New Leaders

Great leaders = Great schools TM

leadership matters

Leadership matters – it matters in business, in government and in schools. No great human accomplishment ever happened without great leadership, and transforming public education is no exception.

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Breakthrough Principals

Check out our first major book Breakthrough Principals: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Stronger Schools >>


What will it take to transform teachers into true leaders?

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Annual Report 2012

Zachary, student at Northeast Middle School, led by Wanda Young, Cohort 5


Our mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.


We envision a day when there is educational excellence and equity in America – when our country’s public schools ensure that every student is prepared for success in college, careers and citizenship.