The Public Education Leadership Project

Improving the management and leadership competencies of
public school leaders in order to drive greater educational outcomes.

Our Impact

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Over the course of the initiative, PELP has partnered with 58 urban school districts from across 27 states representing more than 5.6 million students.

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Executive Education

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PELP Summer Institute

The PELP Summer Institute is designed for teams of eight participants, including the superintendent/CEO, and other district personnel from both the district-level and school-level leadership ranks to focus on a strategic problem of practice.

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PELP ABC Institute

This program has been exclusively designed by CGCS and PELP for school board members and superintendents in member districts of the Council of the Great City Schools, the nation’s foremost coalition of large urban school systems.

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Get Involved

If you are a superintendent or a district leader in a large U.S. school district or an active Harvard student, PELP has numerous ways to connect and engage with you.

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