Collaborative for Innovation and Transformational Leadership

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Collaborative for Innovation and Transformational Leadership

AASA is partnering with Dr. Bill Daggett and the Successful Practices Network (SPN) to facilitate a year-long cohort of select superintendents and their leadership teams to include:

  • Lead instructional administrator required
  • Board Member recommended
  • Building Principal recommended
  • Teacher Leader recommended

These leaders will work throughout the year in an Innovation Cohort to study best practices and apply principles of innovation to their district-wide planning and work. As members of the cohort, participants will benefit from direct support of AASA, SPN and their other cohort members.

Blended Support
The work of the cohort will be supported by both face-to-face and virtual resources including meetings, professional learning and collaboration opportunities.

  • Fall 2018
    • Bill Daggett, Ray McNulty, Mort Sherman or designees from AASA conduct a virtual launch to introduce the project and begin working on framing innovation goals
    • Bill Daggett, Ray McNulty, Mort Sherman or designees from AASA facilitate a day-long face-to-face kick-off to refine goals and begin laying out next steps
  • Fall 2018 – Fall 2019:
    • 1 day onsite with consultant to refine the development of innovation plans
    • Ongoing virtual support to facilitate development of innovation plan
    • Ongoing access to online repository of best practices, research and tools
    • Access to an online community for the Innovation Cohort
    • Regular briefing virtual meetings with Bill Daggett, Mort Sherman and others
  •  February 2019
    • Conference within a conference at AASA’s National Conference
  •  June 2019
    • Conference within a conference at the annual Model Schools Conference
  •  Fall 2019
    • Cohort teams come together to present their innovation plans in short video sessions
    • Development of executive summaries of each district’s innovative initiative
    • Video sessions and executive summaries to be shared with all cohort members

Important Dates:

  • October 28, 2018: Kickoff Meeting in Columbus, OH
  • February 14 -16, 2019: AASA Winter Conference in Los Angeles, CA
  • June 23–26, 2019: Model Schools Conference in Washington, DC
  • October 5, 2019: Capstone Meeting in Denver, CO

$13,000 Per Participating District

Districts are responsible for their associated expenses to include:

  • Travel to each face-to-face event
  • Registration fees to AASA Winter Conference
  • Registration fees to Model Schools Conference

Space is limited in order maximize the impact for each participating district. To sign up and for additional information please contact:

AASACollaborative@SPNetwork.org
Deb Light – Program Director, Collaborative for Innovation and Transformational Leadership
518.723.2051