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MCLA Leadership Academy Plans Virtual Info Sessions in February and March

NORTH ADAMS, MASS.—MCLA Leadership Academy, a postgraduate program for educators looking to take the next step in their careers, will hold a series of information sessions in February and March for prospective students. Leadership Academy faculty and administrators will be available to answer questions about the program and application process.


MCLA’s Leadership Academy has existed since 1997, and during this time, over 2,000 school and district leaders have obtained administrative credentials while strengthening their commitment to equity and justice in their schools and all schools, expanding content knowledge, experiencing the influence of cultural venues on learning, and establishing lasting professional connections with faculty and peers.


MCLA Leadership Academy is sanctioned by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and is designed for educators who seek to advance professionally while working. Leadership Academy graduates have become school administrators, superintendents, and leaders in the field of education. Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2022; learn more and apply at or email for more information.


Info Sessions 

  • February 1, 2022:  6:30 p.m.
  • February 3, 2022:  4:00 p.m.
  • March 22, 2022:  6:30 p.m.
  • March 24, 2022:  4:00 p.m.


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About MCLA:
At MCLA, we’re here for all — and focused on each — of our students. Classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate our students as individuals, as leaders, communicators, fully empowered to make their impressions on the world. In addition to our 127-year commitment to public education, we have fortified our commitment to equitable academic excellence. For nine of the last 11 years, MCLA has been named a Top Ten College by U.S. News and World Report. MCLA also appears on the organization’s list of top National Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Since the list was created, MCLA has risen to #21 as a Top Performer on Social Mobility and ranks first among all Massachusetts schools, which measures how well schools graduate students who receive Federal Pell Grants.

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