• Aspiring Superintendent Academy

    This years application deadline has expired.  If you would like to receive an e-mail notification when the 2018 application opens, please e-mail Deana Crenshaw at dcrenshaw@iasaedu.org.

    IASA Aspiring Superintendent Academy (ASA) - July 10-14, 2017 in Springfield, IL 

    Have you ever wondered what you didn't learn in graduate school but you may need to know in order to be an effective leader? If you are thinking about becoming a school superintendent then #ASuperWeek in July 2017 is for you! The learning classes will be organized to provide for active learning as well as daily reflection time.  In addition, there will be many simulations during the week for hands-on learning opportunities.

       Learning class topics include: 

    • School District Leadership
    • Communication Strategies
    • School District Operations
    • Community Engagement
    • Action Planning and Next Steps

    Feedback from participants in 2016:

    "An amazing learning experience for anyone that has thought about becoming a superintendent."

    "A once in a lifetime, not to be missed opportunity to engage in the real work of a superintendent. Through presenters insights, mock situations and artifacts we created, I feel more prepared than ever for the role of the Superintendent! And I'll always know who to call."