Teacher Leadership @The Lookstein Center

Dedicated. Hard-Working. Talented. Inspiring.
Life-Long Learner. Change-Maker. Teacher.

Does this sound like you? Does this sound like one of the excellent teachers on your faculty?

Teacher Leadership @The Lookstein Center  is for teachers who love and excel at their craft and are committed to ongoing improvement. It is for teachers who care about impacting their entire school community while remaining in the place that they love most, their classroom.

Selected participants will emerge from the program ready to become catalysts for ongoing professional growth in their schools. The 16-month program integrates learning, practice, and the development and implementation of a school-specific initiative by each participant.

Program Goals
This program aims to support teachers in their journey to become intentional leaders in their schools and provide the tools to:

  • Understand and improve current school culture
  • Engender and contribute to a culture of professional learning
  • Build trust amongst peers to allow for greater collaboration
  • Give and receive growth oriented feedback
  • Effectively observe colleagues and provide supervision
  • Understand different styles of leadership
  • Encounter and work through resistance to change
Program Components
  • Online workshops and sessions
  • In-person workshops in the NY/NJ area (October 18-19, 2020 & February 7-8, 2021)
  • Personal coaching

With their coach, each participant will devise a personal growth plan and work to implement a Leadership Initiative project in their school.

Timeline and Important Dates
    • Applications Due: In light of the current health crisis, we have extended the application deadline until further notice. Please be in touch with Zvi Grumet for information.
    • Interviews (for selected candidates): April-May 2020
    • Candidates will be notified late May 2020
    • Program Dates: September 2020-December 2021
    • In-person workshops in the NY/NJ area (October 18-19, 2020 & February 7-8, 2021)
Tuition and Fees

Teacher Leadership @ The Lookstein Center is generously subsidized by an anonymous family foundation.

  • Non-refundable application fee: $85
  • Tuition: $1950 (does not include travel and accommodation costs for in-person workshops)
Upon completion, participants will receive
  • Teacher Leadership Certification
  • Membership in the Lookstein Teacher Leadership Network

 To learn more send an email to program director, Zvi Grumet at pd@lookstein.org