The ministry of leadership in the Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago is unique. It is a call to be the faith leader, the instructional leader, and the steward of the school’s vitality and viability.
With the goal of growing leadership in the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools, the Office of Catholic Schools has formed a Leadership Academy for talented men and women who are interested in becoming an administrator in a Catholic school in the City of Chicago and suburban Cook and Lake counties.
The Academy launched with its 30 initial participants in February 2012 with a series of workshops at the Office of Catholic Schools. Participants form a professional learning community, and they receive mentoring by experienced, successful principals within the system.