Our Approach

All of our programs emphasize authentic practice and expert feedback to equip participants with leadership skills needed for success in their current role and as a foundation for future advancement. We also help our partners develop the capacity to do this work in-house using our research-tested curriculum.

This approach enables us to meet each partner’s unique needs, whether they seek to address targeted leadership development priorities or to implement a more comprehensive leadership pipeline strategy.

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LEADING INSTRUCTION EMERGING LEADERS ASPIRING PRINCIPALS

DESCRIPTION:

Equips current and aspiring leaders with instructional expertise aligned to college- and career-readiness standards

Participants learn to coach colleagues to excellence while leading a teacher team

Prepares tomorrow’s principals with an intensive residency and induction support

LEARNING FOCUS:

  • Strengthen individual instructional leadership expertise
  • Break down academic standards
  • Strategically align content, instruction, and assessment
  • Coach colleagues to improve teaching
  • Foster high expectations and a growth mindset across a team
  • Bolster learning across multiple classrooms
  • Strengthen instruction across a building
  • Enact ambitious improvement plans
  • Foster high expectations and shared accountability

AUDIENCE:

  • Teacher leaders
  • Instructional coaches
  • Assistant principals
  • Teacher leaders
  • Instructional coaches
  • Assistant principals
  • Teacher leaders
  • Instructional coaches
  • Assistant principals

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

  • One-week summer induction
  • Seven in-person group training sessions
  • In-class and virtual coaching
  • One-week summer induction
  • Seven in-person group training sessions
  • Lead a teacher team
  • In-school and virtual coaching
  • Year-long residency
  • In-person group training (1-2 sessions per month)
  • Three 1:1 performance meetings
  • 1-2 years of induction support for new principals
  • On-site coaching during residency and induction

OPTIONAL ADD-ON SUPPORTS:

N/A

N/A

N/A

SCHOOL-BASED COACHING FROM NEW LEADERS STAFF:

Yes

Yes

Yes

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY MODEL:

No

No

No

ADVISOR TRAINING FOR LOCAL LEADERS

No

No

No

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LEADING INSTRUCTION EMERGING LEADERS ASPIRING PRINCIPALS

DESCRIPTION:

Equips current and aspiring leaders with instructional expertise aligned to college- and career-readiness standards

Participants learn to coach colleagues to excellence while leading a teacher team

Prepares tomorrow’s principals with an intensive residency and induction support

LEARNING FOCUS:

  • Strengthen individual instructional leadership expertise
  • Break down academic standards
  • Strategically align content, instruction and assessment
  • Coach colleagues to improve teaching
  • Foster high expectations and a growth mindset across a team
  • Bolster learning across multiple classrooms
  • Strengthen instruction across a building
  • Enact ambitious improvement plans
  • Foster high expectations and shared accountability

AUDIENCE:

  • Teacher leaders
  • Coaches
  • Assistant principals
  • Teacher leaders
  • Coaches
  • Assistant principals
  • Teacher leaders
  • Coaches
  • Assistant principals

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

  • One-week summer induction
  • Seven in-person group training sessions
  • In-class and virtual coaching
  • One-week summer induction
  • Seven in-person group training sessions
  • Lead a teacher team
  • In-school and virtual coaching
  • Three-week Summer Foundations
  • Year-long residency
  • In-person, group training (1-2 sessions per month)
  • Three 1:1 performance meetings
  • 1-2 years of induction support for new principals
  • On-site coaching during residency and induction

OPTIONAL ADD-ON SUPPORTS:

N/A

N/A

N/A

SCHOOL-BASED COACHING FROM NEW LEADERS STAFF:

Yes

Yes

Yes

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY MODEL:

No

No

No

ADVISOR TRAINING FOR LOCAL LEADERS

No

No

No

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LEADING INSTRUCTION EMERGING LEADERS ASPIRING PRINCIPALS PRINCIPAL INSTITUTE

DESCRIPTION:

Equips current and aspiring leaders with instructional expertise aligned to college- and career-readiness standards

Participants learn to coach colleagues to excellence while leading a teacher team

Prepares tomorrow’s principals with an intensive residency and induction support

Delivers targeted, job-connected training to principals and assistant principals by embedding New Leaders training in local professional development structures

LEARNING FOCUS:

  • Strengthen individual instructional leadership expertise
  • Break down academic standards
  • Strategically align content, instruction and assessment
  • Coach colleagues to improve teaching
  • Foster high expectations and a growth mindset across a team
  • Bolster learning across multiple classrooms
  • Strengthen instruction across a building
  • Enact ambitious improvement plans
  • Foster high expectations and shared accountability

Together with our partners, we analyze local needs and design a customized scope and sequence using New Leaders’ research-tested curriculum.

AUDIENCE:

  • Teacher leaders
  • Coaches
  • Assistant principals
  • Teacher leaders
  • Coaches
  • Assistant principals
  • Teacher leaders
  • Coaches
  • Assistant principals
  • Assistant principals
  • Principals

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

  • One-week summer induction
  • Seven in-person group training sessions
  • In-class and virtual coaching
  • One-week summer induction
  • Seven in-person group training sessions
  • Lead a teacher team
  • In-school and virtual coaching
  • Year-long residency
  • In-person group training (1-2 sessions per month)
  • Three 1:1 performance meetings
  • 1-2 years of induction support for new principals
  • On-site coaching during residency and induction
  • In-person group training sessions
  • Expert and peer feedback
  • Simulations and role plays

OPTIONAL ADD-ON SUPPORTS:

N/A

N/A

N/A

  • Two-day summer kickoff
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Leadership walks

SCHOOL-BASED COACHING FROM NEW LEADERS STAFF

Yes

Yes

Yes

Optional

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY MODEL:

No

No

No

Yes

ADVISOR TRAINING FOR LOCAL LEADERS:

No

No

No

Optional “Advisor Training” prepares local leaders to deliver Principal Institute in-house

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