Are you interested in…
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?
Then KASB’s Leadership for Tomorrow is for you!
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.
2017 Session Dates
- Session I – March 2 and 3, 2017
- Session II – May 11 and 12, 2017
- Session III – September 21 and 22, 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
- 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