Ky Superintendents Can Now Earn EILA Credits through the Leadership Institute for School Principals

Graduates of the new superintendent program of the Leadership Institute for School Principals will receive 6 EILA credits. The Institute, having successfully served more than 250 Kentucky school principals in its first five years, expanded its offerings this year to include this program exclusively for Kentucky superintendents.  Registration for the superintendent program, which will take place June 21-23, 2016 in Greensboro, N.C., is open now. Register here

Leadership training for Kentucky school principals is paying off

From Insider Louisville (March 7, 2016) – A review of state assessment results at schools led by members of the 2011 and 2012 Leadership Institute for School Principals “clearly shows schools led by Leadership Institute participants delivering stronger improvement than the state as a whole… Looking at all subjects combined, the academic calculations show strong majorities of Leadership Institute-led schools outpacing the state as a whole.” More

Local principals attend leadership training

From The Ledger Independent (March 2, 2016) – VANCEBURG — Two local principals are using knowledge they gained from a leadership institute in North Carolina to better their schools. Lewis County Central Elementary School Principal Stacy Kidwell and Fleming County’s Simon’s Middle School Principal Jesse Bacon were two of 56 Kentucky school leaders chosen to attend the institute in Greensboro, N.C., in July 2015. More

Study shows success of Leadership Institute

From Bottom Line (Feb. 29, 2016) – “This report shows that the Leadership Institute for School Principals is a unique and working program where the Kentucky business community can make – and, in fact, is making – a direct and important impact on the future success of our state,” said Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson. “Now, we just need to pledge – together – to continue to broaden the Leadership Institute’s work to offer training to every principal in every county in the Commonwealth.” More

56 Kentucky principals selected for executive leadership training

From the Lane Report (May 28, 2013) – Fifty-six Kentucky principals will receive executive-level leadership training as participants in an institute funded by the state’s business community through the Kentucky Chamber Foundation. More

Teaching the teachers’ teachers   

From the Lane Report (January 1, 2012) – If, as Kentucky policy makers firmly believe, an educated workforce is key to economic development success, then school principals who can lead and inspire their teams of teachers and students is a prerequisite. It’s in the works. More

Leadership Institute featured on CN|2’s Pure Politics

From Pure Politics (March 9, 2012) – In the ongoing quest to improve education in Kentucky, business leaders are sending some principals back to school.

It’s actually more of a boot camp. But it’s aimed at making principals better CEOs. The program is organized through the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and relies on donations from companies that “sponsor” principals to pay for the training.  The deadline for the next batch of principals to apply is Wednesday, March 14. Click here to view the video.

Kentucky Chamber members commit $1 million to train school principals

More donations needed to cover specific counties

On Jan. 19, 2012, the Kentucky Chamber Foundation announced it will invest more than $1 million toward creating a Leadership Institute for School Principals. Over the next five years, the Institute will offer new principals from public and private schools across Kentucky the opportunity to receive executive-level leadership training from the internationally acclaimed Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). More