NYCLA’s summer intensives prepare aspiring leaders nationwide

It is one of NYCLA’s essential beliefs about adult learning that professionals learn most deeply from experience and reflection. As such, all of our programs ...

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Taking Charge of Principal Support: An In-Depth Look at the NYC Leadership Academy’s Approach to Coaching Principals

“Taking Charge of Principal Support: An In-Depth Look at the NYC Leadership Academy’s Approach to Coaching Principals” was funded by The Wallace Foundation and provides ...

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NYCLA kicks off Foundations of Principal Supervision program

The role of the principal supervisor is at a critical stage in its evolution. As such, it is increasingly important to re-define how early career ...

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NYCLA receives generous funding from Booth Ferris Foundation to expand New York City network

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is thrilled to share that we have received a $250,000, two-year grant from the Booth Ferris Foundation to expand our ...

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NYCLA’s signature coach training program dates announced

JUST ANNOUNCED: NYCLA's signature trainings for school leadership coaches have been scheduled for August 3-4 and December 1-2, 2015 in New York City. Designed to ...

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NYCLA welcomes two Harvard doctoral candidates to staff

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) will serve for a second year as a partner organization to Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for its ...

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NYCLA works with advisory committee of education experts to strengthen programs

For any new program to be truly groundbreaking and change current practice, program designers, facilitators, and managers should welcome and channel the perspectives of expert ...

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NYCLA continues equity initiative by convening New York City Alumni Network

The national spotlight is shining intensely on the challenges faced by Black men in today’s society. Events in Ferguson, North Charleston, Baltimore, and New York ...

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Nancy Gutierrez presents to School Turnaround Leaders at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Today, Nancy Gutierrez, National Leadership Development Strategist at the NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA), is presenting at Harvard Graduate School of Education’s (HGSE) School Turnaround Leaders ...

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NYCLA welcomes Bibb Hubbard to board of directors

The NYC Leadership Academy welcomes Bibb Hubbard, Principal of the Parent Engagement Initiative, to our Board of Directors. Bibb is an accomplished education policy and ...

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Coaching program evaluation tool presented at AERA conference

The NYC Leadership Academy is a learning organization; one that not only designs and delivers effective leadership development programs, but that constantly strives to improve ...

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NYCLA graduate Reginald Richardson joins board of directors

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is fortunate to welcome Reginald Richardson to our esteemed Board of Directors. Mr. Richardson is an 18-year veteran educator, currently ...

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NYCLA partners share experiences at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s Annual Summit

Irrefutable evidence exists to support the fact that school transformation requires exemplary leadership, though significant debate exists about what types of training and support are ...

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NYCLA leaders share expertise nationally

Irma Zardoya, President & CEO Attends USDOE Convening Since our founding, NYCLA has remained committed to educational equity for all students, with a particular focus ...

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NYCLA launches three innovative client engagements

Iowa Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) Administrator Support Program NYCLA is collaborating with the Iowa Department of Education to launch its new statewide TLC Administrator ...

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NYCLA receives $2 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) has received a two year, $2 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. This grant will fund NYCLA’s strategic ...

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NYCLA leaders participate in Harvard University initiatives

The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) selected three NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) leaders to participate in two high-profile programs in late November, both of ...

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NYCLA executive and graduate featured in LinkedIn article

At the NYC Leadership Academy, our top priority is to impact adults, and ultimately the students we serve. Claire McIntee, NYCLA’s Senior Vice President of Programs, ...

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Kathy Nadurak serves on national committee to set principal supervisor policy

NYCLA Executive Vice President, Kathy Nadurak, contributed her expertise to one of three committees created by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) that ...

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Chalkbeat features Leadership Academy teaming model

Chalkbeat NYC published an article highlighting Maxine Cameron and Latishia Towles, members of the first cohort of NYCLA’s new Teaming Model. Principal Cameron and Assistant ...

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The Wallace Foundation’s Principal Supervisor Initiative

On October 4th and 5th, NYCLA hosted, on behalf of the Wallace Foundation, the first in a series of convenings bringing together education leadership experts ...

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Kathy Wylde, founding member of NYCLA’s board of directors, steps down

It was with a heavy heart that the NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) said goodbye to one of the organization’s founding board members last week. After ...

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Senior director of research and evaluation presents at American Evaluation Association conference

A key element of the NYC Leadership Academy’s commitment to improving school leadership is our ongoing focus on comprehensive research and program evaluation. We are ...

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Intensive summer training for aspiring leaders offered nationwide

For 13 years, NYCLA’s Aspiring Principals Program (APP) has selected, prepared and supported more than 500 aspiring New York City public school leaders for high-need schools. APP ...

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Customized leadership development programs offered this summer

NYCLA takes great pride in our ability to customize an array of services to fit our clients’ needs. This summer, we are engaging with clients ...

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Coaching services achieve results for school leaders nationwide

What comes to mind when you hear the word coach? Perhaps your favorite sports team? Over the past decade, the coaching concept has expanded beyond the ...

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What motivates NYCLA’s direct service coaches

It’s not hard to understand why principals in New York City continue to enlist NYCLA’s direct services coaching support, when nearly all coached principals who ...

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Taking Charge of Principal Preparation: A Guide to NYC Leadership Academy’s Aspiring Principals Program

Taking Charge of Principal Preparation: A Guide to NYC Leadership Academy’s Aspiring Principals Program provides an overview of the Leadership Academy's flagship principal preparation program. Intended ...

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NYCLA receives $100,000 grant from The New York Community Trust for groundbreaking initiative

NYCLA was recently awarded a two year, $100,000 grant from The New York Community Trust. This funding will be used for our newest initiative, Targeted ...

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NYC Leadership Academy Ranked 5th in Survey of National Nonprofits Committed To Leadership Development

We are proud to announce that the NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) has been named 5th in the Leadership 500 Awards annual ranking of nonprofit organizations. ...

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NYC Leadership Academy Hosts Sixth Convening for National Principal Pipeline Initiative on Behalf of the Wallace Foundation

Leaders from six urban school districts gathered with educational thought leaders on April 28th and 29th at Baruch College in New York City as part ...

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New York State recognizes leadership development program in Greece, New York

With support from the NYC Leadership Academy, the Greece Central School District (GCSD) launched a comprehensive, district-wide professional development program focusing on school leadership in ...

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iLeadAZ to become the flagship principal program at Arizona State University

NYCLA is thrilled that iLeadAZ, the aspiring principals program we helped develop in collaboration with Arizona State University's (ASU) Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, will ...

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NYCLA leaders present at AASA’s National Conference on Education in Nashville

The NYC Leadership Academy joined more than 3,000 superintendents and senior public school leaders from across the country in Nashville, Tennessee for the National Conference ...

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NYC Leadership Academy Alumni Association celebrates NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

More than 100 alumni of our New York City-based Aspiring Principals Program gathered for a welcome reception in honor of NYC Schools Chancellor, Carmen Fariña ...

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Bush Institute and NYC Leadership Academy Lead Convening of National Leaders on Principal Preparation

December 5th is the first day of a 2-day convening of national leaders in education, led by the Bush Institute and NYC Leadership Academy, to ...

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Sourcing school leadership talent: Charlotte-Mecklenburg drives innovation with principal preparation partners

Several years ago, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) in North Carolina determined that having high-quality leadership for each of its approximately 160 schools needed to be a ...

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NYCLA awarded $3 million by the United States Department of Education

Earlier this month, the United States Department of Education announced results for the fourth round of its Investing in Innovation (i3) competition, which will award ...

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Take it from us: Advice from our coaches

Earlier this month, tens of thousands of public schools across the country opened their doors to welcome students for a new academic year.  At NYC ...

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