Strategic Equity Plan Development and Implementation

To move the needle on educational equity in schools, system leadership must develop clearly articulated and actionable equity-focused strategic plans with ambitious goals and innovative solutions to accomplish those goals. Using our Equity at Work strategic planning guide as a ...

Equity Audit

The Leadership Academy’s equity audit process enables school systems to diagnose the current state of equity (including examining the impact of COVID-19) and identify focal points and recommended strategies for making improvements.   Our equity audit process is unique and effective ...

Coaching for Culturally Responsive Leadership

Leadership coaching helps education leaders take on adaptive challenges that require shifts in mindset and behavior and keeps leaders in their jobs longer and making progress. The most impactful coaches help school and system leaders identify and address inequities in pursuit ...

Aspiring Principals Program

The Leadership Academy’s flagship, research- and standards-based Aspiring Principals Program is a national model for building leadership pipelines. To help aspiring leaders develop the skills they need to be effective principals who foster educational equity, the program takes an experiential learning approach, with a ...

Sharpening Your Equity Lens: A Professional Learning Series for School and District Leaders

A workshop series with four days of flexible content delivered in your district or system that builds the capacity of district/network and school leaders to identify, confront and address the inequities in our schools.   The foundation for this program is ...

Foundations of Principal Supervision

Foundations of Principal Supervision is a 10-month blended learning program that builds the leadership skills of new and experienced district leaders who supervise and support principals. When you join this program, you join a community of 108 principal supervisors working ...

School Leader Coaching

We have coached more than 2,100 principals in New York, Rhode Island, Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Nevada. Our experienced coaches provide in-person and virtual coaching that supports principal performance and leadership growth for school leaders at different stages, including early-career principals, ...

Executive Coaching

COVID-19 has created multiple challenges for school system leaders. On a professional level, leaders are working to serve students differently and under widely varied circumstances, while simultaneously planning for a return to school that holds new challenges like widened learning ...

New Principal Institute

An intensive 3-day workshop delivered in your district or system where new and early career principals develop a 90-day entry plan that enables them to hit the ground running when school starts. Principals participating in the New Principal Institute will: ...

Leading Professional Learning That Sticks

If you want your team members to become better teachers, principals, or district leaders, they need professional learning experiences that will stick and enable them to truly shift their practice. Facilitating that kind of learning means moving away from the ...

Leadership Coaching Program Development

“I would not have stayed in my job and made the progress I’ve made if not for my coach.” School leaders have told us time and again that having a skilled leadership coach as a non-evaluative thought partner has strengthened ...

Professional Learning for Teacher Leaders and Assistant Principals

The Leadership Academy’s professional learning series for teacher leaders and assistant principals focuses on helping them deepen their leadership skills, particularly in instruction, while receiving real-time feedback and the opportunity to practice situational problem-solving.  The series can be designed for ...

The Leadership Academy joins “Back to School” webinar with NYC Chancellor & NYS Ed Commissioner

The discussion featured our President & CEO Dr. Nancy B. Gutiérrez in conversation with Chancellor of New York City Public Schools Richard Carranza and Interim Education Commissioner of the New York State Education Department Dr. Betty Rosa.

Leadership Academy joins international discussion on ed equity during Covid

The Leadership Academy joined a panel to discuss how do we ensure we’re leading with equity in the post COVID-19 world

Leadership Academy Partners With SCCOE For Webinar Series

The Leadership Academy participated in a two-part discussion as part of the Advancing Equity Through and Beyond COVID-19 webinar series, presented in partnership with the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE).

Leadership Academy Participates in Digital Promise Webinar Series

The Leadership Academy participated in a two-part discussion as part of the Education Leadership for a Digital World webinar series hosted by Digital Promise and sponsored by the Wallace Foundation.

I’m Not Okay

COVID-19 has increased racism and xenophobia towards the Asian-American community.   COVID-19 has ravaged Native American reservations.   COVID-19 has increased unemployment in the Latinx community.   COVID-19 ...

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

As with any pandemic, any crisis, fear is bringing out the worst in people.

Professional learning cannot – and need not – stop in our remote world

In this piece we focus on a few moves we have found are essential for facilitating continuous professional learning for leaders in a virtual world. 

COVID-19 Resources for Educators

Our colleagues at education organizations across the country are developing valuable resources to support schools and school systems through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis.

Leading school systems through the aftershocks of Covid-19

As education leaders navigate their communities through one of the greatest crises in this nation’s history, it is crucial that they plan for what comes after.

Leading an Equity-Focused Response Through and Beyond COVID-19

The Leadership Academy has created a guide to support principals and school system leaders in leading an equity-focused response to the ripple effect of COVID-19.

We will support your leadership through the COVID-19 crisis

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are writing first to check in on your health, safety, and well-being. Over the last week, we have spoken with ...

Coronavirus does not discriminate, and neither should we

As I write this, we all continue to determine how to respond to the coronavirus situation in ways that will best keep the people we ...

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