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Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal Leadership Academy

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The Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal Leadership Academy is an 11-month program (September 2019-July 2020). Program Orientation will occur in August. Program Sessions will begin Tuesday, September 17, 2019.  A program completion celebration and book launch will occur July 2020 in the Washington, DC area.  The specific details will be shared during Orientation, August 13, 2019.


All sessions will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 8:00 -9:00 pm EST.  All sessions will be recorded and made available to all participants.


The program fee of $2500 (can be paid as a one-time fee or 6 or 10 monthly payments) includes an assigned Leadership Specialist, all course materials, access to all online course materials and expert presenters, tools, resources, certificate of completion, and  author spot in Next In Line to Lead: The Voice of the Assistant Principal Volume 2.




THERE IS A $250 SCHOLARSHIP (discount) awarded to the first 5 ( five) participants who complete the application to participate.



Topics covered via Zoom throughout the program are as follow:


Transformational Leadership

Leading With Your Strengths (Strengths based-Leadership)

Building a Positive School Culture and Climate

Data-Driven Instruction (leveraging Data)

Personal Wellness

Time Management

Interviews and Resume overview

Building Teacher Capacity (Developing Others)

Family and Community Engagement

Social Media and School Leadership

Establishing Trust

Family and Community Engagement


Mission statement – Our mission is to equip aspiring principals with the  knowledge, skills, and disposition of an effective school leader


Executive Director– Dr. Sharon H. Porter is an educator, best-selling author, leadership coach, publisher, and media correspondent.  She has served in K-12 public education for over 30 years, with 18 years of school administrator and central office experience in North Carolina and Maryland

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Join assistant principals from across the country as they embark on a year-long virtual  professional learning experience.


Expert presenters in the educational field will provide  monthly engaging  and interactive courses.


Each participant will be assigned a Leadership Coach.  All presentations will be recorded and shared in the private Facebook group.


The program completion celebration and Next In Line to Lead Book Launch will be held in the Washington, DC area, July 2020.


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