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Summer Principals Academy
The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership
Cory L. Cain
Cory L. Cain teaches 11th and 12th grade Biology, Physics, and Engineering at Urban Prep Charter Academy – Englewood, the United States' first all-male public charter high school, that serves boys in underserved African-American communities. In this position he has focused on communicative approaches to teacher-led professional development, cooperative learning, and data-driven instructive practices and has led the science department to record ACT scores. Previously, he led a teacher-led hiring initiative, he created, based on behavior-based interviewing, developed Yale-based, social emotional training classes for teachers and has spent the last few years on the Instructional leadership team. He aspires to learn what it takes to participate in a team that works together to run a high-performing school, particularly while learn top-notched practices while at Columbia.