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NAESP Pre-K-3 Leadership Academy™

NAESP Pre-K-3 Leadership Academy

Join the third cohort in a year-long program designed to promote and build the capacity of principals and program directors to lead Pre-K-3 communities. Through a series of highly engaging professional learning experiences, NAESP’s Pre-K-3 Leadership Academy™ provides a high-quality professional learning and resource program to meet the needs of elementary principals and Pre-K program directors serving children from age three to eight or Pre-K-Grade 3. Advisors will provide guidance and support as participants explore student and adult learning aligned to the NAESP research and foundational competency publication, Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities: Competencies for Effective Principal Practice:

  • Embrace the Pre-K-3 Early Learning Continuum
  • Ensure Developmentally-Appropriate Teaching
  • Provide Personalized, Blending Learning Environments
  • Use Multiple Measures to Guide Growth in Student Learning
  • Build Professional Capacity Across the Learning Community
  • Make Your School a Hub of Pre-K-3 Learning for Families and Communities 

Apply to become an advisor

For active or retired principals, directors, or leaders of a Pre-K-3 program, school or agency with exemplary experience leading early learning.

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Apply to become part of the cohort

For those who are currently serving as principal, director, or leader of a Pre-K-3 program, school or agency, and who desires to further their skills as a Pre-K-3 leader.

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Application deadline April 5, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

 Program participation is free of charge!

The NAESP Pre-K-3 Leadership Academy™ is provided in partnership with CLAS and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education.