Principal Preparation Programs

  • Dallas ISD is proud to offer a number of university partnerships for aspiring school leaders in Dallas ISD.

  • smu  

    Aspiring Leaders Program

    Southern Methodist University offers a two-year program aimed at preparing educators to grow into transformational urban school leaders. Graduates will earn their M.Ed. in Urban Educational Leadership from SMU. For more information visit: SMU/Aspiring Leaders Program




  • UNT

    Future Leaders Academy

    The University of North Texas offers a robust 30-credit hour Master’s degree program that prepares students with the skills and knowledge required for leadership careers in campus or central office administration positions. Graduates will earn their M.Ed. in Educational Leadership as well as an Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) certification.  For more information visit: UNT Dallas/Future Leaders Academy

  • UNT