Michele Shannon writes in Ed Week about leading for integration

Leadership Academy Vice President of District Leadership Michele Shannon was recently featured in the Education Week describing ways school leaders can address school segregation.

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Leadership Academy alum school earns national recognition

Congratulations to our alum Dr. Reginald Landau and MS 216 George J. Ryan School in Queens on its recognition as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School.

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Leadership Academy alum accepts new education role in NYC Mayor’s Office

Brandon Cardet-Hernandez, principal at Urban Assembly Bronx Academy of Letters, has been named Senior Education Advisor in the NYC Mayor’s Office.

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Albany Herald features Leadership Academy’s work with University Principal Pipeline Initiative

The Leadership Academy was mentioned in a recent article related to our work with the Wallace Foundation’s University Principal Pipeline Initiative (UPPI).

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CEO in District Administration mag: Turnaround leaders need moral purpose

In an essay published by District Administration magazine, incoming CEO Nancy Gutierrez and Newburgh Enlarged City School District Superintendent Roberto Padilla write about the skills needed to turn around a school.

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Ed Week features announcement of new Leadership Academy CEO Nancy Gutiérrez

Education Week featured the appointment among other critical transitions in education leadership.

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In Education Week, CEO Irma Zardoya calls for funding school leader program

Leadership Academy CEO Irma Zardoya was quoted in a recent Education Week article responding to news that the newly passed federal education budget eliminated the School Leader Recruitment and Support Program (SLRSP), which supports and develops leaders in high-needs schools.

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West Michigan Leadership Academy launch featured on MLive.com

NYC Leadership Academy’s launch of the West Michigan Leadership Academy was featured on MLive.

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CSO Nancy Gutiérrez writes about learning to lead for racial equity in Kappan

To help K-12 educators confront racial inequities, school and district leaders need to provide sustained, intensive, and carefully designed opportunities for professional learning, Chief Strategy ...

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Leaders can support undocumented students, writes Nancy Gutiérrez in Ed Week

As schools open their doors in the coming weeks, millions of students whose parents are immigrants, or are immigrants themselves, might be afraid to return to school. ...

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NYCLA staff and clients advocate for Title II Funds in The74 story

Cuts to Title II funds would diminish the pool of strong well-trained school leaders. NYCLA staff and our clients explain what these proposed cuts would ...

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CEO Irma Zardoya writes on ESSA and equity in Education Week

NYC Leadership Academy President & CEO Irma Zardoya details the opportunities that the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) creates for supporting school leaders in ...

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Blended learning approach featured in Principal Leadership Magazine

Over the past two years, the NYC Leadership Academy has developed and launched a blended learning platform and tools that have allowed us to enhance ...

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NYCLA staff featured on “XQ: The Super School Project” expert panel

NYCLA staff is largely comprised of former public school leaders who have transformed schools and who leverage that expertise to support clients and program participants. ...

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NYCLA celebrates graduates making headlines

With National Principals Month having recently come to a close, NYCLA is thrilled to celebrate our graduates who have built upon their NYCLA experiences by ...

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NYCLA featured in Education Week as one of five American Express grant recipients

Education Week recently published an article celebrating American Express for investing nearly $2.5 million to support five principal preparation and training programs. This investment is ...

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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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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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NYCLA graduates highlighted in new video series by the Wallace Foundation

What does it take to succeed as a school leader? Find out by clicking here to tune in to the Wallace Foundation’s new video highlighting the stories ...

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Executive Vice President Kathleen Nadurak speaks on school climate in Education Week article

Our very own Kathy Nadurak is featured in the March 5th edition of Education Week in an article that emphasizes the principal’s role in enhancing ...

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NYCLA graduates in the news

NYC Leadership Academy Graduate Matthew Willoughby Featured in NY Times Matthew Willoughby leads the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction, which has college acceptance ...

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Leadership Academy’s principal training model featured in Delaware publication

NYC Leadership Academy is featured in a recent article about the Delaware Leadership Project: On the job training for prospective principals. The Delaware Leadership Project (DLP) is an ...

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NYC Leadership Academy Graduate Shimon Waronker featured in NY Times

NYC Leadership Academy graduate Shimon Waronker, Principal of the New American Academy in Crown Heights, is featured in a recent NY Times op-ed piece on The Academy. ...

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NYC Leadership Academy staff and alums discuss school leadership and turnaround schools on Doing What Works

NYC Leadership Academy graduate Danika LaCroix, Principal of the Young Scholars Academy for Discovery and Exploration, and Ilene Friedman, our Vice President of Principal Preparation ...

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NYC Leadership Academy APP Alumnus, Ken Baum, featured in New York Times

Principal Ken Baum and teachers at the Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Sciences use back-to-school home visits as a key outreach strategy to ...

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New NYC Leadership Academy CEO Irma Zardoya profiled in Gotham Schools

Our new CEO Irma Zardoya discusses her plans to build on the NYC Leadership Academy’s track record, and focus on improving the support and integration ...

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NYC Leadership Academy Graduate Luis Torres delivers memorable acceptance speech

View Luis Torres’ acceptance of his ASCD award for 2011 Outstanding Young Educator on YouTube, and discover how as Principal of PS 55 in the ...

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