The purpose of the Principal Leadership Institute (PLI) is to recruit, train, and support a diverse group of individuals committed to the principles of academic excellence, equity, and integrity as a way to maximize achievement and opportunity for students in urban schools.

Students can expect a rigorous 15 month Master’s degree program aligned with the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders that will prepare the next generation of urban school leaders.

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Program Director: Nancy Parachini

Program Coordinator: Nataly Birch

Student Affairs Officer: Marisela Díaz-Vásquez

Phone: (310) 825-0830