KASB seeks nominations for LFT Class of 2019Scott Rothschild
By Carol Pitts, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kansas Association of School Boards is accepting nominations for the Leadership for Tomorrow Class of 2019. Any past graduate of the program can nominate colleagues. Individuals can self-nominate and current KASB members can also submit a nomination.
The program is open to any KASB member district’s school board member or school administrator. Because the program is highly interactive, participation is limited. Building-level leaders are encouraged to apply. Board members and district-level administration will be given first priority.
Deadline for nominations is Jan. 18, 2019. Once nominated an application and further instructions will be sent to the nominee, and all applications to participate will be due Feb. 1, 2019. Participants will be notified by Feb. 6, 2019.
The program gives board members, superintendents and administrators time to 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 schools, classroom observations and presentations provide a foundation for class discussions.
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.
To nominate someone for the class and for further information about the program, please see kasb.org/LFT.