Aspiring Superintendent & Leadership Academy

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Take the Next Step in Your Career


Enroll in the Region 4 Aspiring Superintendent and Leadership Academy Class of 2023–2024.

 

 
THE ACADEMY IS STRUCTURED FOR

  • individuals pursuing superintendency as a career choice,
  • administrators or principals seeking a senior central office position, and
  • central office administrators pursuing a better understanding of the superintendent’s role. 

 
THE ACADEMY INCLUDES

  • focused emphasis on key issues instrumental to a superintendent’s success,
  • distinguished speakers with highly successful experiences and statewide recognition,
  • discussion panels with prominent practicing superintendents, and
  • exceptional networking opportunities.

 
THE PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Six full-day sessions designed for administrators seeking superintendency or senior-level administration
  • Discussion panels with prominent practicing superintendents
  • Professional networking
 
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REGISTRATION FEE: $649 (INCLUDES LUNCH & ALL PROGRAM MATERIALS)

 

Registration deadline is September 14, 2023.

 

Please Note:

  • All Academy Sessions and the Final Training Session are held in person (unless announced otherwise) on Thursdays and begin at 9:30 a.m. 
  • A detailed syllabus will be provided during the Program Orientation
  • TExES Prep Session begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • Attendance at Academy Sessions, Saturday TExES Prep Session, and Final Training Session are mandatory.

 
Optional: Expand your program with online instruction and in-district field experience to obtain complete Texas superintendent certification. 

The academy does not include the Texas Superintendent certification.

 

However, you can expand your program with online instruction and in-district field experience to obtain Texas Superintendent certification. E-mail mcruz@esc4.net for more information.


 

Schedule

 

Sessions will be conducted in person and space is limited, so register today!

 

All academy sessions will be held at the

Pearland ISD — Virgil Gant Education Support Center

1928 N. Main St., Pearland, TX 77581

 


 

SESSION 1
September 21, 2023  | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
The Superintendency: An Overview 
Competencies, Job Search, Ethics, Board Relationships, and Other Issues
 

 

SESSION 2
October 26, 2023 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
Superintendent as Instructional Leader
Visioning, Strategic Planning, Academic Accountability, and Special Programs
 

 

SESSION 3
November 16, 2023 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
The Superintendent as Financial Leader
Funding Sources, Public Education Finance, Taxes, and Budget Management
 

 

SESSION 4
January 25, 2024 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
The Superintendent and the Law
Human Resources, Student and Parent Rights, Open Meetings, and Public Information
SESSION 5
February 22, 2024 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
Superintendent as Operational Leader
Facilities, Transportation, Child Nutrition, Technology, Bonds, and Safety
 

 

SESSION 6
April 18, 2024  | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
Superintendent as Community Leader
Life After Certification, Community Engagement, and Advocacy
 

 

TEXES PREP SESSION
After the TExES Prep Session, students will complete online test preparation activities before test permission is granted.
 

FINAL SESSION
June 27, 2024  | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
Final Training Session
 

 

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For more information, contact 713.744.6595 or mcruz@esc4.net.

 

 

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Region 4 Education Service Center
7145 West Tidwell Road Houston, Texas 77092-2096
713.462.7708 | PHONE
Region 4 is making improvements to the McKinney Conference Center and will invite guests to experience the difference in August of 2024
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