Program Details

 

AASA National Superintendent Certification Program®

 

SCHEDULE

Midwest Cohort Class of 2024 | Applications are now being accepted!
  • Session 1- February 13-15, 2023, San Antonio, TX, prior to NCE 
  • Session 2-October 4-6, 2023, Virtual or in person- TBD
  • Session3-February 12-14, 2024, in San Diego, CA prior to NCE
  • Session 4/Graduation- October 16-18, 2024, Virtual or in person- TBD

 APPLY BY JANUARY 20, 2023   

East Cohort Class of 2024

  • Session 1 Sept. 29 & 30 and Nov. 10 & 11, 2022, 11am-4pm ET - VIRTUAL
  • Session 2- February 13-15, 2023, San Antonio, TX, prior to NCE
  • Session 3: Sept. 28, 29 & 30, 2023 - VIRTUAL 
  • Session 4/Graduation: February 12-14, 2024, in San Diego, CA  prior to NCE

West Cohort Class of 2023
  • Session 4/Graduation: February 13-15, 2023, San Antonio, TX, prior to NCE

All in-person meetings are subject to pandemic conditions and maybe changed to virtual or hybrid sessions.

FACULTY
 The AASA National Superintendent Certification Program® includes nationally recognized leaders, current and former superintendents as the lead educators, content experts and mentors. The current faculty include:
 
Dan Domenech, Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association

Mort Sherman, Senior Associate Executive Director, Leadership Network, AASA, The School Superintendents Association

Valerie Truesdale, Assistant Executive Director, Leadership Network, AASA, The School Superintendents Association

Amy Sichel, Lead Superintendent, AASA National Superintendent Certification Program® & Superintendent (ret) Abington School District (PA), AASA Past President

Sheldon Berman, Superintendent (ret.), Andover, MA

Elie Brady, Superintendent, Portsmouth Public Schools, VA

Yvonne Brandon, Superintendent (ret), Richmond (VA) Public Schools

Shari Camhi, Superintendent, Baldwin Union Free School District (NY), AASA President   

Nicholas Clement, Superintendent (ret), Flowing Wells (AZ) School District

Robert Copeland, Superintendent (ret) Lower Merion School District (PA)

Gladys Cruz, Superintendent, BOCES (NY) , AASA Presiden-Elect

Susan Enfield, Superintendent, Highline (WA) Public Schools

Chris Gaines, Superintendent, Mehlville School District (MO), AASA Past President

Thomas Gentzel, former Executive Director, National School Boards Association 

Patricia Greco, Superintendent (ret), School District of Menomonee Falls (WI)

Lupita Hightower, Superintendent, Tolleson Elementary (AZ) School District

Michael Hinojosa, Superintendent, Dallas (TX) Independent School District

Paul Imhoff, Superintendent , Upper Arlington (OH), AASA Past President

Keith Krueger, Executive Director, Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)

Ann McMullan Lead Consultant for Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)

Steve Murley, Superintendent, Iowa City (IA) Community School District

Noelle Ellerson Ng, Associate Executive Director, Advocacy and Governance, AASA  

Sasha Pudelski, Advocacy Director, AASA

Carla Santorno, Superintendent (ret) Tacoma Public Schools (WA)

Dave Schuler, Superintendent, Township (IL) High School District #214, AASA Past President

Aaron Spence, Superintendent, Virginia Beach (VA) City Public Schools

Brian Troop, Superintendent, Ephrata Area School District, (PA)

Cheryl Woodshouse, Chief Human Resources Officer, Virginia Beach (VA) City Public Schools

Bridget Weiss, Superintendent, Juneau School District (AK)

TOPICS
 The AASA National Superintendent Certification Program® Curriculum includes in-depth investigation through real-world case studies and current issues and events. Each cohort will focus on the following key topics:

  • Gathering the Group and Building Community
  • Ethics and Professional Norms for Superintendents Serving Students of Today and Tomorrow
  • Promoting Equity and Cultural Responsiveness: Building a Shared Vision of Student Achievement and Well Being
  • A Vision for Educational Leadership
  • Superintendent and Board Relations, Policies, and Procedures
  • The Superintendent and the District’s Communication Plan
  • Organizational Culture Building: Promoting a Shared Vision for Quality Teaching and Learning
  • Engaging Families, Businesses, Government Agencies, and the Community
  • The Superintendent as the Instructional Leader: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction  for a Future Ready Environment
  • The Role of the Superintendent in Promoting the School and System Improvement Process
  • Addressing Social Emotional and Academic Learning; Building a Community of Care and Support for All Students
  • Operations and Management
  • Legislative Advocacy and Culminating Capstone Projects
  • Putting it All Together: Culminating Capstone Projects, Reflections, and Graduation

If you have any questions, please contact Mort Sherman, AASA associate executive director, leadership services and awards, at  msherman@aasa.org  or 703-875-0726. You can also contact Amy Sichel, lead superintendent, at amy.sichel@aasa.org.  For more information, please visit the AASA National Superintendent Certification Program®, visit  www.aasa.org/superintendent-certification.aspx.

 
AASA Cancellation Policy:
To receive a refund, cancellation requests must be received in writing no less than 14 days prior to a program start.  Refunds are not granted for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events or early departure. AASA is not responsible for weather related cancellations, airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by attendee that are associated with the program. A $100 processing fee applies to all cancellations.


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