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Mission: Identify, develop, support, and retain strong principal leaders who are dedicated to student success in CPS.
Vision: Every Chicago Public School has a strong leader providing opportunities for all students to achieve their fullest potential.
CPS Principal Eligibility Process application dates for SY 2016-17 are now available here.
Our Department focuses on four main areas: Aspiring Assistant Principals, Principal Pipeline, Principal Eligibility, and Principalship. Click on the "more information" below for additional details.
Learn about the annual institute for CPS Chief-recommended teacher leaders that prepares them for their next step in leadership.
Learn about the Chicago Leadership Collaborative (CLC), a yearlong residency program for aspiring principals.
Find information on the CPS Principal Eligibility Process, the process that principal candidates must pass before they can be selected for Contract, Interim or Acting Principal positions.
Find resources for Principal Candidates, New-to-Role Principals, and Practicing Principals.
Department of Principal Quality
42 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60602
Page Last Modified on Thursday, January 19, 2017