• Learn To Lead – Denver Principal Residency

    DPS leaders interested in strengthening and developing knowledge and skills related to the role of a school principal. Residents work alongside the school’s principal and take on leadership responsibilities. This is designed for experienced education leaders to develop the competencies expected of principals in DPS. Learn more about the program at DPS Careers – Learn to Lead.

    * Program includes internship, residency, or fellowship


    Learn to Lead grows future principals who lead for positive change in our schools and communities. The program emphasizes leadership strategies and dispositions individuals need to be effective principals. Program includes seminars, on-the-job shadowing and practice, job-embedded projects, and individualized coaching. The target audience for the residency is leaders who are within 4 months of being ready for a principal role.

    The selection process for the 20-21 cohort of Learn to Lead will include two components:

    1. Complete and submit application including your leadership statement, and most recent LEAD evaluation and CollaboRate feedback.
    2. Apply and interview for the DPS Principal Pool. (This component is new.)

    Priority Deadline for Applications in January 31, 2020. 

    Please contact LEAD for questions.