Aspiring Superintendents Academy® Summer Cohort
Developing transformational leaders.
The Aspiring Superintendents Academy® is AASA’s signature professional learning opportunity for aspiring district leaders. The summer cohort of this academy balances mandatory in-person sessions and virtual Zoom meetings throughout the school year, connecting participants with an experienced superintendent mentor. Each participant will complete a Capstone Project, to be presented during the final session of the program.
Participants will cover a wide range of essential topics, providing you with a deep understanding of the leadership role of a successful superintendent. Graduates will be transformational leaders who are well-equipped to lead student-centered, future-driven schools with creativity, vision and a commitment to the whole learner.
Who Should Apply?
Anyone who aspires to be a superintendent is encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to principals and central office professionals.
Academy Curriculum Covers:
- Framing the Superintendent Role: Knowing Yourself and Your Leadership Strengths and Areas for Growth
- Leading for Equity with Urgency
- Understanding Governance
- Building a Community of Support
- Balancing Leadership
- Leading Learning
In-Person Meeting Dates and Details
July 10-11, 2024 9:00am-4:00pm ET & July 12, 2024 9:00am-noon ET | AASA Office, Alexandria, Va.
October 9-10, 2024 8:00am-4:00pm CT & October 11, 2024 9:00-noon CT | Chicago Area
March 4, 2025 8:00am-4:00pm CT & March 5, 2025 8:00am-1:00pm CT | Prior to NCE 2025 in New Orleans, La.
Virtual Meeting Dates and Details
September 19, 2024 4:00pm-5:30 pm ET
November 12, 2024 4:00pm-5:30 pm ET
December 10, 2024 4:00pm-5:30pm ET
January 14, 2025 4:00pm-5:30pm ET
February 18, 2025 4:00pm-5:30pm ET
July 10, 2024 to March 5, 2025
Applications are due June 10, 2024
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