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.

Recent News

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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Important Dates

August 29: Fall semester begins

November 15: Application deadline for early admissions

December 9: Fall semester ends

January 17: Spring semester begins

April 28: Spring semester ends

May 1: Application deadline for regular admissions

Information Sessions

Interested in applying to UCAPP for 2023-2025? Join a virtual information session to learn more about the West, Hartford, or Guilford cohorts.

Monday, March 27, 2023 from 4-5:30PM

Monday, April 3, 2023 from 4-5:30PM