Leadership Development
Aspiring Principal

Professional development opportunities designed to build the knowledge and skills necessary for a principal position with a focus on organizational leadership.

  • Advancing Leaders Academy
    • Application Window closed for 2020.
    • Applications open again in April 2021.

Advancing Leaders Academy provides school and district leaders with professional learning and personalize growth opportunities related to Leadership Excellence.

Are you interested in:

•  Aligning your self with Pasco County Schools'  Vision of Leadership Excellence

•  Polishing and refining your personal leadership skills

•  Discovering the interconnectedness of our district

•  Networking and building relationships with leaders from across our county

If so,Advancing Leaders Academy is for you!

  • AP Eligibility Process

    • Assist with the implementation and scoring of scenario and written submissions used to determine assistant principal eligibility
  • New Leader Mentor

    • Serve as a mentor to a new assistant principal
      • Leadership Mentor Training
        • Professional development designed to provide mentors with the knowledge, skills, and ability to successfully support a new leader
  • Preparing New Principal Program (PNPP)

    • ​Application Window: April 7, 2021 to April 14, 2021
    • Purpose: The Preparing New Principal Program (PNPP) in Pasco County provides future principal candidates with learning experiences that align with the Florida Principal Leadership Standards as well as Pasco's Vision for Leadership Excellence. In accordance with 1012.562.F.S. - Rule 6A-5.081.F.A.C. Effective Date: December 2016. Applicants for School Principal Certification will engage in a yearlong preparation program that requires demonstration of excellence in all core leadership competencies.
    • Requirements: Internal Candidates for this program must: 
      • Currently possess a Master's degree in Educational Leadership and have Educational Leadership on their Florida Educator Certificate.
      • Have three years of successful experience serving as a school based assistant principal and currently be in this role.

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​Leadership Development is a subdivision of the Office for Leading and Learning

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