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2015-16 Leadership Academy Cohort 2

The CEELO Leadership Academy is designed to strengthen leadership and management competencies of individuals with responsibilities for early childhood education programs in state departments of education (SEAs), early learning agencies and other state early childhood education agencies. The Academy will introduce concepts of leadership development tailored to state early education administrators designed to:

  • Build SEA leadership and management capacity to advance state agency visions for early childhood education.
  • Improve effectiveness of publicly-funded programs for children from birth through age five
  • Advance SEA policies and initiatives that improve Kindergarten through third grade teaching and learning opportunities
  • Partner with state leaders and organizations to build a more unified, equitable, and efficient state birth through third grade early childhood system.

The yearlong CEELO Leadership Academy includes four in-person sessions, interim online learning opportunities, and intensive coaching for each fellow.