Information sessions scheduled at Saint Martin’s for
potential school administrators
January 13, 2011
Lacey, Washington – Education professionals considering a
career as a school principal or program administrator can learn
more about Saint Martin’s University’s School Administration
Program at upcoming information sessions.
The information sessions, at the University’s Norman
Worthington Conference Center, 5300 Pacific Ave. S.E., will be
- 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3
- 4:30 p.m. Feb. 15
- 4:30 p.m. Feb. 22
- 7 p.m. March 2
The accredited program is offered by the University’s College
of Education and Professional Psychology, with all coursework
scheduled during evenings, weekends and summers. It begins with
an intensive summer academy from June 27 through Aug. 5. The
coursework is followed by a year-long internship, says Associate
Professor Mark Haddock, Ph.D., who directs the program.
He said the program is designed for individuals who have an
undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
and typically have three or more years of professionally
oriented experience in an education setting. Students who
already have a master’s degree can enroll in a
certification-only program; others can enroll in a combined
program that leads to a Master of Education degree and
The sessions will cover the program’s entry requirements and
details, as well as information about the required courses and
internship, administrator certification and financial details.
Program applications are now being accepted are considered in
the order received, Haddock said.
Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year,
Catholic coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded
campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Order of
Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine colleges
and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only
one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University
prepares students for successful lives through its 22 majors and
six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business,
education, and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250
students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main
campus, and 650 more to its extension campuses at Joint Base
Lewis-McChord, Everett College, Olympic College, Centralia
College and Tacoma Community College.
For more information:
Mark Haddock, Ph.D.
College of Education and Professional Psychology
Director, School Administration Program