Taking the Lead: KASA Aspiring Superintendent Workshop

The training will identify the most important criteria that boards seek when hiring a superintendent, critical information a candidate needs before applying for the position, and an overview of the process most widely used by boards of education in selecting a superintendent.

The school superintendent holds one of the most important jobs in every community and KASA is committed to helping Aspiring Superintendents ready themselves to Take the Lead.  

Join former Superintendents from KASA’s staff who will lead you through an amazing day filled with relative topics, strategic tools, and proven tips to help you land the district that you want to lead. 

Charting a Path 
• Self-assessment relative to the Superintendent Performance Standards
• How to fill experience and knowledge gaps and ready yourself for candidacy

Being a Leader of Leaders 

• Building credibility inside and outside of your organization
• The importance of community and public engagement to your resume
• Getting up to speed on state and national educational issues 

Your Vision for Success 
• Developing an exciting and compelling induction plan that will enhance your interview 
• How to Listen, Learn, then Lead your District and guide your Board on a path to success
• Presenting yourself as an optimistic leader on the “offense” for student achievement

Building Your Brand, Telling Your Story
• Establishing your professional guiding principles

Cancellation & Substitution Policy:

Written cancellation requests received before September 4, 2020 will receive a refund minus $29 cancellation fee.
Written cancellation requests received on or after September 4, 2020 will not be refunded.
Written cancellation requests must be sent to lisa@kasa.org.




Date and Location

Register for Sept 18
KASA Office
87 C. Michael Davenport Blvd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

Register for Sept 25
230 Technology Way
Bowling Green, KY 42101


9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET

Intended Audience

School administrators who aspire to be a superintendent

6 hours EILA credit available


KASA Member $199
Nonmember $249