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Summer Principals Academy NYC
Teachers College, Columbia University
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in New York City

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Cohort Model



Innovative leadership training programs point to the cohort as one of the most significant attributes of professional development. Both professional and personal bonds develop, creating networks of friendship and support that last throughout careers. The strength of our cohort is drawn from the following:
  • Diversity: racial, ethnic & geographic
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment to excellence
  • High Achieving

By working in teams, our students develop experience in pooling their knowledge, talents. and perspectives with others. They see not only that teamwork can lead to better solutions, but that it leads to increased commitment as well. When stakeholders are involved on decision-making early on, they are far more likely to be invested in the outcome.