Urban School Leaders Network

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About the Urban School Leaders Network

A network for principals and assistant principals working in urban settings.

NASSP membership not required to join.

Urban School Leaders Network Facilitators

Taiisha Swinton

Dr. Taiisha Swinton-Buck

Instructional Leadership Executive Director – Community Learning
Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore, MD

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Jerel Bryant

Jerel Bryant
Chief Executive Officer – Collegiate Academies + School Leader
G.W. Carver High School
New Orleans, LA

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Upcoming Network Meetings

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Women in School Leadership Network Meeting

June 1, 2023, 7:00–8:00 p.m. ET

For principals and assistant principals to share challenges and opportunities of the profession faced by women, and support each other personally and professionally. Join here. Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Copy Link Email More

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Middle School Leaders Network Meeting

June 12, 2023, 5:00–6:00 p.m. ET

Members of this network meet monthly via Zoom to talk about challenges unique to preparing students for high school. Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Copy Link Email More

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Assistant Principal Leadership Network Meeting

June 14, 2023, 8:00–9:00 p.m. ET

Meeting the unique needs of the Assistant Principalship by providing opportunities to connect with colleagues, share current challenges, and celebrate successes. Join the next meeting here. Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Copy Link Email More

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Latest Urban School Leaders Network News

  • In honor of Women’s History Month and the amazing work you do as school leaders on behalf of your students and staff, we have gathered insights from five women on the NASSP Board of Directors who have faced challenges and […]
  • Some schools celebrate Black History Month with a big event that focuses on prominent leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Malcolm X. The problem is that students already know about those leaders, partly because they are so […]
  • As educators prepare for the start of the 2020–21 school year, we are facing unprecedented challenges as we seek opportunities to innovate, collaborate, and implement necessary changes to do what is best for our students. Here’s something you need to […]