Novice Principal Induction Network (NPIN)



Will you be a new principal or an assistant principal in the first or second year of your principalship? How amazing would it be if you had access to support – for you, a team of teachers, and your school? Pinch yourself, this is not a dream!

We invite you to nourish your confidence, growth, and impact by participating in CLEE’s (drumroll please) Novice Principal Induction Network (NPIN)!

Through this opportunity, you will receive the CLEE support of critical friendship, collegial feedback, and powerful collaboration to cultivate your leadership and the shared leadership capacity of a team of educators in your school.  NPIN will help you be SUSTAINED so you can be the leader for equity and impact that you have always envisioned! NPIN is in the second year and this opportunity is not just for PRN graduates but for anyone in a new principal/assistant principal role!


NPIN information

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NPIN includes:

  • Peer to Peer network session to learn with other people who are new leaders.

  • Individual principal and team coaching with your leadership team, including formal observation sessions which includes feedback and collaborative problem solving around specific problems of practice that you are facing in your new role, observations on facilitative leadership, planning support, etc.

  • Train 3-6 members of your school leadership team with a focus on strengthening shared leadership.Participants will learn to facilitate learning experiences that engage colleagues in strengthening leadership skills and dispositions, giving and receiving feedback, and using data, research, and dialogue to improve instructional and school practices that close achievement gaps.

  • Support for you and your team to engage in data-driven change. CLEE will collect, analyze and report data related to the participating schools’ results through:

    • Use of a CLEE Learning Community Survey administered at pre and post to monitor adult learning practices

    • Use of student-level achievement data at pre and post

    • Use of evaluations of trainings

    • Findings will be published

Contact Kirsten LaCroix,, 401-523-3688 for program information.