Great schools have talented leaders who ensure that all kids receive a quality education. The Kansas City Leadership Cohort was created in 2016 to support the next generation of leaders and increase collaboration across the city.
The Kauffman Foundation facilitates the Kansas City Leadership Cohort in coordination with Relay Graduate School of Education to help leaders elevate their skills so that students reach their maximum potential. Selected school leaders participate in a yearlong instructional leadership program through the National Principal Academy Fellowship and receives ongoing professional development in Kansas City.
Principals and principal managers who are ready to take their leadership to the next level can apply to the Kansas City Leadership Cohort. Application and manager recommendation forms are due January 30, 2018.
Application Deadline: January, 30, 2018.
Learn more about the application process (PDF)
Manager Recommendation Form
Currently, the second cohort of educators selected for this program are building their experience, knowledge and skills to elevate learning for children. The selected educators listed below are learning best practices, trying new approaches, working alongside leaders from across the country, and applying new skills in their own schools.
11 local school leaders were selected from seven different charter schools and districts to participate in the second Kansas City Leadership Cohort.