Meriden Public Schools' Leadership Academy

The Meriden Public Schools’ Leadership Academy is year-long learning experience that includes targeted professional development on effective leadership and completion of a leadership project in the district. Professional development sessions will focus on all facets of effective leadership, attendance at select conferences, potential shadowing opportunities, and development of a personal growth action plan.  The program is designed to develop a cadre of educators committed to developing their leadership skills, expanding their leadership knowledge base, and taking an active role in school improvement and student success.

Participants will gain an enhanced understanding and ability to apply professional practice, concepts, and values in learning and leadership. Session topics will include:

  • Mission and Vision
  • Culture Leadership
  • People Leadership
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Organizational Management

2018-2019 Dates:

All sessions are held in the Board Room.  (One session is a weather make-up day.)

Orientation – TBD

Session 1 – Full Day (8:00-3:00) – October 10, 2018

Session 2 – Full Day – November 7, 2018

Session 3 – Full Day – January 9, 2019

Session 4 – Full Day – March 6, 2019

Session 5 – Full Day – April 3, 2019

Weather Make-up Date - May 8, 2019

We Believe:

  • Every child is entitled to a high quality education.
  • Teachers and leaders impact every child's achievement.
  • Collaboration improves student learning.
  • Building leadership capacity at all levels sustains our mission.

Academy Mission:

The mission of the Meriden Public Schools' Leadership Academy is to build and develop leadership capacity throughout the district through collaboration, professional development, and support, in order to increase and sustain student achievement.

Program Materials (Click to download and print)

Leadership Academy Coordinator:

Louis Bronk, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Talent Development

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