One of the most challenging roles in our current education system is that of local school superintendent. The Superintendent Professional Development Program (SPDP) prepares aspiring superintendents for bold, versatile and visionary leadership. A two-year program of study, SPDP emphasizes executive skills and knowledge a successful superintendent must possess in order to lead a district. Learning experiences are designed to foster competency in strategic leadership, school governance, community relations, and organizational leadership.

Georgia educators with three or more years’ experience as a school or system leader are encouraged to apply for the Superintendent Professional Development Program. A committee selected by GSSA will oversee the selection of twenty-five participants.

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The successful operation of a local school system is largely dependent upon effective planning and preparation of the system budget; successful administration of the budget; and understanding and optimizing the funding mechanism of education in Georgia. This institute focuses on the practical aspects of developing and administering a Georgia school system budget.

Tuition: $595

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