Turnaround Leadership Development Program

Turnaround Leadership Development - Program Launch - The TLD Program at Region 13 provides high-quality training, coaching and support to prepare leaders for work in turnaround schools.

Application Window for the 2017-2018 cycle is currenly OPEN.  Apply Now!

The Turnaround Leadership Development Program at Region 13 provides high quality training, coaching and support to prepare leaders for work in turnaround schools. Turnaround Leadership is defined as: “a dramatic and comprehensive intervention in a low-performing school that produces significant gains in student achievement within two academic years.” (Mass Insight Education & Research Institute, 2007)-The Turnaround Mindset: Aligning Leadership for Student Success 2011 Fairchild & DeMary.  Research suggests that high quality selection, preparation, training and leadership development and coaching is necessary for success.


To be eligible, applicants:

  • Are candidates in a principal or superintendent certification program or are already certified administrators
  • Hold a valid administrator/mid-management or teacher certification
  • Have experience or strong desire to work in low-performing schools


Benefits Include:

  • Well-established programs for training aspiring administrators
  • A cohort model based on best practices for networking and sustainability in turnaround leadership
  • User friendly blended delivery (face-to-face and online) program for working professionals
  • Curriculum that is developed and led by experienced and well trained administrators
  • Curriculum that is fully aligned with the Turnaround Leadership Competencies
  • Opportunities to develop personal strengths for leadership