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2020-21 Applications Accepted through September 1

We are honored that you have chosen to apply for acceptance into cohort 4 of Kentucky Women in Education Leadership. This is a prestigious program for women who want to be part of a community of professional women education leaders, grow self-confidence through personal leadership growth and mentorship, and want support in career advancement. Twenty-five aspiring leaders will be selected to participate this year. 

To participate, you must meet the following criteria:

• You are a KASA member in good standing (Not a member?
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You must complete the application in its entirety

• Your superintendent or executive leader designee is aware of your intent to participate in the program (A Statement of Endorsement with his/her signature is required)

 NOTE: All female superintendents are considered automatic members of KWEL.

How to submit your application:

Step 1
Register your Application 

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Your KASA username and password is required to log in. Once this step is completed, you will receive an email with instructions on how to complete steps 2 and 3. (Note: There is an initial commitment fee, and if selected there will be an additional registration fee for the January forum.)

Step 2
All applications for KWEL must submit the following:   

  • Personal information cover sheet
  • 2 (total) single-spaced 8 ½ x 11 typewritten pages containing responses to 3 aspiration questions  
  • 2 letters of recommendation (one must be from the direct supervisor)
  • Statement of Endorsement Form with the signature of the superintendent or executive leader designee
Download the required forms below:

Personal information cover sheet / aspiration questions 

Statement of Endorsement 

Step 3
Submit Application   

Completed application must be received on or before September 1. Instructions on how to upload documents from step 2 will be sent to you after completing step 1. If you do not receive an email, please call or email Mary Brown at (800) 928-5272 or

Additional Questions:
Call the KASA office at (800) 928-5272