ERIC Number: EJ831171
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 13
Out of the Ashes: Building Leadership and Sustainability Amid the Chaos
Durden, Phyllis C.; Izquierdo, Jorge; Williams, James L.
AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, v5 n3 p47-52 Fall 2008
The Academy for Promising Leaders of Urban Schools (APLUS) was designed (1) to prepare assistant principal for New York City's urban schools, and (2) as the foundation of a continuum of planned leadership development. Piloted during the 2006-2007 academic year, APLUS is a partnership effort among higher education, PK-12 public schools, and a nonprofit consulting organization funded by the Goldman Sachs and Hewlett Packard Foundations. This article provides a discussion of: (1) APLUS characteristics and unique features; (2) APLUS fellows; and (3) APLUS program evaluation and expansion.
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Urban Schools, Leadership, Partnerships in Education, Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Nonprofit Organizations, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, Social Justice
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York; New York (New York)