2020-2021 Promising Principals’ Academy

The Promising Principals’ Academy is a year-long professional learning experience designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to successfully transition to the principalship. Academy participants are assistant principals, central office staff, and teacher leaders who have earned their Administrator II endorsement and have been recommended by their Superintendent or Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Access Academy content on the Promising Principals Academy Resource page.

Upcoming Event
July 2020- June 2021
The Academy begins with a kick-off retreat on July 21, 22, and 23, 2020 at Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland.


Contact Information
E. L. Mitzel, Jr., Executive Director
Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement
Division of Career and College Readiness
Maryland State Department of Education
200 W. Baltimore St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201-2595
410-767-0348 (office)
Edmund.Mitzel@Maryland.gov