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New Superintendents' Academy

Excellence in leadership has never been more vital to our children's success than it is today. The three-part Academy provides the concepts, competencies and professional networks necessary for new career superintendents and executive directors to design and lead cultures that promote the social, emotional and cognitive growth of all learners. Throughout all three parts of the Academy, participants learn from and with highly successful educational leaders and program colleagues who represent a diverse array of districts, intermediate units and schools across the Commonwealth. 

Academy Schedule in 2021-22...

Part 1: Strategic & Cultural Leadership - September 23-24
Successful leaders intentionally create cultures that prioritize relationships and value all children, families and staff. Learn strategies for assuring a great start within the new role, including the creation of a strong board of directors and leadership team.  

Part 2: Systems Leadership - November 15-16

Nov. 15: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (includes lunch, reception and dinner)
Nov. 16: 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (includes continental breakfast)

Successful leaders intentionally design systems that align resources, culture and the social/emotional/cognitive growth of all students. Learn strategies for creating strong internal operations and engaging community partners. (virtual or in-person) 

Part 3: Professional & Community Leadership - January 20-21, 2022
This session will be virtual.

Successful leaders prioritize the continuous growth of all staff and engage others in support of a future-focused educational organization. Learn strategies to promote the ongoing professional growth of all staff and strategies to gain and maintain the support of families, community and state and local officials.
Schedule each day: 8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (break provided)
NOTE: Although the sessions are sequential, participants do NOT have to attend them in order.

PIL Hours
Each two-day program provides 25 Act 45 PIL hours. Those seeking PIL hours must attend all sessions, view any pre-recorded sessions, complete a culminating project, and participate in an online learning community. All requirements must be completed within six (6) months of the face-to-face program.

Build a network of colleagues from across the state!
The Academy provides you with an opportunity to gain a statewide perspective from participants and session leaders representing the diversity of districts across the state. 

PIL/Act 48 (Act 45) approved 
25 hours per two-day program

PASA Members $249
Non-members $299

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Direct questions to:
Connie Kinder