Three Ways to Lead

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Future Principals

This program is a unique partnership between Teaching Trust and Southern Methodist University's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. Participants earn their Texas Principal Certification and M. Ed. in Educational Leadership with an Urban School Specialization after two years of coursework and in-school residency. The program includes three additional years of coaching and support as Aspiring Leaders become assistant principals and principals.

Final Deadline: Sun. Feb 12 @ 11:59PM

School Teams

This one-year program builds strong leadership teams at the campus level to create a robust plan for campus improvement. Teams can opt into a second year of the program to receive ongoing support from Teaching Trust coaches. This program helps ready the broader leadership team within each school to realize its vision of an aspirational school culture and sustained academic gains. Teams must be approved by their school district in order to participate. 

Deadline: Sun. March 5 @ 11:59PM

Educator Leaders

This one-year program targets educators seeking to deepen their instructional competence and their influence as leaders on their campus. This program helps educators improve performance in their current roles and prepares them to take on larger roles leading teams at the department or grade level. We offer two cohorts to achieve this goal - Instructional Leadership and Adult Leadership. 


Final Deadline: Sun. March 26 @ 11:59 PM