Course Schedule

The next cohort of the School Leadership Academy starts in January 2017. Applications are now being accepted. Admission is done on a rolling basis with a maximum of 20 students per cohort. All applicants are interviewed before being admitted. While there is no firm deadline, it is recommended that you contact Colleen Dietz in the Office for Professional Development to let her know you are considering enrolling in the program in order to reserve your spot while you go through the application process.

Another cohort will start in Fall, 2017.

Colleen can be reached at or 213.740-7775.

Term 1
Jan-May, 2017
  • School Leadership: Theory & Practice
  • Leading with Community & Culture in Context
Term 2
May-Aug, 2017
  • Entrepreneurial School Leadership
  • Advancing Community Support through Social Media
Term 3
Sept – Dec. 2017
  • Supervising Instruction for Optimal Learning
  • Data Driven Leadership for Schools
  • Apprenticeship in School Administration & Leadership A (Fieldwork)
Term 4
Jan – May, 2018
  • Leading with Human Capital within the Organization
  • Apprenticeship in School Administration & Leadership B (Fieldwork)