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Instructional Leader Empowerment

ALA Now Accepting Applications for Instructional Leader Empowerment Cohort 2024-2025!

The Arkansas Leadership Academy (ALA) is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for Instructional Leader Empowerment for the 2024-2025 school year.


The Arkansas Leadership Academy’s (ALA) Instructional Leader Empowerment is for those within the school system that impact and support teachers and instruction in the classroom and may include principals, assistant principals, deans and directors, instructional facilitators, curriculum and instructional coaches, and district instructional leaders.

ALA Instructional LeaderPurpose and Design

The purpose of Instructional Leader Empowerment (ILE) is to support growth through a focus on improving instruction in the classroom. ILE provides professional learning and sharing opportunities from both national subject matter experts and local Arkansas educators. Sessions focus on developing and nurturing a plan and process for instructional leaders to impact and support classroom teachers and instruction in the classroom.

ILE will include three, two-day onsite interactions and one, one-day interaction, for a total of seven days of content delivery and sharing.

Content and Focus

Through Instructional Leader Empowerment, participants will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the professional practice of an instructional leader
  • Develop a plan for implementation and monitoring of an instructional model
  • Engage in leading and facilitating collaborative curriculum conversations
  • Engage in cycle of inquiry in order to define a theory of action
  • Define collective leader efficacy

Instructional Leader Empowerment Events

Upcoming Events