Superintendent certification program

Aspiring Superintendent & Leadership Academy

Take the next step in your career

Enroll in the Region 4 Aspiring Superintendent and Leadership Academy Class of 2020–2021.

 

 
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

REGISTRATION FEE: $589 (INCLUDES lunch & ALL PROGRAM MATERIALS)
 
Note: Our September 2020 session will be held virtually via Zoom. All subsequent sessions are scheduled to be held at Region 4 Education Service Center in Houston, Texas, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. according the latest health guidance for ensuring the safety of our team members and customers.
 
Optional: Expand your program with online instruction and in-district field experience to obtain complete Texas superintendent certification
 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2020)

 
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
SESSION 1 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M. | virtual
The Superintendency: An Overview 
  • Competencies
  • Job Search
  • Ethics
  • Board Relationships
  • Other Issues
     


OCTOBER 15, 2020
SESSION 2 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M. | HOUSTON*
Superintendent as Instructional Leader
  • Visioning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Academic Accountability
  • Special Programs
     


NOVEMBER 19, 2020
SESSION 3 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M. | HOUSTON*
The Superintendent as Financial Leader
  • Funding Sources
  • Public Education Finance
  • Taxes
  • Budget Management
     


JANUARY 21, 2021
SESSION 4 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M. | HOUSTON*
The Superintendent and the Law
  • Human Resources
  • Student and Parent Rights
  • Open Meetings
  • Public Information
     


FEBRUARY 18, 2021
SESSION 5 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M. | HOUSTON*
Superintendent as Operational Leader
  • Facilities
  • Transportation
  • Child Nutrition
  • Technology
  • Bonds
  • Safety
     


APRIL 15, 2021
SESSION 6 | 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M. | HOUSTON*
Superintendent as Community Leader
  • Life after Certification
  • Community Engagement
  • Advocacy
     

 
For more information, contact 713.744.6595 or mcruz@esc4.net.
 
*In-person format subject to change according to current health guidelines.
7145 West Tidwell Road Houston, TX 77092
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