University of Pikeville

Patton College of Education
Fairy Coleman
(606) 218-5314


Teacher Leader Master’s Program

A value-added program, the Teacher Leader Master of Arts in Education (TLP) degree at UPIKE is designed for the working professional. Our program is 100% online, flexible, and affordable, making it more convenient than ever to advance your education. 

TEACH Grants are available for qualified students. Please contact financial aid at (606) 218-5254 for information.

Aligned with the Teacher Leader Model Standards, the UPIKE TLP curriculum includes opportunities for action research, job-embedded professional growth, and relevant field experiences focused on classroom, school, and/or district-specific data and resources.

The UPIKE Teacher Leader Master’s Program:

  • Provides personalized professional development and integrated learning opportunities for practicing educators
  • Allows you to utilize your own classroom data
  • Linked to your district’s required professional development
  • Guided by your own professional growth plan
  • Uses proven, cutting-edge research
  • Allows you to earn a Rank I if you already have a Rank II
  • Offered at a competitive tuition rate

TLP Student Success


All teacher education programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are state accredited through the Education Professional Standards Board.

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