New Leaders

Great leaders = Great schools TM

Your turn to lead?

Check to see if you are eligible to apply to our Aspiring Principals Program or our our Emerging Leaders Program.

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Why we do what we do

Learn more about why leadership matters in transforming schools and students' lives.

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This online resource contains hundreds of case studies, videos, and artifacts showing how high-need schools are driving dramatic student achievement gains.

Many New Leaders have won EPIC awards for their instructional leadership practices.

EPIC Award Winner and New Leader Jennifer Garcia uses a book study to open dialogue about cultural competency.

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What we do

Through our leadership programs, we develop talented educators into transformational school leaders who create a vision of success for all students and engage the whole staff and community in realizing this vision.  Through our leadership services, we also collaborate with districts, charter management organizations and states to foster the conditions that enable highly effective school leaders to drive results for students.

Emerging Leaders
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Emerging Leaders

Our latest program prepares talented instructional leaders for our Aspiring Principals Program and other roles.

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Aspiring Principals
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Aspiring Principals

Our best-in-class principal training program combines academic rigor with a school-based residency year.

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Ian Roberts (Cohort 7, DC) and student Damien

Policy and Practice

We work with system partners to develop policies and practices that empower principals to succeed.

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Policy Recommendations

One recommendation is to grant principals autonomy in making school-level decisions.

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Leadership Development

In collaboration with current system partners, we develop programs to expand the skill sets of existing administrators.

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Leadership Development
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Tamika Carwell (Cohort 4, Memphis) ramps up the use of data by staff and students.

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Many of our programs, including the Emerging Leaders Program, leverage the powerful case studies from the EPIC Knowledge System.