John Wallace Middle School announces UCAPP alum, Dan Dias, as the new Assistant Principal on the Newington Public Schools website.[Read More]
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Within an hour of her retirement back in 2010, the University of Connecticut Administrator Preparation Program offered distinguished principal Dale Bernardoni, Ed.D., a position as a clinical supervisor. Dr. Bernardoni has been with the UCAPP Program ever since, working alongside other outstanding faculty to prepare the next generation of school leaders in Connecticut. Earlier this […][Read More]
Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared on the Neag School website and was written by Shawn Kornegay. In our recurring 10 Questions series, the Neag School catches up with students, alumni, faculty, and others throughout the year to give you a glimpse into their Neag School experience and their current career, research, or community activities. Four-time alum […][Read More]
Written by: Joanne Manginelli, UCAPP’s UPPI Program Coordinator On Saturday, April 29th, the University of Connecticut Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP) held their 3rd Annual Change Project Day at Laurel Hall in Storrs. 38 Neag students, approaching graduation from the School Administrator’s 6th year certificate program presented their final projects to their mentors, clinical supervisors, UCAPP […][Read More]
The University of Connecticut Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP) is a school leadership preparation program in the Neag School of Education. UCAPP’s mission is to prepare highly qualified school leaders to promote equity and excellence in schools throughout Connecticut.
UCAPP currently has 90 students enrolled in three distinct delivery models. The Traditional model is the original university-based course model which has graduated more than 60 cohorts in its 26 years of existence. The Preparing Leaders for Urban Schools (PLUS) model is a pipeline development initiative in its third year aimed at preparing urban school leaders in the Hartford and New Haven school systems. The Residency model is an intensive model which focuses on preparing turnaround principal candidates to lead schools needing dramatic improvement.