How We’re Preparing Exceptional Principals
Click to learn more about how NC State’s College of Education is preparing principals to serve throughout the state of North Carolina.
NELA was one of two Principal Preparation Programs Featured for its Innovative Program in a Recent Publication by the Hunt Institute.
NC State University’s Educational Leadership Academy (NELA) seeks to increase student achievement by preparing and retaining principals in high-poverty, hard-to-staff, and historically low-performing schools. NELA creates a comprehensive leadership development and succession plan for NC high-need school districts. Each component is anchored in research-based best practices in leadership preparation and is designed to meet the specific contextualized needs of schools in North Carolina.
$3.75M Grant Will Help Train New Cohorts of School Leaders Through Innovative Principal Preparation Program
The NC State College of Education will be able to train new cohorts of school […]
Matthew Bristow-Smith, NELA Cohort III, weighed in on the NC School current school performance grade (SPG) model.
“Let me be frank about this: a single letter grade cannot capture the complex ecosystem […]
Jennifer Crisco, NCSU Principal Fellow, and Principal Bennett Jones, NCSU Ed.D., are making a difference at Clayton High School by embracing 21st century learning.
“Clayton High School is an example of what can be done when high-quality teachers and […]
90% of schools with a NELA graduate serving as principal met or exceeded growth for the 2018 – 2019 school year vs. only 75% of principals across all schools in the state reaching the same level of performance.
Our educational leadership programs include:
- The Northeast Leadership Academy: NELA Cohorts I – III
- The Northeast Leadership Academy 2.0: NELA 2.0 Cohorts IV and VI & Principal Academy
- The Northeast Leadership Academy – District and School Transformation: NELA-DST Cohort V
- The Durham Principal Leadership Academy: DPLA Cohort
- The North Carolina Leadership Academy: NCLA Cohort
- Wallace Principal Preparation Redesign
- Johnston Principal Leadership Academy: JPLA Cohort – Current Fellows
- Wake Principal Leadership Program: WPLP Cohort – Current Fellows
- The NCSU Cohort – Current Fellows
- NC State Leadership Academy: NCLA – Current Fellows
- NC State Principal Fellows Class 26 – Current Fellows