Public Education Leadership Project
What You Can Expect
Drawing on in-depth analyses of management and leadership best practices in successful school districts, businesses, and nonprofit organizations, participants will explore how to:
- Develop, communicate, and implement a strategy that achieves excellence across all district schools
- Create a coherent organization to implement the improvement strategy
- Build and sustain high-performing district teams
- Enhance both individual and group leadership skills
- Adapt effective practices from other participating districts
How Will My School District Benefit?
Going far beyond the basic transmission of skills and theories, this offering provides applicable lessons within the classroom that can be implemented successfully across your school district. The program is designed and taught by Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) faculty who are leading authorities in their respective fields. As recognized thought leaders on crucial management issues, they maintain dynamic relationships with the highest-performing urban school systems, nonprofit organizations, and corporations worldwide. Moreover, you will find yourself immersed in learning with a diverse and collaborative group of public education leaders whose insights and perspectives will contribute to your learning both during the program and well beyond. You will have access to a valuable professional network of PELP participants. Additionally, you will return to your school with the tools, skills, and confidence to refine your management model, develop new strategies, and improve the performance of your school system.