AASA/Howard University Urban Superintendents Academy

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has launched a distinct partnership with Howard University to bolster the effectiveness of school district leadership in our nation’s urban areas. Our cross-institutional partnership offers a dynamic approach to urban superintendent preparation and certification. The academy is sponsored by McGraw Hill Education.

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About the AASA/ Howard University Urban Superintendents Academy

The AASA Howard University Urban Superintendents Academy is recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. Drawing on strengths of its members and partners, AASA, The School Superintendents Association brings the most effective and inspiring thought leader practitioners to serve as instructors, mentors, and presenters. Howard University’s deep and historical commitment to academic and lifetime excellence inspires participants through the university’s faculty and other leaders. 

In addition to the National Certification from AASA, three graduate education credits are available.

Mentors will be sitting or recently retired superintendents.

The program is sponsored by McGraw Hill Education. Visit  www.mheducation.com to learn more about McGraw Hill Education. McGrawHill


 2020 - 2021 AASA/Howard University - Urban Superintendents Academy Agenda Topics 

Virtual sessions will be on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.ET  
 

AUGUST 21
AASA Urban Academy Summit
*hosted virtually

SEPTEMBER 26
Critical Educational Issues Facing the Modern Urban Superintendent
 *hosted virtually

OCTOBER 17
Dealing with Relationship Building and Human Resource Demands in Urban Educational Settings
 *hosted virtually

NOVEMBER 21
Community, Media Relations and the Politics of the Urban Superintendency.
 *hosted virtually 

DECEMBER 19 
Urban Leadership
  *hosted virtually 

JANUARY 16
Urban Leadership (Continued)
 *hosted virtually 
 
FEBRUARY 18
Overview of Urban Schools and School Boards
 *hosted virtually

MARCH 20
Goal Attainment and the Practical Realities of Becoming an Urban Superintendent
  *hosted virtually   

APRIL 17
Strategic Thinking and Planning
 
 *hosted virtually 

MAY 15  (tentative)
Capstone Presentations  from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Arrive Friday, May 14th if in-person)*

In-person sessions will be held at the AASA National Office, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria VA unless noted.  

* All in-person sessions subject to change due to pandemic circumstances.

For more information, contact Mort Sherman, Associate Executive Director, Leadership Network at msherman@aasa.org.