Application: AASA/Howard Urban Superintendents Academy

The AASA/Howard Urban Superintendents Academy is designed for those who want to take on leadership roles in our nation's rapidly-growing urban areas. Help accelerate academic performance growth and be a champion for historically-underrepresented and diverse populations.

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Gordon, AASA Program Manager, at


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Application Instructions

1. Upload a 2-page resume or curriculum vitae (CV) (PDF's only);
2. Complete all required short answer questions;
3. Provide one professional reference.
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Do you hold (or are you eligible for) a superintendent licensure and/or credential?

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Tuition Information:   

If your application is approved, you will be sent a link to register for the program. The tuition fee will be due at the time of registration. The tuition fee includes an assigned mentor, all course materials, catered meals during the Academy meetings, access to all online course materials, collaboration tools, relevant resources and a jointly issued AASA/Howard University certificate.

Travel and lodging arrangements are the responsibility of the program participant.

Tuition Fee: 

Non-Members: $6,500

AASA Members: $6,000

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If you want to be a change agent, if you want to see all children be successful, and more importantly, those children who historically have been disadvantaged, if you want to push your own thinking and your own perception of reality, then you need to join the urban superintendents program.

Kimberly Mackey

Principal, San Francisco Unified, Calif.