The Urban School Leaders Program is now in its 4th and final year, having prepared over 200 Tier I Educational Administration students and continuing to assist alumni with job placement.
APPLICATIONS NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED
Aspiring Leaders - Group 1 (G1) - Tier I: Educators without an administrative credential earn a preliminary services credential w/option to obtain a Master of Arts degree.
Aspiring Leaders - Group 2 (G2) - USL Alumni: USL Aspiring Leader Tier I alumni apply to continue their professional development and obtain job placement assistance.
Principal's Academy - Group 3 (G3): Principals at LAUSD local school districts where Aspiring Leaders G2 currently work are eligible to become part of this professional development group.
Urban School Leaders (USL) is an innovative urban leadership program with a clear focus: preparing outstanding educators for exemplary administrative careers in high-needs schools of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Local Districts 5,6,7, and 8 (now East and South LAUSD Service Center areas).
The USL program is made possible through a partnership of the following:
- CSUDH Educational Administration Program
- Associated Administrators of Los Angeles
- LAUSD, Local Districts 5, 6, 7, and 8
The USL grant provides stipends to defray the cost of tuition to all successful candidates.