NYC Leadership Academy tapped to host University of London’s US convening of education leadership practitioners

On April 4th, 2012, The NYC Leadership Academy hosted a convening of practitioners in Education Leadership in NYC. This is the first convening of the Advisory ...

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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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Mayor Bloomberg visits NYC Leadership Academy Graduate Ken Baum’s school to discuss education reform

Mayor Michael Bloomberg met with teachers and students at the Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science to discuss his education reform plan on ...

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The Bush Institute recognizes the NYC Leadership Academy

The Bush Institute has named the NYC Leadership Academy an exemplary program and member of its Alliance to Reform Education Leadership (AREL), which seeks to ...

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The Wallace Foundation taps NYC Leadership Academy to develop learning community for its new Principal Pipeline Initiative

The Wallace Foundation has awarded the NYC Leadership Academy a two-year, $250K grant to create and support a professional learning community among the six, urban ...

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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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Student at Global Technology Prep introduces Secretary Duncan at the White House

Josniel Martinez, a seventh grader at Global Technology Preparatory Middle School in East Harlem, which is led by NYC Leadership Academy graduate Chrystina Russell, introduced ...

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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 Appoints Irma Zardoya as New CEO

Irma Zardoya is joining the NYC Leadership Academy as its President and CEO after a distinguished career as a teacher, principal and longtime superintendent in ...

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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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Study find that schools led by NYC Leadership Academy grads continue to close learning gaps

New independent analysis conducted by NYU’s Institute of Education and Social Policy (IESP) finds that schools led by APP graduates typically improve student performance in ...

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ASCD names NYCLA alum Luis Torres “2011 Outstanding Young Educator”

Luis Torres, principal of PS 55 in the South Bronx and graduate of the NYC Leadership Academy’s Aspiring Principals Program (APP), received an Outstanding Young ...

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School’s in class by itself

To most educators, 60 elementary-school kids in one classroom would sound like a nightmare. To founding New American Academy Principal Shimon Waronker, it's the new ...

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Family basketball night offered in Queens

Teachers at P.S./I.S. 178 in Queens traded blackboards for backboards last week when they took on students and their parents on the basketball court. More ...

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