The Principal Fellows program, which leads to a Master of Education in School Leadership and a State of Texas Principal certificate, prepares a select cohort of educators to take on the challenges of urban school leadership in the greater San Antonio community by equipping with the transformational leadership skills required of successful educational leaders today.
The program is an innovative and intensive preparation for teachers who already have two years of teaching experience.
- Become Certified
- Earn a State of Texas Principal certificate from one of the state’s top program
- Elite Private School Experience at a Public School Price
- $15,000 tuition and fees
- Fully Accredited
- Accredited by the Texas Education Agency
- Mentoring Support
- Leadership coaching provided weekly to maximize the leadership learning experience
What You'll Study
A Framework of Excellence and High Expectations
Blending Scholarship and Practice in Education
Our faculty lead students through meaningful coursework facilitated by top scholars and practitioners in education locally and nationally. Leadership coaches provide weekly coaching to maximize the learning experience.
Experience makes the best leaders
Trinity's Tomorrow’s Leaders Principal program has been supported by a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the Ewing Halsell Foundation,
Additional scholarship funding from H-E-B and Texas Education Agency are available to students. As a result, accepted candidates receive a fellowship provided through this generous philanthropic support, making the program an affordable pathway to becoming a transformational school leader.
Students interested in pursuing a future Ph.D may conduct independent research with faculty and/or participate in research through the Center for Educational Leadership.
Center for Educational Leadership
Cohort Fellows are also supported as new school leaders through Trinity's Center for Educational Leadership, which will provide regular cohort-based convenings, national speakers on critical education issues, as well as targeted learning seminars for continued leadership development.
Center for Educational Leadership Distinguished Speaker Series
The program holds cohort-based convenings and hosts national speakers on critical education issues, as well as targeted learning seminars for continued leadership development.
Fall and Spring Educational Leadership Networking Receptions
Connect with alumni and school partners, along with philanthropic partners
When You Graduate
Creating high-performance leaders
Armed with real-world classroom and administrative experience, graduates leave Trinity ready to better the schools they lead.
Trinity prepares high performing school leaders, equipped with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for leadership within the challenging and changing context of education
- School Principal
- Instructional Coordinator
- Non-Profit Leadership
Our graduates are the preferred students to be hired in school districts.
- San Antonio Independent School District
- Northside Independent School District
- Northeast Independent School District