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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Send your school leadership coaches to NYCLA’s multi-district coach training

NYCLA's signature trainings for school leadership coaches have been scheduled for this year in New York City. Designed to help school leadership coaches develop their ...

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Learn More about NYCLA’s new national aspiring principals program at upcoming informational webinars

Enrollment for NYCLA's national Aspiring Principals Program is currently underway. Join us for a free introductory webinar to learn more about this innovative program that ...

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NYCLA presents evaluation strategy at Carnegie Foundation Summit on improvement in education

Dr. Katie Drucker, Associate Vice President of Research, Evaluation & Impact, and Dr. Liliana Polo-McKenna, Vice President of School Leadership Support recently presented at the ...

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NYCLA leaders present with the School District of Philadelphia at American Association of School Administrators 2016 National Conference

NYCLA facilitated two presentations on principal supervision for more than 140 school and district leaders at the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) 2016 National ...

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NYCLA begins latest university partnership

NYCLA is working with the Beeghly College of Education atYoungstown State University (YSU) in Ohio in support of the university’s efforts to build the leadership skills ...

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Dr. Richard Elmore to participate in webinar on principal supervision

NYCLA is pleased to offer the second in a series of no-cost webinars for principal supervisors on March 10th, from 4 to 5 PM EST. ...

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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 recruiting districts for new national aspiring principals program

In response to the growing need for high quality school leaders in districts throughout the country, and with support from American Express and the National ...

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Enrollment opens for 2016-17 Foundations of Principal Supervision program

NYCLA is excited to offer Foundations of Principal Supervision, now in its second year, to new and experienced district leaders across the country. This year-long ...

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NYCLA launches equity mini-grant program for New York City alumni network

We are excited to announce an opportunity for NYCLA's New York City Network – comprised of 538 graduates of its Aspiring Principals Program (APP) and ...

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NYC Leadership Academy 2015 Accomplishments Report

For the past 12 years, the NYC Leadership Academy has sought to ensure that schools and districts across the country have well-prepared educational leaders who ...

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NYCLA participates in Giving Tuesday

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is kicking off a month-long awareness and fundraising campaign today as part of our ongoing participation in #GivingTuesday. Our goal ...

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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 announces upcoming webinar for principal supervisors

Are you interested in designing more effective and purposeful meetings with the school principals you support and/or supervise? Join us for NYCLA’s cost-free Principal Supervisor ...

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NYCLA staff participate in Courageous Conversations about Race program

It is at the core of NYCLA’s belief system that maintaining a persistent and systemic focus on equity, diversity and social justice be a prerequisite ...

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NYCLA receives $25,000 grant from the RGK Foundation to support online work

The NYC Leadership Academy is pleased to receive funding from the RGK Foundation to support the development and implementation of our online and blended learning ...

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Iowa selects Leadership Academy to support statewide program for school leadership teams

One of NYCLA’s partners, the Iowa Department of Education (IDE), received acclaim recently from former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for its teacher leadership ...

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NYCLA receives funding from American Express to expand its nationally recognized Aspiring Principals Program

NYCLA is thrilled to announce that American Express has provided significant funding to expand our Aspiring Principals Program (APP) to serve multiple districts in and ...

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Keisha Chandler, NYCLA’s Associate Director of School Leadership Development, Presents at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference

Students across the country, particularly the most vulnerable, deserve passionate and highly effective school leaders capable of transforming their educational experiences and outcomes. The Congressional ...

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Leadership Academy uses diagnostic process for school planning

August and September are two of the busiest months for school and district leaders who are welcoming millions of students for the start of a ...

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Taking Charge of Principal Support: An In-Depth Look at the NYC Leadership Academy’s Approach to Coaching Principals

“Taking Charge of Principal Support: An In-Depth Look at the NYC Leadership Academy’s Approach to Coaching Principals” was funded by The Wallace Foundation and provides ...

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NYCLA kicks off Foundations of Principal Supervision program

The role of the principal supervisor is at a critical stage in its evolution. As such, it is increasingly important to re-define how early career ...

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NYCLA receives generous funding from Booth Ferris Foundation to expand New York City network

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is thrilled to share that we have received a $250,000, two-year grant from the Booth Ferris Foundation to expand our ...

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NYCLA’s signature coach training program dates announced

JUST ANNOUNCED: NYCLA's signature trainings for school leadership coaches have been scheduled for August 3-4 and December 1-2, 2015 in New York City. Designed to ...

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NYCLA welcomes two Harvard doctoral candidates to staff

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) will serve for a second year as a partner organization to Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for its ...

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NYCLA continues equity initiative by convening New York City Alumni Network

The national spotlight is shining intensely on the challenges faced by Black men in today’s society. Events in Ferguson, North Charleston, Baltimore, and New York ...

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NYCLA works with advisory committee of education experts to strengthen programs

For any new program to be truly groundbreaking and change current practice, program designers, facilitators, and managers should welcome and channel the perspectives of expert ...

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Nancy Gutierrez presents to School Turnaround Leaders at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Today, Nancy Gutierrez, National Leadership Development Strategist at the NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA), is presenting at Harvard Graduate School of Education’s (HGSE) School Turnaround Leaders ...

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NYCLA welcomes Bibb Hubbard to board of directors

The NYC Leadership Academy welcomes Bibb Hubbard, Principal of the Parent Engagement Initiative, to our Board of Directors. Bibb is an accomplished education policy and ...

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Coaching program evaluation tool presented at AERA conference

The NYC Leadership Academy is a learning organization; one that not only designs and delivers effective leadership development programs, but that constantly strives to improve ...

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NYCLA partners share experiences at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s Annual Summit

Irrefutable evidence exists to support the fact that school transformation requires exemplary leadership, though significant debate exists about what types of training and support are ...

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NYCLA graduate Reginald Richardson joins board of directors

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) is fortunate to welcome Reginald Richardson to our esteemed Board of Directors. Mr. Richardson is an 18-year veteran educator, currently ...

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NYCLA leaders share expertise nationally

Irma Zardoya, President & CEO Attends USDOE Convening Since our founding, NYCLA has remained committed to educational equity for all students, with a particular focus ...

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NYCLA launches three innovative client engagements

Iowa Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) Administrator Support Program NYCLA is collaborating with the Iowa Department of Education to launch its new statewide TLC Administrator ...

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NYCLA receives $2 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York

The NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) has received a two year, $2 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. This grant will fund NYCLA’s strategic ...

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NYCLA leaders participate in Harvard University initiatives

The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) selected three NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) leaders to participate in two high-profile programs in late November, both of ...

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Kathy Nadurak serves on national committee to set principal supervisor policy

NYCLA Executive Vice President, Kathy Nadurak, contributed her expertise to one of three committees created by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) that ...

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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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