ADVOCACY | LEADERSHIP | PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

The Georgia School Superintendents Association is excited to introduce an array of expanded services and support structures for new superintendents called the Superintendent Induction Program (SIP).  In the first year, it is imperative that new superintendents establish strong governance practices and focused strategic directions as well as build relationships and
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
District Office leadership matters! Studies indicate that superior leadership within a school district’s office has a direct correlation to increased student achievement. GSSA’s District Office Professional Development Program is a one-year course of study designed to enhance the individual and collective leadership capacity of the district office, while supporting the
The successful operation of any school system depends upon effective organization, recruitment, and management of human resources. This institute provides a comprehensive reference manual. Instruction emphasizes how to organize and operate a successful public school personnel office on a day-to-day basis. TUITION: $595
The appropriate housing of Georgia’s increasing student population depends upon effective funding, planning and construction of school facilities. The Facilities and Capital Outlay Management Institute provides each participant with two comprehensive reference manuals. The instructor guides participants through an intensive study of the processes and procedures used in planning and
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
Superintendent Executive Leadership Program The challenge of retaining a superintendency for long periods of time is evident in our state’s average superintendent tenure of 2.8 years.   Those who succeed for extended periods of time must be able to lead change, foster relationships, and continually readjust to the evolving internal and