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Leadership 

Leadership

Programs build leadership capacity at the classroom, school and district level through systemic development of climate and culture, equity, teamwork and instructional practices. Leadership licensure, degree and certificate programs are offered for aspiring superintendent, principal and educator cohorts. 

Equity

Equity

Our work is centered on collaborative development to achieve the goals of equity and inclusivity.  We aim to be intentional and purposeful to create sustainable positive change for both adults and students.

Behavioral Health 

Behavioral Health

Students' emotional wellbeing is critical to their development and academic growth.  Based on a wealth of clinical expertise from research and practice, our systemic consultation and programming supports student mental health and the promotion of a healthy school climate for adults and students.

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Cohort Leadership

Contact us to work with your District in a Sustained Approach for

  • Behavioral Health and School Climate
  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Leadership Development 



Andre Ravenelle

André Ravenelle Executive Director of Teachers21

Dear Colleagues,

I offer my gratitude and respect for the cooperation, care and professionalism you have displayed to support our school communities during this unprecedented time and wish you well as you conclude the school year. 

Know that we are a trusted partner responding to your needs.  Teachers21 supports K-12 educators in leadership development; behavioral health and school climate; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and curriculum and pedoagogy. 

Please reach out to me directly at aravenelle@teachers21.org regarding services to support your needs.

André


When we reconvene school communities this September, how do we ensure success?

The College hosted a virtual conference on June 3 exploring consequences of COVID-19 on learning communities and trauma-informed approaches to healing.

Access Resources & Conference Materials here.


Superintendents Roundtable

Invaluable forums to share challenges, opportunities and resources among trusted colleagues. Please follow this link to register your interest in joining one of our groups.


Diversity Administrators Roundtable

Invaluable forums to share challenges, opportunities and resources among trusted colleagues. Please follow this link to register your interest in joining one of our groups.


Leadership Institute for Experienced Directors of Special Ed

This year-long institute is designed to enhance and enrich the already well established knowledge base of the seasoned Special Education Administrator. Learn with current experienced practitioners as you adjust to the challenges and adaptations required for working remotely with Special Education Students and Staff. ALL sessions for the 2021-2022 Institute will be conducted remotely

Sessions begin July 20, 2021
Learn more here

Application deadline: June 25, 2021
Apply online here


SEI Full Teacher Endorsement Courses

The course will prepare Massachusetts teachers with the knowledge and skills to effectively shelter their content instruction so that the growing population of English language learners (ELLs) can access curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy. Participants will earn the SEI teacher endorsement upon completing the course. 

Tuesday sessions begin August 24, 2021 
Register Here

Thursday sessions begins August 26, 2021
Register Here


SEI Administrator Course

This course will prepare Massachusetts school administrators with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective reviewers and instructional leaders of educators who teach English language learners so that our growing population of English Language Learners (ELLs) can access curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy.

Teacher and Administror Courses begin in late summer early fall 2021. 
Register your interest 


Graduate Certificate in School Leadership for Educational Equity, Racial Understanding and Organizational Transformation

Now accepting applications for Fall 2021

  • A cohort-based program designed to be completed in three semesters (18 credits) of online coursework
  • Teaches strategies for effective communication, developing social emotional competencies and leading through adversity 
  • Small, diverse cohort model supports the development of meaningful relationships with faculty and peers 
  • Includes 500 hours of a supervised practicum 
  • Aligned to requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) 

To learn more, join our upcoming webinar June 24, 2021, 2-3pm EDT
Register Online


Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) Program 

Group Supervision for practicing school psychologists applicable toward requirements for the LEP credential.

William James College offers group supervision for practicing school psychologists. Clinical supervision promotes reflective practice, supports ongoing professional development, affords consultation on legal and ethical issues, and helps practitioners effectively address the challenges of providing school psychological services. Participation will:

  • Promote reflective practice and continued development of professional knowledge and skills;
  • Help the practitioner address challenges in providing schools psychological services; and 
  • Be applicable toward the 60-hour Supervised Clinical Experience requirements for the Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) credential. 

Register your interest