President & CEO details her leadership journey on web series “Cup of Joy Cafe”

"In our work, we think about the impact of the leader and how they'll contribute to teacher satisfaction, academic achievement, less exclusionary discipline, and the ...

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President & CEO Nancy B. Gutiérrez speaks to leadership dispositions on new podcast

"With the dispositions, we created tangible and observable behaviors to help leaders show up in an equitable and culturally responsive way," said The Leadership Academy ...

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Put your equity policy to work – Access & Equity Officer Mary Rice-Boothe offers guidance on Edutopia

"In the past two years, school districts across the country have been moved to write equity policies or pass resolutions to publicly commit to being ...

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President & CEO explores complexities of sustaining culturally responsive leadership in December issue of Learning Forward magazine

What leadership approach is most courageous, sustainable, and strategic for centering students and families in this moment? In the latest issue of The Learning Professional magazine from Learning Forward, The ...

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President & CEO Nancy Gutiérrez talks community-inspired leadership on Leader’s Table podcast

President & CEO Nancy Gutiérrez is a featured guest on Episode #38 of the The Leader's Table, a podcast produced by Leadership for Educational Equity. ...

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The Leadership Academy receives $1.2 million grant to develop groundbreaking network and resources for equity officers and school leaders of color

For the first time, the fast-growing community of school system equity officers will have access to a network and resources targeted specifically to support their ...

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The Leadership Academy and Aspen Institute launch podcast on culturally responsive leadership

Principals play a critical role in making sure children enter schools that are places of healing, validation, and learning, but what support, skills and knowledge ...

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The Leadership Academy President & CEO Nancy B. Gutiérrez explores culturally responsive leadership stories in new NPBEA blog

In a new blog post featured on the National Policy Board for Educational Administration website, The Leadership Academy President & CEO Nancy B. Gutiérrez talks ...

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Chief Access & Equity Officer examines equity officer role in School Administrator magazine

"The work of creating equitable school systems is everyone's responsibility, but when a superintendent and an equity officer work together, the opportunity for change can ...

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Former Gov. Bob Wise and UBS Financial Services Director Jeanny Pak join The Leadership Academy Board of Directors

The Leadership Academy is thrilled to announce the appointment of former Governor and Congressman Bob Wise and UBS Financial Services Managing Director Jeanny Pak to ...

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Penn GSE, The Leadership Academy, and prominent researchers receive $3 million federal grant to research effective culturally responsive school practices

Schools will soon have a new set of research-based tools and resources to help them develop meaningful culturally responsive practices. The Consortium for Policy Research ...

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Executive Vice President Michele Shannon discusses school leadership on podcast

Our Executive Vice President of Client Services Michele Shannon is featured on episode #68 of Urban Institute's Critical Value, a podcast that explores issues of ...

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Chief Access & Equity Officer Talks “Data-Driven Equity”

In an article featured in the American School Board Journal, The Leadership Academy Chief Access & Equity Officer Mary Rice-Boothe, Ed. D. describes using data ...

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The Leadership Academy featured on “The Balancing Act”

On March 27, The Leadership Academy was featured on The Balancing Act television program hosted by Montel Williams airing on WMBC-TV and WPIX 11 in the tri-state area, and ...

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NYC Schools Chancellor appointment defies “leave to succeed” mindset

Leadership Academy President & CEO Nancy Gutierrez and Newburgh Enlarged City School District Superintendent Roberto Padilla co-wrote an op-ed about the historic appointment of Meisha ...

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Chief Access & Equity Officer offers key tips for equity officers

The Leadership Academy Chief Access & Equity Officer Mary Rice-Boothe, Ed. D. offers lessons for maximizing the success of equity officers and their organization.

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Messages for Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona

What do U.S. Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona, Newburgh Superintendent Roberto Padilla, and The Leadership Academy CEO Nancy Gutierrez all have in common? They all see it as ...

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Toward racial equity in public schooling: Less talk, more action

“For the many leaders who’ve explicitly embraced the goal of making public schooling more equitable, the challenge now is to put their beliefs into action,” ...

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The Leadership Academy publishes its Accomplishments Report 2020

The Leadership Academy has released its Accomplishments Report 2020, telling the stories of how we partnered with school and school system leaders across the county over ...

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Chief Access & Equity Officer featured in Journal of Accountancy

In an article featured in the Journal of Accountancy, The Leadership Academy Chief Access & Equity Officer Mary Rice-Boothe, Ed. D. shares her thoughts on implementing ...

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The74 op-ed: How leaders can be culturally responsive amid Covid-19

The Leadership Academy President & CEO Nancy Gutiérrez, and Chief Access & Equity Officer Mary Rice-Boothe write op-ed for The 74.

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EVP Shannon offers new principals advice on navigating Covid in Ed Week

Executive Vice President Michele Shannon offers new principals sage advice as they start their job amidst a pandemic that has exposed and exacerbated systemic racism ...

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In Latinos for Ed blog, CEO calls for combating AAPI hate

Our President and CEO Dr. Nancy B. Gutiérrez calls for us all to combat hate in an article featured on the Latinos for Education blog, Con Ganas We Can.

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CEO featured on Pedagogy of the Obsessed podcast

Our President and CEO Dr. Nancy Gutiérrez was featured on a recent episode of the Pedagogy of the Oppressed podcast.

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Leadership Academy coaching featured in Educational Leadership magazine

Our coaching work was recently featured in an article published in ASCD’s Educational Leadership magazine.

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Ed Week features Leadership Academy partnership with Massachusetts

The Leadership Academy was recently featured in an Education Week article announcing our newly-formed partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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Chief Access & Equity Officer publishes equity-focused book reviews

Our Chief Access & Equity Officer Mary Rice-Boothe recently published two book reviews for the Main Idea Book Bits, a newsletter for school leaders.

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Leadership coaches speak on parent-principal relations in Ed Week

Leadership Academy National Leadership Facilitator, Corinne Vinal and Coach/Facilitator Sonia Bu were quoted in a recent Education Week article about training principals and giving them the skills necessary to effectively manage conflict between parents and teachers.

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District Administration op-ed: Leadership coaching enables retention and change

The Leadership Academy Senior Director of Strategic Communications and Policy Jill Grossman and Director of Research, Evaluation, and Impact Nikki Nagler are featured in the latest issue of District Administration.

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CEO writes in Kappan about importance of interracial facilitation teams in equity training

The Leadership Academy President & CEO Dr. Nancy Gutiérrez and Gislaine Ngounou, vice president of strategy and programs at the Nellie Mae Education Foundation are featured in the latest issue of Phi Delta Kappan.

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Wisconsin Urban Leadership Institute featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The newly launched Wisconsin Urban Leadership Institute (WULI), a partnership between the Leadership Academy the five largest school districts in Wisconsin, was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Michele Shannon writes in Ed Week about leading for integration

Leadership Academy Vice President of District Leadership Michele Shannon was recently featured in Education Week describing ways school leaders can address school segregation.

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Leadership Academy alum school earns national recognition

Congratulations to our alum Dr. Reginald Landau and MS 216 George J. Ryan School in Queens on its recognition as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School.

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Leadership Academy alum accepts new education role in NYC Mayor’s Office

Brandon Cardet-Hernandez, principal at Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters, has been named Senior Education Advisor in the NYC Mayor’s Office.

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Albany Herald features Leadership Academy’s work with University Principal Pipeline Initiative

The Leadership Academy was mentioned in a recent article related to our work with the Wallace Foundation’s University Principal Pipeline Initiative (UPPI).

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CEO in District Administration mag: Turnaround leaders need moral purpose

In an essay published by District Administration magazine, incoming CEO Nancy Gutierrez and Newburgh Enlarged City School District Superintendent Roberto Padilla write about the skills needed to turn around a school.

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Ed Week features announcement of new Leadership Academy CEO Nancy Gutiérrez

Education Week featured the appointment among other critical transitions in education leadership.

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In Education Week, CEO Irma Zardoya calls for funding school leader program

Leadership Academy CEO Irma Zardoya was quoted in a recent Education Week article responding to news that the newly passed federal education budget eliminated the School Leader Recruitment and Support Program (SLRSP), which supports and develops leaders in high-needs schools.

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West Michigan Leadership Academy launch featured on MLive.com

The Leadership Academy’s launch of the West Michigan Leadership Academy was featured on MLive.

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