Emerging Leaders Academy

Emerging Leaders Academy

Emerging Leaders Academy

The Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration and Oklahoma State School Boards Association are proud to offer the Emerging Leaders Academy! This year-long program will help prepare a select group of Oklahoma education leaders for the superintendency.

Eligibility criteria:
  • PRACTICING Oklahoma public school administrator with valid superintendent certificate, who ASPIRE to be a superintendent.
Application timeline:
  • May 7- May 23, 2018
Participant commitment requirements:
  • Signed participation agreement (download here)
  • Complete online application (including upload of signed participation agreement)
  • Attendance is required at all sessions. (See schedule below)
  • Fees and associated expenses to be covered by participant
    • *Registration Fee: $600
    • Sleeping Room Expense: $500 (estimated)
    • Associated Travel Expenses: As Incurred

*Registration fee includes 52 hours of professional development, team building/networking activities, meals and refreshments, materials and supplies.

Tentative Schedule


June 6-7, 2018

  • Location: CCOSA Conference, Embassy Suites, Norman
  • Topic: Welcome Class of 2019/Breakout session 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Oct. 24-25, 2018 

(Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening and all day Thursday)

  • Location: K20 Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman
  • Topic: Superintendent as CEO

Dec. 12-13, 2018

(Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening and all day Thursday)

  • Location: TBD
  • Topic: Finance

Feb. 19-20, 2019

(all day Tuesday, Tuesday evening and Wednesday)

  • Location: CCOSA and OSSBA
  • Topic: Advocacy

April 24-25, 2019

(Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening and all day Thursday)

  • Location: TBD
  • Topic: Communication

June 5-6, 2019

  • Location: CCOSA Conference

Aug. 23-24, 2019

  • Location: OSSBA/CCOSA Education Leadership Conference

Questions?

Contact Stephanie Hyder or Pam Deering.