Educators, teachers and counselors want to know if this is the next step for them. Some people are ready to make the leap to school leadership, while others may be uncertain about the career path they want to take, but they know they want to take on a leadership role within their school or district and make large-scale change. Whatever your path is, the School Leadership Academy can help you to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful school leader in a complex environment.

How do I know if I’m ready to earn the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential?
Hear from experienced school leaders about their decision to take the next step in their careers:


How do I know if have the essential qualities of a school leader?
Hear from experienced school leaders about what they believe to be the essential qualities of a school leader:


What is the Application Process for School Leadership Academy?
Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2022 cohort, which starts the week of August 15, 2022, with orientation. Admission is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis with a maximum of 30 students per cohort.

The online application consists of:

1. $25 non-refundable and non-transferable application fee
2. Three short, required application essays
3. A copy of your current valid credential
4. Your current professional resume
5. Copy of your current teaching and/or PPS credential
6. One letter of recommendation from your director, supervisor/evaluator
7. Phone interview (30 min) following satisfactory review of your application

Information about the program, the application process and application requirements are located in the School Leadership Academy Brochure.

Download the Brochure for complete details.

Please be sure to read the Application Instructions and Requirements before you start the application process.

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