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NJLA's Cohort Approach Offers a Broader View of the Educational Landscape


Register now for Series 3!
New Jersey Leadership Academy 2016-17
A partnership among NJASA, NJPSA, and FEA, with the support of NJDOE.
Now in it's third year of successfully meeting the professional development needs of today’s instructional leaders
  • A year-long experience of high-quality, sustained, and collaborative professional learning for district/school teams.
  • Three core courses with your cohort plus two electives on your own.
  • A well-developed, meaningful PDP, aligned to the 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, for all participants to implement.
Series 3 Core Courses
Transformational Leadership: The Power of Collaboration
1) Transformational Leadership: Instruction as a Collaborative Process
What is the vision in your school/district that promotes the deep learning of communities of practice to support curriculum and instruction? What is your role as a leader in developing and fostering the vision?
2) Transformational Leadership: Making Curriculum Accessible to All
How do leaders build a framework for robust curriculum development that is accessible to all students? How do leaders continually coach and assess educators in the implementation of the curriculum so that all students are mastering their learning goals?
3) Transformational Leadership: Breaking Down Barriers to Successful Teaching and Learning
How do leaders proactively confront barriers that impact the successful implementation of a strong and viable system of curriculum, assessment, and instruction?


1) Sep. 27, 2016
2) Nov. 1, 2016
3) Dec. 14, 2016

1) Oct. 6, 2016
2) Nov. 15, 2016
3) Dec. 19, 2016

1) Oct. 17, 2016
2) Nov. 29, 2016
3) Jan. 5, 2017

All academy participants engage in a three-session cohort. In addition, each non-NJ L2L participant will choose two electives on their own, which may be any professional development course listed in the 2016-17 summer, fall, winter, or spring calendar for NJASA or FEA, including LEGAL ONE courses, in order to meet school, district, or individual goals.
$750 per person for five sessions if not part of a district team or $650 if registering as part of a team of two or more. Please make checks payable to FEA.
For further information and to register for the New Jersey Leadership Academy,