New Administrators


Are you new to the field of school leadership? SAANYS has a number of resources to help you as you take on this very challenging and very rewarding profession. You are encouraged to review the expansive list of benefits available to you as a SAANYS member and stay current and connected with your colleagues through networking, social networking, and professional development opportunities.


The SAANYS Mentor Coaching Service

Now more than ever, it is essential that our school leaders be provided with high-quality support as they as they help build a brighter future for New York’s students. The SAANYS Mentor Coaching Service is designed to fill a current gap in school leadership development – the opportunity to grow professionally from a true mentor coaching relationship.

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NAESP Early Career Principal Community of Practice

The Early Career Principal Community of Practice is a national professional learning community for early career principals. It provides a space for principals in their first years on the job to network with colleagues and gain the essential skills of principal leadership. Learn more.

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