NATIONAL ASPIRING PRINCIPALS FELLOWSHIP
ONLINE PRINCIPAL CERTIFICATION AND MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAM
The Fellowship prepares full-time teachers like you to become the effective principals and change-makers your students deserve. Through our online principal certification program, you will acquire the skills and practices you need to be a highly effective principal.
Why Choose the Fellowship?
Results you can count on: Built upon the the largest evidence-base of effective principal preparation in the country
Centered on equity: Designed to honor the experiences of educators of color and center culturally-responsive instruction to create schools where everyone thrives
Community of peers: Learn from expert principals and alongside educators who share your vision for education
For Full-Time Teachers: Fulfill your certification and residency requirements in your school, in your current role, with courses online
Real-time Feedback: Monthly individualized coaching sessions support daily leadership practice so you're ready to lead from day one
Fast-track to certification: Become principal-ready in as little as 10 months through a network of accredited college and university partners
Network of support: Ongoing access to mentorship, coaching, leadership seminars and a national alumni community to support and sustain you
Hear From Our Fellows
One Fellowship. Two program tracks.
18 credit hours
For those who already have a master's degree
Certification + Master's Track
30 credit hours
A Program Design Centered in Equity
New Leaders Transformational Leadership Framework™ to develop effective, evidence-based leadership actions that are central to sustained school improvement and student success
Morehouse Center for Excellence in Education’s CANDLE Framework to enhance content focused on racial literacy, social justice, and culturally-responsive practice
Clark Atlanta University’s distinguished history and demonstrated expertise in preparing competent, autonomous, critical-thinking candidates for P12 schools, particularly those belonging to culturally and linguistically diverse groups