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The Principals' Center

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Engaging in active leadership development

To encourage school leaders to actively engage in leadership development, the Principals’ Center will:

  • sponsor and lead workshops, conversations, and reflection, based on current research and best practice,
  • provide opportunities to build collegial relationships promote the mutual exchange of ideas relevant to professional growth,
  • engage the Stritch graduate faculty and students in a mutual exchange of ideas with school leaders so that all will learn from one another, and
  • support school leaders in facilitating effective practice that positively impacts student achievement.
The Principal's Center will be held

Thursday, February 23, 2023

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Brookfield.


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Open to all school and district leaders

Participation in the programs/services organized and sponsored by the Principals’ Center is open to all leaders of public, parochial, and private K-12 schools/districts

Questions about the Principals’ Center and its programs/services can be directed to any member of the Board of Directors or to or (414) 410-4372.

The Principals’ Center is governed by a Board of Directors whose members are practicing or retired school leaders and a faculty liaison from the University.

Mike Budisch  (Faculty Liaison)

Mary Garcia-Velez

Michelle Garven

Dennis Griffin

Melissa Horn

April Nelson

Steve Newcomer  (Chair)

Debra Paradowski

Jocelyn Sulsberger

Michele Trawicki