Providing Ongoing, Rigorous Professional Learning & Coaching for School Leaders

To be great leaders and make change that is sustainable, education leaders require ongoing high-quality professional learning. One-time professional learning opportunities can be good entry points to the work, but they rarely offer the in-depth, effective professional learning leaders need to make real change in schools. Research and our own experiences in the field tell us that high-quality ongoing professional learning helps leaders deal with challenges that require shifts in mindset and behavior, like addressing inequities, and keeps leaders in their jobs longer and making progress. The NYC Leadership Academy has coached more than 2,500 leaders across the U.S. 

Coach Development

Leadership coaching helps education leaders take on adaptive challenges that require shifts in mindset and behavior, like addressing inequities in schools, and keeps leaders in their jobs longer and making progress. The most powerful coaches help leaders transform their professional practice ...

Sharpening Your Equity Lens: A Professional Learning Series for School and District Leaders

A workshop series with four days of flexible content delivered in your district or system that builds the capacity of district/network and school leaders to identify, confront and address the inequities in our schools.   The foundation for this program is ...

Leading Professional Learning That Sticks

An intensive two-and-a-half-day workshop that provides opportunities to understand our facilitation methodologies while practicing facilitating curriculum and receiving feedback from peers. Leadership Academy trained facilitators don’t simply communicate information — they facilitate learning. This means that they constantly assess and ...

Coaching for Equitable Practice

A two-day workshop where participants develop coaching strategies that deepen their ability to help school and system leaders name, reflect on, and take action to pursue racial equity.  Now more than ever, conversations about race generate more heat than light. This ...

Sustaining Reflective Practice

This virtual one-on-one coaching support program provides a private collaborative space for leadership coaches to improve their skills with the help of a Leadership Academy master coach. The program strengthens participants’ habits of reflective practice and hones their ability to ...

School Leader Coaching

We have coached more than 2,100 principals in New York, Rhode Island, Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Nevada. Our experienced coaches provide in-person and virtual coaching that supports principal performance and leadership growth for school leaders at different stages, including early-career principals, ...

Executive Coaching

Executive coaching provides system-level leaders with structured opportunities to receive objective feedback, reflect on their leadership and the challenges before them, and work toward concrete personal and professional goals to ensure lasting change. Our databased approach includes the administration of ...

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