What is the time commitment required during the school-based practicum?

  • Teacher leaders in classrooms must be released 6-8 hours per week from teaching responsibilities to engage in the leadership experiences described above.
  • Assistant principals that do not currently have observation and instructional leadership responsibilities must be released 6-8 hours per week from their current responsibilities to engage in the leadership experiences described above.
  • Outside of the school-based leadership experiences, participants must commit 4-6 hours per week of their own time to complete online coursework and readings, and to document their work on the job-embedded assignments.
  • In-person sessions are held every 6-8 weeks and take place over two consecutive school days at the NYC Leadership Academy.