School Leadership Team (SLT)

What is a School Leadership Team?

School Leadership Teams (SLTs) are vehicles for developing school-based educational policies and ensuring that resources are aligned to implement those policies. SLTs also assist in evaluating and assessing a school’s educational programs and their effects on student achievement.

SLTs are not just structures for decision-making; they are platforms for collaboration, shaping the path to a more unified and collaborative school culture. New York State Education mandates that every New York City Public School have a School Leadership Team, emphasizing the importance of a collaborative approach.

In addition, Chancellor’s Regulation A-655 (CR A-655) establishes guidelines to ensure the formation of effective SLTs in every New York City public school.