Become a school district leader

For Connecticut educators aspiring to advance their careers and become a school district leader, the Executive Leadership Program (ELP) offered through UConn’s Neag School of Education is a one-year program designed to prepare experienced educational leaders to serve as superintendents of schools and/or in other district-level leadership positions.

Graduates of this program earn endorsement for the Connecticut (093) Superintendent Certification and possess the knowledge necessary for successfully meeting the current challenges of district leadership. Cohorts are available in the greater Hartford and greater Stamford areas.

Days Until Application Deadline
Ends On April 1, 2023

1 Year Program

15 Course credits

093 Certification

20 plus cohorts

EKP students sitting at a round table. Text reads: Brochure

Jennie McGarry, Diane Ulman and Bob Villanova with a 2019 ELP graduate. Text reads: News & Events

Bob Villanova instructing an ELP class. Text reads: Program Information

Our Alumni

Photo Credit: CT Post.  Text reads: Paul Freeman, 2020 CT Superintendent of the Year ELP grad 07 and EdD grad 09


Alan Addley, 2019 Connecticut Superintendent of the Year. ELP Grad '08 & ELP Grad '14


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