Assistant Principal


The Assistant Principal Institute offers learning experiences to increase the leadership capacity of the assistant principal and positively impact his/her school’s learning environment and student achievement.


Participants are current assistant principals.


The assistant principal, as a leadership team member will:

  • Use the organization’s mission, vision, and beliefs to integrate administrative and instructional practices;
  • Lead transformational change efforts at the intersection of administrative and instructional practice;
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of effective practices for teaching and learning for adults and students;
  • Model effective communication skills with all stakeholder groups;
  • Assist in the access, analysis, and use of data that results in improved student and adult performance; and
  • Assist in decision-making for the strategic use of resources (time, money, and people) to improve student and adult performance.

Length of Institute

Three two-day residential learning experiences.


The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, Morrilton


There is a $1,300 institute fee.


Applications for the 2020-21 school year are now available.

Assistant Principal Institute Application 2020-2021

Submit your application to:
Lisa Cook,
Arkansas Leadership Academy
346 N. West Ave., No. 318
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Please contact Brenda Tash at 479-857-8831 or for more information.