Professional Development

College and University Opportunities

The Center for Educational Leadership works in conjunction with colleges and universities to provide the highest quality programs organized in a cohort design and available at a reduced tuition rate.

PNW BOCES is pleased to partner with the following:

Bank Street College

Future School Leaders Academy - Cohort X - 2017/2019

Information regarding admissions for Cohort XI - 2019/2021- Nominations and registrations are closed for the 19-21 Cohort.  The next recruitment is scheduled to begin in Winter 2021.  


Cornell University ILR

Managing Organizational Conflict Certificate Series


Harvard Graduate School of Education

Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership (CAEL) - Five distinct 12-week online modules which may be taken individually or as a certificate.

The following modules are beginning September 24th, 2018:

  • Driving Change
  • Leading Learning
  • Managing Evidence
  • Developing Myself


Manhattanville Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Our Signature Ed.D. Program is designed to meet the needs of practicing and aspiring leaders in any educational context (e.g., schools and districts) who want to be a catalyst to improve student learning, build strong partnerships, influence professional and policy-making communities, and promote the public's confidence about the educational enterprise. For information session details, click here for flyer. Cohort 11 admissions are now open for Fall 2019.

Our Executive Ed.D. track is designed specifically for those who were enrolled in an accredited educational leadership doctoral program and completed all requirements but the dissertation (ABD). For information session details, click here for flyer.  Next Cohort beginning January 2018.

Our Higher Education Leadership Concentration (within the Ed.D.) is designed for practicing and aspiring leaders seeking to further develop their skills to meet the challenges facing two-year, four-year, and graduate colleges and universities, and to help shape educational institutions in the future.  For information session details, click here for flyer. Cohort 4 admissions are now open for Fall 2019.

Doctoral Newsletter- Fall 2017

Doctoral Newsletter- Spring 2018

Doctoral Newsletter- Fall 2018

To learn more, visit our website: Manhattanville Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. 


Pace University

School District Business Leader (SDBL), MSED, CAGS, and Masters in Public Administration (Online Program). Three Pathways available: 24, 36, and 60 credit program options.

Teachers College/Columbia University

Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP)

Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Yale Center for EI - Emotions Matter - Cohort 3 is closed for the 2019/2020 school year.
An information session for Cohort 4 will be held March 10th, 2020.
Please email Michelle Marello at to be added to the Cohort 4 interest list.

For details, call:
Center for Educational Leadership

Joan Thompson
Renee Gargano


To view our complete listing of Programs & Services for 2018 - 2019, please click here.