• NYCLA is thrilled to have received a $600,000 grant from American Express to expand our proven Aspiring Principals Program model to train and support 50 aspiring principals and 50 mentor principals throughout the New York tristate area. Click here to learn more.

  • October is National Principals Month, a time to celebrate school leaders who create the conditions necessary for teachers and students to excel. Join NYCLA as we #ThankaPrincipal this month across our social media channels. Click here to visit our Facebook page.

  • Irma Zardoya, NYCLA President & CEO, continues to share her thoughts on equity and opportunity for all students in a recent article that highlights the work of NYCLA Aspiring Principals Program graduate, Reginald Higgins. Click here to read more. 

  • NYCLA is grateful to receive a $25,000 grant from the RGK Foundation to support the development and expansion of our online work.

Vision for Impact

NYCLA is committed to improving outcomes nationwide, particularly for the most vulnerable students, through high-quality school leadership.

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Our Approach

Our leadership development model offers practical, hands-on experience that is aligned with clear, research-based school leadership standards.

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Our Impact

We are transforming the landscape of public education. School leaders throughout the country have improved their leadership practice and have turned around underperforming schools into those where students achieve.

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