Naylor/CCSU Leadership Academy
639 Franklin Avenue, Hartford
Naylor/CCSU Leadership Academy (NCLA) is a Professional Development School (PDS), a specialty school with a focus on leadership, life-long learning and the collaborative preparation of teachers and other school-based professionals. Each semester, more than one hundred students and faculty members from CCSU’s School of Education & Professional Studies begin their fieldwork at NCLA with an Orientation & Community Walk. This tradition has been ongoing for 15 years. Led by NCLA School PDS Facilitator, Mrs. Nancy Hines and NCLA University PDS Facilitator, Dr. Karen Riem, Teacher Education students learned about the Franklin Avenue neighborhood with their professor, Dr. Maxine Howell on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. From now until May, professors and teachers will work together and CCSU students will assist in classrooms at all grade levels, working with students and families and engaging in projects and activities that support learning for the children of NCLA.