Application: Aspiring Superintendents Academy® Summer Cohort

The Aspiring Superintendents Academy® will demystify the position of the school superintendent and provide a blueprint for success in key areas of the role. Through real-world, situational leadership tasks, participants will work collaboratively to prepare themselves to become the future leaders of school districts across the country. Aside from the experiential learning and growth that participants will undergo as a result of their involvement, they will also benefit from expanding their professional networks and interacting with a variety of highly experienced and successful superintendents. 

If you have any questions, please contact AASA lead superintendent, Gail Pletnick at

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Application Instructions

1. Upload a 2-page resume or curriculum vitae (CV) (PDF's only);
2. Complete all short answer questions;
3. Provide two (2) professional and one (1) personal references to contact.
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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. To obtain the AASA member discount, you must be an AASA member at the time of registration. 

Tuition Fee: 

$4,500 for AASA members
$4,800 for non-members of AASA

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