ABOUT

With support from OSPI, this Academy is designed to increase the skills of the mentor to better support incoming superintendents in becoming effective leaders. 

COMMITMENT
• Session participation
• Participation in year-end academy evaluation
• Travel and housing expenses, if applicable

REGISTRATION

Registration is open for WASA’s Mentor Academy! Please join your colleagues from across the state who are also mentoring a new to the role of superintendent! It is our goal that with quality mentor support we will reduce the superintendent churn in the state of Washington.
 
Register

RATE
Complimentary!

2022–23 SESSION MODULES

• Skill-Building: Mentorship, Leadership, Educator Evaluation
• Strategic Planning to Strategic Thinking
• Building a Strong Culture
• Racial Equity
• Emerging Issues

2022–23 SCHEDULE AND SESSION RESOURCES

Session resources will be posted here as they become available.

September 19 | Zoom

8:30–10:30 a.m.
October 17 | Zoom
8:30–10:30 a.m.
December 12 | Zoom
8:30–10:30 a.m.
January 2 | Zoom
8:30–10:30 a.m.
March 6 | Zoom
8:30–10:30 a.m.
March 27 | Zoom
8:30–10:30 a.m.


IN-PERSON

April 30 | Campbell's Resort, Chelan
1:00–4:00 p.m. Mentor and Early Career Superintendent Academies in-person at the Campbell's Resort in Lake Chelan, WA prior to the Superintendents Conference, which will begin at 5:00 p.m.

Housing will become available when registration for the Superintendents Conference is launched in late February 2023. 

Washington State Approved Clock Hours will become available when registration for the Superintendents Conference is launched in late February. 

CLOCK HOURS

Registration includes 15 Washington State Approved Clock Hours. 

2021–22 SCHEDULE AND SESSION RESOURCES

Session resources will be posted here as they become available.

September 20 | Zoom

9:30–10:30 a.m. with Early Career Superintendent Academy participants
10:30–11:30 a.m. Early Career Superintendent Academy participants

Session Resources
Presentation
Student Growth Goals Presentation Katie Taylor, OSPI
Revised Student Growth Goals Guidance for Pilot (TPEP)
Revised Student Growth Goals Pilot Rubrics (TPEP)
OSPI's TPEP Website


October 18 | Zoom
9:30–10:30 a.m. with Early Career Superintendent Academy participants
10:30–11:30 a.m. Early Career Superintendent Academy participants

Session Resources
Presentation
Top Ten Takeaways for New Superintendents
Senior Class Informational Letter
Senior Class Visits Letter



December 13 | Zoom
9:30–10:30 a.m. with Early Career Superintendent Academy participants
10:30–11:30 a.m. Early Career Superintendent Academy participants

Session Resources
Interactive Agenda
Presentation
Powerful Question Planning Sheet
Role Play Debrief
Leading Student Achievement Article
Evaluation MAP


January 24 | Zoom
9:30–10:30 a.m. with Early Career Superintendent Academy participants
10:30–11:30 a.m. Early Career Superintendent Academy participants

Session Resources
Interactive Agenda
Presentation


February 28 | Zoom
9:30–10:30 a.m. with Early Career Superintendent Academy participants
10:30–11:30 a.m. Early Career Superintendent Academy participants

Session Resources
Interactive Agenda
Presentation


March 28 | Zoom
9:30–10:30 a.m. with Early Career Superintendent Academy participants
10:30–11:30 a.m. Early Career Superintendent Academy participants

Session Resources
Interactive Agenda


May 1 | Campbell's Resort, Chelan
12–4 p.m. Mentor and Early Career Superintendent Academies
3–4 p.m. Joined by newly hired superintendents

Session Resources
Presentation

Washington State Approved Clock Hours will be delivered following the final session with the evaluation.

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CONTACT US

Kim Fry
Superintendent, Rochester School District
kfry@rochester.wednet.edu
360.239.6225

Jeff Snell
Superintendent, Vancouver School District
jeff.snell@vansd.org
360.624.3792

Mike Nelson
Assistant Executive Director, WASA
mnelson@wasa-oly.org 
253.508.0192