This intensive seven-weekend academy for new or aspiring principals has been completely redesigned to meet the challenges of the new millennium. The focus is on developing and refining applied leadership and management skills required of principals at the elementary, middle grades and high school levels.
With prior approval from a CCTC approved Tier II program, Academy hours may be used to fulfill a portion of the ATP Practicum or fieldwork requirements for Tier II programs.
Specific themes include:
- Principal Leadership
- Leading the Transition to the Common Core State Standards
- High Quality Instruction
- Learning Assessments
- Change and Growth
- School Climate and Culture
- Personnel/School Law
The ACSA Principals Academy provides the application of theory for site administrators. Seminars, workshops and interactive sessions feature educational administration experts and experienced practicing school principals.
The academy offers 70 hours of instruction over seven weekend sessions, Friday evenings, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.* The extensive course syllabus and materials provided to participants are exceptional resources for ongoing reference and career planning.
*Please note that Saturday hours for this academy may vary.