Application: AASA/USC Urban Superintendents Academy

The AASA/USC 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. Tuition fee includes an assigned mentor, all course materials, catered meals during the Academy meetings, access to all online course materials, collaborations tools and relevant resources jointly issued AASA/USC certificate and continuing education units from USC.

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

Tuition Fee: 

Non-Members: $7,000

AASA Members: $6,500

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The Rossier School of Education at USC has a long and proud legacy of training educational leaders who serve in school districts throughout the nation. Through our partnership with AASA we are able to bring our expertise to prepare a new generation of urban district leaders to confront the most complex challenges facing schools today. 

Pedro Noguera

Dean, USC Rossier School of Education