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New program gives alternative for principal ceritification
Updated Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 10:10pm
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|WDEL's Frank Gerace reports.|
Seven future principals say they're on a mission to make a difference in needy schools.
The Delaware Leadership Project, run by non-profit Innovative Schools, is a 15-month, principal certification that includes a five-week summer intensive and 10-month residency with a mentor principal.
Innovative Schools Executive Director Deborah Doordan tells WDEL the program goes above and beyond to prepare the candidates.
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The candidates, most of whom have education backgrounds, have to serve for three years as principals in under-performing schools after completing the program.
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