New assistant prinicpals to Atlanta Public Schools will have the opportunity to be part of the district's New Assistant Principal Induction Program. The program is designed to provide support to school leaders who are new to the role of assistant principal in Atlanta Public Schools. New assistant principals will be assigned a mentor, who is a successful current sitting Assistant Principal in Atlanta Public Schools, to provide guidance and expertise on APS' Definition of Leadership Excellence. New assistant principals and their mentors engage in multiple workshop series on development of high leverage topics related to APS' Definition of Leadership Excellence domains.
Definition of Leadership Excellence Series Topics
Build Culture: Crucial Conversations and Effective Communication
Lead Academics and Develop Talent: Professional Development Facilitation
Lead Academics and Develop Talent: Coaching, Feedback and Support
Lead Academics: Testing, Assessments and Accountability
Lead Academics: Remediation and Enrichment
Manage Operations: Master Scheduling
Manage Operations: Budgeting and Allocation of Resources
Manage Operations: End of Year Procedures
What do participants say about the New Assistant Principal Induction Program?
"The program provides opportunities to collaborate with others who are learning effective ways to tackle the many tasks assigned to Assistant Principals."
"These sessions help keep us on track as new administrators."
Wardell C. Hunter III, EdD
Director, Leadership Development