Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What teacher leader opportunities are available at the DOE?

A: Teacher leaders are the foundation of our leadership pipeline. If you have specific needs that were not addressed in the teacher leadership section, please feel free to visit our DOE Teacher Page or send us a personalized message.

Q: How do I become a school leader?

A: We are dedicated to continuously identifying aspiring leaders. Interested parties are encouraged to peruse our school leadership opportunities, read our leadership profiles, and contact the principal preparation programs directly to learn more.

Q: What resources and sources of information does the DOE use for leadership development?

A: The leadership library contains literature and other resources used by our leadership development programs to support their curricula. Although this library is not exhaustive of all the resources utilized in the New York City Department of Education's professional development experiences, it contains many widely used sources.