Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be due in January 2022.


    The purpose of the Aspiring Leaders Program is to prepare candidates with the skills and knowledge necessary for successful school leadership.


    Teachers and district administrators who are actively seeking a position as an assistant principal OR completed Aspiring Leaders with a completion date prior to March 2017.

    If you completed the Aspiring Leaders Program prior to March 2017 and wish to remain eligible within the Assistant Principal Pool during the Spring of 2023, you must reapply to the program. 


    • Current CCPS educator with five (5) years of teaching experience and three (3) years of satisfactory evaluations (Final Evaluation score 66 or higher)
    • Recommendation from current principal/supervisor
    • Hold Florida Educational Leadership Certification, including passing scores on all subsections of the Florida Education Leadership Exam (FELE) and completion of a Master's Degree program or higher in Educational Leadership 
    • Fulfilled at least two (2) years as a teacher leader (Team Leader, Department Chair, Academic Coach)


    Look for updated information to be released via iBriefing in December 2021. 

    For more information, please contact Darren Burkett.