Cohorts & Academies
Learn, innovate, collaborate and grow.
Explore problems of practice, drive improvement in your district and across the nation, and better meet the needs of all learners through AASA's cohorts and academies.
Cohorts & Consortia
Collaborative professional learning on important topic areas, designed to deepen mindshare attuned to the discreet issues superintendents face and drive improvement in districts across the country.
Sep09Equity in Action CohortType:
CohortTopics: District & School Operations EquityAASA is calling to action school leadership teams committed to addressing the greatest social justice and civil rights issues in the United States – educational inequity. The Equity in Action cohort will facilitate intentional and deliberate actions to address equity in rural, suburban and urban school districts.
Aug25Transformational Leadership ConsortiumType:
ConsortiumTopics: Curriculum & Assessment Leadership Development TechnologyWork together as critical friends to learn and gain insight into emerging and successful models of best practices using digital media in support of effective learning experiences.
Jul27Redefining Ready! CohortType:
CohortTopics: College- Career- and Life-Readiness Curriculum & Assessment District & School OperationsStudents are so much more than a standardized test score. Redefine what "ready" looks like for your students.
Jul26Social and Emotional Learning CohortType:
CohortThe AASA Social and Emotional Learning Cohort is designed to help educational leaders and districts across the country meet the needs of the whole child.
Jul06STEM Leadership ConsortiumType:
ConsortiumTopics: Curriculum & AssessmentUse research-based STEM Leadership indicators to develop, evaluate, and improve STEM initiatives in your district, with the opportunity to be nationally recognized as a STEM Certified district.
May09National Women’s Leadership ConsortiumType:
ConsortiumTopics: District & School Operations Leadership DevelopmentWomen educators, leading learning. Through the Women's Leadership Consortium, AASA is committed to preparing a diverse talent pool of leaders to support America's schools and school systems.
On-the-job training, skill-building and personal growth opportunities for sitting superintendents and other educational leaders.
For Superintendents & Other Educational Leaders
Jul18National Principal Supervisor AcademyType:
AcademyTopics: District & School Operations Leadership DevelopmentAASA partners with the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership to bring standards-based Principal Supervisor Professional Learning Academy to central office leaders who support principals' instructional leadership growth as their primary responsibility
Jan23National Instructional Leader AcademyType:
AcademyTopics: Leadership DevelopmentAn opportunity for district instructional leaders to be refreshed and challenged in leadership skills and knowledge by looking through the lens of instruction, culture, and systems as they continue to grow as impactful leaders.
Sep01Newly Appointed Superintendents AcademyType:
AcademyTopics: Board Relations Communications & Public Relations District & School Operations Finance & Budgets Leadership DevelopmentThe Newly Appointed Superintendents Academy will orient you to the profession and help set you up for success. You will have opportunities to connect with other newly appointed district leaders and learn from knowledgeable, long-serving professionals.
For Aspiring Leaders
Oct05Aspiring Superintendents Academy® for Female LeadersType:
AcademyTopics: Equity Leadership DevelopmentThe AASA Aspiring Superintendents Academy® for Female Leaders is a powerful vehicle to put female leaders in the driver’s seat of their career.
Aug18Urban Superintendents AcademyType:
AcademyTopics: Leadership DevelopmentThe 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.
Jul12Aspiring Superintendents Academy®Type:
AcademyTopics: Leadership DevelopmentThe Aspiring Superintendents Academy® is a highly interactive year-long program that provides the real-world skills our next generation of superintendents need to thrive.
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