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Superintendent Academy-Phase 2: Identifying Effective Systems and Processes for Success

Superintendents, Keep the Momentum Going with Your Professional Learning!

Are you ready to continue elevating your leadership and make a lasting, effective impact on your school community? Our Superintendent Academy: Phase 2- Identifying Effective Systems and Processes for Success professional learning series is designed specifically for superintendents who have completed PASA’s New Superintendent’s Academy (NSA) or have at least one year of experience in the role.

This newly developed, comprehensive 3-part series will build on the foundational lessons from our popular New Superintendents’ Academy program and will equip you with advanced strategies to foster coherence and excellence within your district. By adopting a systems perspective, you will gain a deeper understanding of the complex, interrelated components of leading and managing schools, enabling you to achieve optimal outcomes.

Why Join This Series?

  • Systems Perspective: Learn to view your district as an interconnected system, rather than isolated parts, enhancing your ability to navigate and improve all system relationships.
  • Visionary Leadership: Develop the skills needed for effective decision-making and visionary leadership, crucial for driving transformative change.
  • Collaborative Community Building: Discover how to build strong, collaborative communities that support sustained, meaningful impact.
What to Expect:
  • Interactive Sessions: Engage in dynamic discussions about current educational opportunities and challenges.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow superintendents to share insights and strategies.
  • Actionable Insights: Gain practical knowledge and resources you can implement in your schools immediately.

Don't miss this chance to continue your professional growth and make a significant difference in your educational environment. Join us and be part of a transformative journey.

Register Now and Lead with Excellence! 

Academy Schedule:
  • July 31- August 1: Assessing the Educational Landscape and Identifying Systems and Processes
Topics will include: current challenges and opportunities in public school systems;  developing a shared vision and a systems approach for impactful change; practical tools and frameworks for planning and implementation; strategies for fostering a culture of innovation and accountability
  • December 3-4: Integrating Operations into Your District Ecosystem
Topics will include: Systematizing school operations, facilities reviews and planning, managing construction projects
  • April 16-17: Building Relationships for Successful Negotiations
Topics will include: Processes for effective collective bargaining, labor relations including Act 93 plans, superintendent contracts

Daily Schedule for Each Series:
Day 1:
  • Check in at 9:00 a.m.
  • Program begins at 9:30 a.m.
  • Includes continental breakfast, lunch, and reception with dinner
Day 2:
  • Check in at 8:00 a.m.
  • Program begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at approximately 2:30 p.m.
  • Includes continental breakfast and lunch

Full Series:

July 31- August 1, 2024

December 3-4, 2024

April16-17, 2025

Full Series
$800 for PASA members
$950 for nonmembers

Part 1:
July 31- August 1, 2024

Two-day Program:
$280 for PASA members

$330 for nonmembers

Part 2:
December 3-4, 2024

Two-day Program:
$280 for PASA members

$330 for nonmembers

Part 3:
April16-17, 2025
Two-day Program:
$280 for PASA members

$330 for nonmembers


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Book a room:
Part 1 July 31- August 1

Last Day to Book: Sunday, July 16, 2024

Part 2 December 3-4

Last Day to Book: Saturday, November 2,2024

Part 3 April16-17

Last Day to Book: Sunday, March 16, 2025