Administrator Leadership Academy

A four-day academy for admin over the 2019-2020 school year

Target Audience

  • Principals
  • Central Office administrators
  • Superintendents
  • Supervisors / Coordinators

Structure of Academy

Academy participants will be focused on school improvement, but the planning team will determine that critical needs and agenda will be planned accordingly.

Some suggested topics/activities are:

  • Defining administrative leadership qualities

  • Quality school indicators

  • Professional learning community benefits

  • Researching what works in schools

  • Identifying critical factors for premier schools

  • Developing and completing a school improvement project (approved by the superintendent)

    • Examples might include:

      • Shaping a vision of academic success for all students;

      • Creating a climate hospitable to education;

      • Cultivating leadership in others;

      • Improving instruction;

      • Situational problem-solving;

      • Managing people, data and processes to foster school improvement

Academy Details

DATES: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

TIME: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Sign in begins 30 minutes prior to the start of each session)

LOCATION: All four Academy dates will be held at the Madison-Champaign ESC

Food: Coffee, water, and light snacks will be provided -- Soda will be available for $0.50

Lunch is on your own

Materials to Bring:

Layers of clothing to adjust to room temperatures

Computer or tablet

Preferred note-taking tools and materials


$215 per participant (no micro-credential)

$250 per participant (includes micro-credential)


1 or 2 Graduate Credits available at an additional cost of $180.

35 Contact Hours will be awarded through the ESC.

Forms of Payment:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Purchase Order
  • Credit Card (* there is a 3% fee for all credit card transactions)

Payment Options:

Payment can be mailed, emailed, faxed, or called in:

Mail to: Madison-Champaign ESC

attn: Ashley Carey

2200 S US Highway 68

Urbana, Ohio, 43078

Fax: 937-652-2221

For Credit Card Payments: Contact Ashley Care at or call 937-484-1557

To Register:

Use the Click Here to Register button below OR use the bitlylink provided on the pdf

Registration Deadline: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 -- 3:00 pm

Limit of 30 participants


Contact James Cutlip at

Additional Academy Information

Application - Word

Application - PDF