THE CONNECTICUT PRINCIPALS' CENTER The Connecticut Association of Schools
The Connecticut Principals' Center was established in 2000 for the specific purpose of meeting the professional needs of school principals, assistant principals and aspiring administrators.
The Connecticut Principals' Center currently sponsors an annual Summer Leadership Institute for career principals, a New Leaders Academy for beginning school leaders, a state-wide aspiring administrator program, programs to help administrators integrate technology into instruction, activities to encourage studies of the role of the principal by assisting researchers in this area, and a variety of professional development conferences and programs during the year for principals and other administrators.
The Center operates a web-site with information for principals that offers a message board system designed for administrators to exchange ideas and information. The board also has an area for the posting of principal and assistant principal vacancies (visit www.ctprincipals.org).
The operations and activities of the Center are initiated and overseen by the Principals' Center Board of Control.
There are also four sub-committees referred to as strands:
1. The Development and Implementation of 1. The development and implementation of the New Leaders Academy for beginning administrators.
2. Quality professional development for career principals through the annual Summer Institute.
3. The advancement of the understanding of issues critical to school leaders.
4. The integration of technology into curriculum and instruction.
The Principals' Center is funded in part by IGA, Subway and Digital BackOffice.