About AASA Aspiring Superintendents Academy
The AASA Aspiring
Superintendents Academy is a highly interactive year-long program that provides
the real-world skills our next generation of superintendents will need to
thrive. The Academy will cover topics essential to developing a deep
understanding of the leadership role of a successful superintendent.
| 2017 Program Dates:
- First Session: July 2017 Alexandria, VA
- More information and details coming soon!
MAY 15, 2017
The Aspiring Superintendents Academy includes four
mandatory in-person sessions during the 2016-17 school year, connection with an
experienced superintendent mentor, and completion of a culminating Capstone Project
to be presented in May 2017. The curriculum will develop your knowledge and
strengths, and it will prepare 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
Who is Encouraged to Apply?
Anyone who aspires to be a
superintendent is encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to building leaders and
central office professionals. Superintendents
and members of district governing bodies are encouraged to nominate
Participation will be limited to 30. Applications
will be screened for the highest quality candidates. Those selected for
participation in the program will be outstanding, high-performing leaders whose
next logical career moves would be to the superintendency.
Development of educational leaders who are prepared to lead school
districts and positively affect the success of all students, families and
- The Academy curriculum will cover:
- Knowing Yourself as a Leader
- Framing the Role of the
- Communications for Impact
- Leadership for the 22nd
- Supervision and Evaluation
- Governance and Board
- Data-Driven Decision Making
- Balancing Leadership –
Instructional Leadership vs Operations
- Human Capital and Leadership Development
- Leadership Development
* The registration fee of $6,000.00 will be invoiced upon acceptance.