Leadership Academy 2020

Enrollment for Leadership Academy 2020 is closed.  Applications received after Thursday, April 29, 2020, will be placed on a Waiting List.

MCLA Leadership Academy 2020: Online

To ensure the health and safety of all involved with MCLA’s Leadership Academy, we will run the 2020 Leadership Academy online. The program will launch on July 7th following pre-work and orientation in June. All courses will be offered remotely, and internships will be designed by students and their supervisors to align with MA DESE guidelines and their PK-12 school and district protocols. We hope to be able to hold the November and March weekend residencies on campus, and a final decision regarding these will be forthcoming. It is our plan (and hope!) to close the year-long program with the Leadership Conference on campus in July 2021.

If you have not completed or submitted your application, we encourage you to do so by the priority deadline May 1st. If you have questions and would like more detailed information regarding MCLA’s Leadership Academy, please visit http://www.mcla.edu/leadership or contact us at leadershipacademy@mcla.edu.

Marianne R. Young
Leadership Academy Director, Instructor


  • A current Initial (or higher) teaching license
  • Three years experience teaching under this license
  • A master's degree
  • Completion of application materials including:  two letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and an official Masters degree transcript
  • A signed statement from the licensed school administrator who will oversee your internship. 


Marianne Young, Director:  Marianne.Young@mcla.edu

Michelle Delisle, Administrative Assistant:  M.Delisle@mcla.edu

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