Developing a Pipeline of High-Quality, Diverse School Leaders

Great school systems need a bench of strong school leaders. Principal pipelines are the single most effective district-level strategy for improving student learning, research has found. The Leadership Academy partners with system leaders to improve or develop every aspect of effective pipelines, from leadership standards development to pre-service preparation to ongoing professional learning through coaching and mentoring.

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 ...

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: ...

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 ...

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