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.


Competencies Close Gaps in Ed Leadership Prep

AACTE Presents: The University Principal Preparation Initiative featuring Program Coordinator, Dr. Richard Gonzales and current student Symone James. In our last episode, we dove into identifying the gaps between “learning” and “doing”, highlighting the work of University Principal Preparation Initiative. We learned that through thoughtful planning using frameworks developed by Wallace to address the growing […]

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UCAPP Alumna on Immigration

UCAPP 2021 alumna, Jharley Jones joins Jose Palacio, an attorney who specializes in immigration law with the R-K Law Group in Manchester on Eye Witness News

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August 30: Fall semester begins

November 15: Application deadline for early admissions

December 10: Fall semester ends

January 18: Spring semester begins

March 1: Application deadline for regular admissions

April 29: Spring semester ends


Interested in applying to UCAPP for 2022-2024?

Join a VIRTUAL information sessions to learn more about the Stamford, East and New Haven cohorts.

Monday, January 24, 2022 from 6-7:30PM

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 from 6-7:30PM

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 6-7:30PM

Thursday, February 3, 2022 from 6-7:30PM

Register here!