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Leadership Development


For teams of district and building-level learning leaders.

Register now to attend this Four-series academy to help you build successful teams to lead teaching and learning in your schools.

Day 1 - December 5, 2022
Developing a Winning Focus

  • Gain ideas, resources, practical examples, helpful resources, & evidence-based strategies;
  • Develop a focus that aligns all required local, state, and federal plans;
  • Hear an example of a successful comprehensive early literacy program;
  • Maximize available web-based resources that make curriculum alignment easy.

Day 2 - January 30, 2023
Studying Game Film and Stat Sheets

  • Learn how to lead staff in interpreting results and creating goals for improvement; 
  • Study how to select data that matters and impacts student learning.

  • And more...

Day 3 - February 13, 2023
Making In-Game Winning Adjustments

  • How will we respond when some students do not learn?

  • How will we extend the learning for students?

  • What are some examples of effective interventions?

  • And more...

Day 4 - March 30, 2023
Developing Instructional Leaders

  • Creating a professional development plan that meets state requirements and ensures effective teachers in every classroom;
  • And more...

Costs (for all 4 sessions)
$500 - two-member school team
$750 - three-six member school team
DLS Districts will receive an additional 30% discount.

To register your team, complete this form.

New Principals Academy Program
The New Principals Assistance Program format provides you with a “support group” in these early critical years of your career.  This is an outstanding program that provides solutions to the frustration and the conflicts that develop in the principalship effectively bridging the theoretical/practical gap.

First Year Superintendents

CCOSA in partnership with the Oklahoma State Department of Education provides all of the professional development/required activities for first year superintendents. 

Principal Coaching and Mentoring: Sustaining and Supporting School Principals
Designed to provide tools for individuals that supervise principals or individuals that mentor other principals.  This training will give participants tools to use when mentoring other leaders to provide thoughtful guidance.

Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma with Dr. Barbara Sorrels

School leaders and teachers are invited to this two-day training of understanding trauma and developing strategies for stronger classroom and learning environments for trauma-exposed students.

Principal & Superintendent Certification Exam Preparation 
Workshop provides participants with an overview of the COEE OSAT's for the school administration areas. In addition to dissecting and analyzing the subject area study guide, close attention will be given to the tests' required writing assignments. 

Creating Uplifting Classrooms:  Providing Support for Early-Career Teachers 

How are you supporting your early-career educators? CCOSA and the K20 Center have partnered to provide valuable training and support. 

The K20 Center has developed the “Uplifting Classroom Environment” model. Its goal is to provide early-career teachers with a number of practical, research-based tools and activities to help them to begin teaching successfully. This professional development’s objectives come from this model and will introduce participants to a multitude of strategies that actively engage students in rigorous instruction that can be delivered in a face-to-face format or modified to an online format.

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.  This program is open to Oklahoma education professionals who hold a current superintendent’s certificate and aspire to be a superintendent. The collaborative, interactive academy will feature project and problem-based learning opportunities facilitated by practicing Oklahoma education experts.
Oklahoma Principal Leadership Institute

Join veteran principals for year-long professional growth.