Ten research-based steps for giving new principals a strong start

In their first couple of years on the job, new principals often describe feeling “lost,” “overwhelmed,” and “shell-shocked.” Much of that is because they are not prepared for the extremely demanding position.

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NYC Leadership Academy 2017 Annual Report

2017 was a year of wins for the Leadership Academy. We expanded our reach to our 32nd state, working in 110 school systems to support nearly 1,000 school and school system leaders whose work in turn reached more than 2 million students.

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NYC Leadership Academy 2016 Accomplishments Report

2016 was a year of growth and innovation for NYCLA. Anchored by our continued commitment and deepened focus on ensuring all students have equitable learning ...

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Power in Numbers: Coaching principals to build teams that transform schools

Schools with strong teams of educators can improve instruction in ways that a principal working on her own cannot. Leading effective teams is not easy, ...

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Ready to Lead: Designing Residencies for Better Principal Preparation

School-based residencies are an essential component of principal preparation programs and the future success of aspiring principals. Residencies engage participants in hands-on, job-embedded experiences that ...

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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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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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Taking Charge of Principal Preparation: A Guide to NYC Leadership Academy’s Aspiring Principals Program

Taking Charge of Principal Preparation: A Guide to NYC Leadership Academy’s Aspiring Principals Program provides an overview of the Leadership Academy's flagship principal preparation program. Intended ...

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