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Aspiring to Leadership Workshops

designed to provide practical information and tools to assist those considering a future career as a district cabinet-level leader and/or superintendent

The PASA Aspiring to Leadership Workshops provide a focused and practical lens into current cabinet level and superintendent roles and responsibilities. Mock interviews are facilitated at the Central Office Workshop to help candidates hone their skills. Anyone who aspires to these positions should attend. Experienced and effective cabinet level leaders, superintendents, and other educational leaders facilitate the sessions. These workshops continue to receive outstanding reviews. 

Earn Graduate Credit! PASA is partnering with Shippensburg University to provide the option of earning three Shippensburg University graduate credits that can be applied to its nationally recognized Letter of Eligibility Program. The credit option requires two weekend seminars and a field experience through Shippensburg University, in addition to participation in PASA’s Aspiring to Leadership Workshops: Central Office and Superintendency. Those seeking this option must register for both Workshops, held on back-to-back days, and must be currently serving in an administrative or supervisory position. CLICK HERE for information on this opportunity.

About Each Session:

Aspiring to Cabinet-Level/Central Office Leadership
*overview of tenured and contacted term positions
*preparation for the move into Central Office
*interviewing practice and feedback
*transition and entry into Central Office

Allegheny I.U. 3 - Nov. 1, 2018  [This session has been cancelled.]
PASA Office - Jan. 31, 2019
(April 8 - snow make-up date)

Aspiring to the Superintendency
*assuring the right match
*the search process (led by practicing Search consultants)
*negotiating a sound contract
*entry planning and transition

Allegheny I.U. 3 - Nov. 2, 2018 [This session has been cancelled.]
PASA Office - Feb. 1, 2019
(April 9 - snow make-up date)

Workshop Schedule
8:00 a.m. - Check-in/continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. - Program begins (includes lunch)
4:15 p.m. - Program concludes

Questions about this program?
Contact Connie Kindler, Director of Professional Development.

Registration Fee:
$159 (per day)


Please note: The November sessions at I.U. 3 have been cancelled.
CLICK HERE for a writable form
click on the date(s) desired for online registration:

January 31
Cabinet/Central Office
February 1

Overnight rooms are available at a nearby hotel (Marriott Springhill Suites) on both Jan. 30 and Jan. 31 for $127 plus tax per night.
Call the hotel directly at 1-717-540-5100 and indicate you are part of the PASA Aspiring program.
(Hotel has a 48-hour cancellation policy.)

Registration questions should be directed to Jolene Zelinski, via email or phone at (717) 540-4448.