 and 5-12)
  • CIPD License (Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development)

Graduates of the educational leadership program through the Ohio Licensure Pathway have the opportunity to pursue positions, such as:

  • Principal
  • Head or division head of an independent school
  • Teacher leader
  • Department head
  • Grade level team leader
  • Working in a central office or supervisory capacity
  • Curriculum director
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