The CSML certificate is comprised of the following four courses, which can be taken independently or completed together in any order to earn a comprehensive certificate:

Please note: Leading Change, Leading School Strategy & Innovation, Leading People, and Leading Learning are each individual courses. While we generally run available courses simultaneously, we do not recommend that participants enroll in more than one course at a time.

Upcoming Course Schedule

Upcoming CSML course offerings during 2022-2023

October Term | October 12 – November 9, 2022

Application Deadline: September 30 | Enrollment Deadline: October 6

February Term | February 15 – March 15, 2023

Application Deadline: February 3 | Enrollment Deadline: February 9


Course Details

World-class Harvard faculty research adapted to the PreK-12 school context
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participants icon Features case studies of leaders from a diverse cross-section of schools and businesses from across the country
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Solutions icon Develop a toolkit and solutions that are tailored to improving your school
A PDF brochure containing an overview of Harvard's Certificate in School Management and Leadership for 2021-2022.

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