Nomination Window Now Open for Class of 2017
The Kansas Association of School Boards is accepting nominations for the Leadership for Tomorrow Class of 2017.
Any past graduate of the program can nominate colleagues. Individuals can self-nominate and current KASB members can also submit a nomination. Once nominated, an application and further instructions will be sent to the nominee.
Are you interested in...
- Nominations due Jan. 22, 2017
- Applications postmarked by Jan. 29, 2017
- Participants will be notified by February 8, 2017
Then KASB’s Leadership for Tomorrow is for you!
- Enhancing leadership capacity at the local, state and national levels?
- Gaining understanding of key education issues through onsite visits and presentations by local staff and community leaders?
- Exploring education change theories, current state education initiatives and potential local impact?
- Expanding skills for effective in communications and advocacy?
Board members, superintendents and administrators explore change theories and strategies, gain training in leadership skills and expand understanding of education key issues for effective governance and raising student achievement. Visits to local schools, classroom observations and presentations provide a foundation for class discussion and collaborative analysis of issues and opportunities of Kansas education.
In the past 12 years 196 school leaders have completed the program.
Session Dates (Tentative)
- Session I - March 2 and 3, 2017
- Session II - May 11 and 12, 2017
- Session III - September 14 and 15, 2017
- Session IV - November 30 and December 1, 2017
(In Conjunction with KASB Annual Conference)
- Graduation - December 2, 2017
(During KASB Annual Conference General Session)
Through four two-day sessions, the KASB Leadership for Tomorrow program creates a greater understanding of the Kansas public education system and provides opportunities to develop leadership skills for effective governance and raising student achievement.
The program is open to any KASB member district’s school board member or school administrator. Participation is limited. Building-level leaders are encouraged to apply. Board members and district-level administration will be given first priority.
- Education Trends, State Initiatives and Impact on Student Achievement.
- Advocacy at the State and National Levels
- Leading Change in the Local Community
- Community Engagement and Creating Collaborative Cultures
- Leadership Trends and Change Theories
- Communications Training, Crisis Communications and Media Relations
How to Become Involved
- Four sessions conducted at different locations across the state.
- Faculty includes Kansas education practitioners, local and state leaders.
- Sessions are a mix of onsite visits and participants’ interaction and discussions.
- The curriculum is designed to build capacity through discovery and interaction. Participants are strongly encouraged to participant in all sessions.
The Kansas Association of School Boards nominations for the Class of 2017 Leadership for Tomorrow may be submitted through the end of January 2016. Any past graduate of the program can nominate colleagues for the program and individuals can self-nominate. KASB member superintendents and board members can also nominate. Once nominated, an application and further instructions are sent to the nominee.
The program is open to any KASB member district’s school board member or school administrator. For further information please contact:
, KASB assistant executive director for public relations and marketing
, KASB assistant executive director for leadership services
, KASB Western Kansas leadership specialist
, KASB advocacy and outreach specialist