We are gearing-up for the second year of the WASA Mentor Academy. Current and past superintendent mentors are invited to join the academy to cultivate your mentoring skills. 

During our time together, we will focus on:

  • Increasing your skills and knowledge base to become a more effective mentor/leader.
  • Supporting your personal and professional growth through facilitated dialogue and focused interactions with fellow superintendents.
  • Strengthening your ability to effectively apply Washington's eight leadership criteria in school leader supervision.

Registration is limited to 18 participants. 

Two full-day, face-to-face workshops.

​October 22, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
Breakfast and lunch included.

February 25, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
Breakfast and lunch included.


Mike Nelson, Superintendent, Enumclaw School District
Mike has been Superintendent in the Enumclaw School District since January 2007. He is in his 34th year as an educator, having taken a traditional path (teacher to principal to central office) to being a superintendent. 

Jeanne Harmon, Consultant
Jeanne retired four years ago from OSPI, where she served as the Director for Educator Effectiveness, with responsibility for educator evaluation, support for new teachers and National Board Certification. Now, she mostly plays in her garden and kayak and with her eight children. Contract work with OSPI, WASA, and the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession keep her brain working. 

Click here to register and reserve your place in the Mentor Academy. Registration closes October 5. 

Contact Lisa Gehman with registration questions.
Contact Helene Paroff with general academy questions.

Participants will receive additional communication prior to our first gathering in October. 


View all Mentor Academy resources.