The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is an education equity-focused non-profit that works tirelessly with the belief that all students should have access to an excellent education right in their own neighborhoods. AUSL does this by recruiting and training promising individuals to be effective teachers. In addition, we leverage our nearly two decades of learnings through our partnerships with school communities across the country with the goal of unlocking student potential. Our holistic model ensures our students experience more with programs that aren’t always offered in public schools. To achieve the goal of providing access to an excellent education, we have three service lines:

Chicago Teacher Residency
Founded in 2001 as the nation’s first teacher residency program, we grew by delivering whole school transformations.

School Management
We inspire student achievement with our highly trained and passionate teachers who care for each child’s educational, social, and emotional needs. Last year, 97% of the high school students at AUSL network schools were accepted into college, and our students continue to show improvements in math and reading each year.

Advisory Services
We partner with schools and districts across the country to attain whole-school transformation where all students can thrive.