Leadership Programs and Classes
KASB offers two comprehensive leadership programs: Leadership for Tomorrow and BOLD (Business Operations Leadership Development). Click on the images or links below to learn more!
Leadership for Tomorrow
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.
Through five 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. In the past 13 years 221 school leaders have completed the program.
Business Operations Leadership Development (BOLD) is the newest program developed by KASB Leadership Services. The program is in its second year.
The 2017-18 inaugural class included 20 aspiring superintendents and beginning superintendents (within the first two years of role as a superintendent of schools) and were selected in September 2017 to participate.
The program focuses on enhancing skills and knowledge around the following topics: Building and facilities master planning; Technology planning; Finance strategies and planning; Procurement processes; School security; Risk management; and Human resource management. Six sessions at locations around the state were developed by KASB leadership staff. KASB staff, experts from across the state and KASB partners lead the training at each of the day long events.