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Leadership Certificate

Earn your Leadership Certification for Alberta’s New Professional Standards

Take your personal leadership journey and realize your passion for education.

Comprising two noncredit courses, the Certificate program is your opportunity to get informed, get real about yourself, get going as a school leader — and get the accreditation required to become a Principal in Alberta. The cost per course is $650.

If you do not have a Master's and are considering furthering your education, you are able to apply our ELQS courses for transfer credit with Yorkville University through their online M.Ed. program.  Students who complete our program are also eligible for tuition incentives. For more information,…

Advance your knowledge and skills to make a positive difference in the lives of students. Forge personal and professional connections that will enrich your personal and professional life. Benefit from Ambrose University’s expertise in preparing passionate educators through a program intentionally designed to give you:

  • the flexibility to choose how and when to complete the program’s two courses, in the way that works best for you
  • courses are completed in sequence

Inspire. Mentor. Coach. Follow your path to leadership...

Students who have already taken ELQS 001 and want to register for ELQS 002, please email:  You cannot register using the registration portal.

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ELQS 001 Becoming A Transformative Leader

Begin to develop your personal vision of leadership through guided inquiry, case studies and journaling. Reflect and question your personal beliefs about leadership through a focus on research and best practices about transformative leadership, interwoven with personal reflection and narrative.

ELQS 002 Being A Transformative Principal

Consolidate theory, your personal beliefs and contextual knowledge by focusing on instructional leadership, managing school operations, vision building and fostering effective relationships for a flourishing school culture. You will curate a personal leadership portfolio that showcases your ongoing grown as a leader.

As part of our commitment to on-going, personal development for school leaders, we also offer at no additional charge, the opportunity for all participants to be part of on-going online conversations. These, “Coffee and Conversation” sessions are focused on topics of interest, suggested by the participants, and allow for continued support and dialogue focused on flourishing as a school leader.