Our mission is to prepare school and academic leaders for industrious lives by enhancing critical thinking, problem solving, collegiality, and creativity through exposure to quality development frameworks in leadership, sociology, psychology, curriculum and instruction, and data systems.
Vision Preparing leaders for students! The Office of Leadership Development strives to serve and advance Memphis-Shelby County Schools and the citizens of Memphis by being the State of Tennessee’s premier knowledge, research, and development epicenter for Transformational and Turn-Around Leaders.
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Do you desire to become a Memphis-Shelby County Schools’ principal or assistant principal? The MSCS Leadership Fast Track program provides aspiring school leaders the opportunity to earn a K-12 Educational Leadership Graduate Certificate in pursuit of a Beginning Instructional Leadership License. Licensure is provided through the University of Memphis or Christian Brothers University. Cohort members are responsible for book, practicum, and licensure fees, and the District will cover the tuition!