Focus Areas

Governance and Executive Leadership
Effective leadership skills are necessary to transform public education. Learn how to align resources to achieve district standards and priorities and understand education reform.

Innovations in District Management
Learn how to deal with economic challenges, manage local bond initiatives, and deal with hot topics such as common core standards and data-driven decisions.

Legal and Legislative Advocacy
Shape the debate: Learn about current national topics that are affecting education leaders and impacting local control and governance.

Professional and Personal Development
Take in knowledge designed specifically for you and your personal development -- from leadership skills and managing people to making better personal use of technology.

School Board/Superintendent Partnerships
Learn the different roles and responsibilities of the board and superintendents, and how to collaborate and develop long-term successful relationships inside and outside the system.

Student Achievement and Accountability
Understand the factors which set conditions to optimize teaching and learning, narrow or eliminate the achievement gap, accountability, and continuous improvement within a system.

Technology + Learning Solutions
Hands-on sessions, workshops, and site visits on how technology is transforming school districts with relevant knowledge for technology directors, administrators and board members.