Redesigning Principal Preparation Through Strong University-District Partnerships

In 2016, the Wallace Foundation launched the University Preparation Program Initiative (UPPI), a five-year, $47 million project to help universities improve how they prepare future principals, particularly for the nation’s highest-need schools. In this webinar, two project directors and their district partners will discuss the purpose and design of UPPI, the development of their partnerships, their progress to date, and their plans for future work.

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Dr. Timothy A. Drake
assistant professor and project director (UPPI), NC State University

Brandon Garland
innovation officer, Johnston County Public Schools

Dr. Robert N. Corley III
associate vice provost for academic affairs and project director (UPPI), Virginia State University

Dr. Tracie A. Weston
director of professional development, Henrico County Public Schools