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Aspiring to Leadership Workshop

Friday, January 15, 2021
This workshop is a MUST for those considering a move to the assistant superintendency and/or a superintendent position.  It addresses topics essential to a deep understanding of both positions, and the importance of high performing district level teams.  Attendees will acquire the knowledge necessary to prepare for, obtain and be successful in their leadership role.    

Dr. Khalid Mumin, Superintendent, Reading SD and 2021 Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year
Dr. Francine Endler, Executive Director, Central I.U. 10 and former Assistant Superintendent, Hollidaysburg Area SD
Virginia Montgomery, Esq., PASA General Counsel
Dr. Mark DiRocco, PASA Executive Director and the 2016 Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year
Connie Kindler, PASA Consultant for Professional Development and a former superintendent 


10:00 – 11:15 a.m. - PART 1
Why Aspire to the Superintendency?

• Preview of the role (competencies, wearing many hats complexities)
• State of the Superintendency (current data)
• The Leadership Team
• The Team of 10
• Q & A

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – PART 2
Aspiring to the Superintendency and/or Assistant Superintendency

• Leadership 
• Preparation (professional networks, professional development, mentor/coach, the right fit, interviewing)
• Contracts (including legal considerations, practical considerations, negotiation) 
• Transition (including entry planning, first 100 days, strong start, listen&learn&lead, relational capital)
• Work/life fit 
• Q & A

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. – PART 3
Aspiring to the Assistant Superintendency 

• Preview of the roles and responsibilities (in general, variation from district to district, competencies, leadership from the middle, relationship with superintendent)
• State of the Assistant Superintendency
• Member of the Cabinet
• Q & A

$39 - PASA Members
$49 - non-members

To Register:
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This program will be recorded. Sessions will be made available to all registrants.
Direct questions to:
Connie Kindler
Consultant for Professional Development