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Black Principals Network
The *Black Principals Network* is designed around the belief in the exponential power of connection and leverages this dedicated space to collaborate, support, and grow. The network aims to co-create a restorative community for Black principals through collective and individual programming focused on self-care, sustainability, and liberation through collective problem-solving, self-discovery, and access to high quality resources. To apply, please submit an interest form ( ). Principals in this network will: * Co-create a community for and by Black principals who are values-aligned and committed to the liberation of Black students and families * Contribute to a community of practice that affirms Black genius in all its dimensions * Develop nurturing relationships with peers from across the country and share resources, wisdom, and insights to promote self-care, sustainability, and social-emotional * Reflect deeply and engage in dialogue about current educational models and values tensions in PreK-12 educational settings while exploring new design choices * Support principal effectiveness and retention through monthly curated sessions * Access discounted mental health, wellness, and coaching services through national partners * Enjoy coordinated networking opportunities with peers * Provide or receive mentorship with network participants * Access high-quality, vetted, and relevant resources for personal and professional growth and support Members are individuals who: * Currently serve as a principal with at least 5 years of in-school experience (minimum of 2 years as a principal or assistant principal of a district, charter, independent, virtual, or parochial school in the United States) * Have weathered challenges, either professionally or personally, and demonstrated tenacity, perseverance, and maturity, and are willing to share their expertise * Commit to deepening or expanding their leadership in community with others * Demonstrate an individual commitment to advancing racial equity and pursuing liberation * Possess a resilient and ambitious attitude that believes change is possible
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