DA’s National Superintendents Academy equips aspiring K-12 superintendents with the skills, systems, and relationships they need to successfully .. Read more step up to the superintendency and, once in the role, to drive significant positive transformations in culture and achievement for their districts. Graduates are prepared to inspire and lead school districts toward the cultural shifts that enable better collaboration between stakeholders, a stronger focus on the mission, and improved outcomes for every learner. Your cohort will comprise fellow high-performing leaders in education, as well as executives from the private sector and other not-for-profit organizations. A rigorous selection process and the limited number of seats for each cohort ensure that you will be learning and working toward your goals among individuals who are driven, successful and eager to advance their careers. Learn from highly successful superintendents and executives who share the essential systems and leadership philosophies they have used to significantly increase performance across large organizations. You will complete the program equipped with a solid mastery of the complex academic, political and logistical rigors inherent in running a K-12 school district – communicating effectively with your school board, managing a large organization, and building an inspired, empowered and accountable culture that supports student achievement and leads to continuous growth and improvement. Participation in the National Superintendents Academy program not only prepares you to move on to the superintendency, it will give you a better understanding of your current district superintendent’s role, enable you to better support their administration, and help you to perform more effectively in your current role.
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