Leadership Development Programs

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Aspiring Instructional Directors Program continues the pipeline work of the Leadership Development Office to prepare a steady stream of principals who are current in district philosophy and practice for positions of principal supervision and support.

Coaches Program includes professional development and support meetings yearly.  Coaches are assigned to support Induction candidates and New Principals. There are four support meetings for coaches scheduled throughout the year.

Transitioning Principals participate in a Change of Principal workshop primarily conducted throughout the summer season.

New Principal Support Program includes 1:1 coaching and monthly support meetings.  First year principals meet monthly and second year principals meet every other month throughout the school year.

Aspiring Principals Program including all Year 2 assistant principals, and those who have not previously participated in the program, should contact the office of Leadership Development to enroll.

New Administrators including all first year assistant principals, will participate in the Administrator Induction Credential Program. New administrators will attend a series of professional development workshops designed to provide a firm foundation in current administrative practice and district philosophy.

The Clear Administrative Induction Credential Program is for those currently in administrative positions who need to clear their credential (formerly known as Tier II).  It includes a program of coaching and professional development designed to meet state requirements

Future Administrators is designed for proven teacher-leaders who wish to prepare themselves for a career in administration.  Selected candidates will participate in a series of workshops and mentoring beginning in early Fall through late Spring, and upon successful completion, may be eligible for assistant principal or related leadership positions.  Interested candidates for the 2016-17 school year should preview the Future Administrators tab for more information about the application / selection process.


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Department Address
1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810

Department Phone
(562) 997-8328