Aspiring Superintendents Academy®
Developing transformational leaders.
The Aspiring Superintendents Academy® includes a combination of mandatory in-person sessions and virtual Zoom meetings during the school year, connection with an experienced superintendent mentor, and completion of a culminating Capstone Project to be presented during the final session. The curriculum will develop your knowledge and strengths, and it will share skills to allow you to lead teams of people effectively. Directing the Academy are leaders with demonstrated expertise leading innovative school districts with a record of improving learning for all students.
The Aspiring Superintendents Academy® covers topics essential to developing a deep understanding of the leadership role of a successful superintendent. Graduates will be transformational leaders who are well-equipped to lead student-centered, equity-focused, future-driven schools with creativity, vision and a commitment to the Whole Learner.
Who Should Apply?
Anyone who aspires to be a superintendent is encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to principals and central office professionals.
Academy Curriculum Covers:
- Framing the Superintendent Role: Knowing Yourself and Your Leadership Strengths and Areas for Growth
- Leading for Equity with Urgency
- Understanding Governance
- Building a Community of Support
- Balancing Leadership
- Leading Learning
Resources and activities utilized to deliver each academy’s curriculum address the unique strengths and challenges confronting the specific group for which the program was designed, and each academy is personalized to best meet the needs of the cohort members.
In-Person Meeting Dates and Details
May 1-3, 2024 - Alexandria, Va.
Virtual Meeting Dates and Details
Lead Teachers and Mentors
July 12, 2023 to March 19, 2024
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Program Manager, Leadership Network
AASA, The School Superintendents Association