Programs and Services

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is the nation’s leading innovator for developing effective school leadership that transforms schools, inspires teachers, and improves outcomes for all students. We work to advance student achievement across the country by designing and implementing experiential, research-based training and support programs that build school leadership capacity.

Strategic Leadership Consulting

NYCLA’s trained and experienced consultants can help launch or grow a variety of leadership development programs designed specifically to address the needs of your district, school or leaders. We provide short- and long-term consulting in school leadership preparation, coaching/mentoring of aspiring and current school leaders, and comprehensive leadership development system.

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Strategic Consulting for State and District Leaders

Aspiring Leaders Programs

No matter where you are in your career, NYCLA has a program to get you to the next level. We offer programs for aspiring principals, assistant principals and teacher leaders, as well as our innovative teaming model that brings leaders at different levels together. Our programs have been replicated in districts across the country, and our consultants can help you tailor any of our pipeline programs to your district’s unique needs.

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Aspiring Principals Program

Pairing and Preparing – The Teaming Model

Current Leader Programs

Whether in their first year or their fifteenth, we know school leaders are always looking to improve their leadership and, by extension, their schools. Our facilitative, competency-based coaching model helps develop strong, independent leaders who can transform outcomes for students. Our trained coaches bring an incredible wealth of education experience, and can help you grow as a leader or help your district build its own coaching program.

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Professional Learning

School Leadership Teams

District Leader Programs

Strong school leaders need strong leaders themselves. NYCLA offers consulting services to develop and enhance principal supervisor programs. With principal supervisors working smarter, your principals will be better able to focus on the task at hand: improving student achievement.

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Principal Supervisor Training and Support

Foundations of Principal Supervision