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MASA Leader - Fall 2016

MASA Feature Horizon Leadership Academy Is Open for Business By Cindy Ruble, MASA Associate Executive Director of Instruction This fall, MASA launched two in a new series of four Horizon Leadership Academy programs for MASA members and other educational leaders around the state. The two Horizon programs underway include: Sustain Excellence is a specialty central office endorsement program for current superintendents, focusing on leadership. For many superintendents, profes-sional learning feels either too time-consuming, not flexible enough, or like it was designed for someone else. MASA’s Sustain Excellence is developed specifically for current superintendents. Sustain Excellence highlights: • The program is job-embedded and relevant; • It is research-based with practical know-how from national and international experts; • It provides time to collaborate with peers to improve practice and learn together. 30 MASA LEADER • Fall 2016 Navigate Leadership is also a specialty central office endorsement program for aspiring superintendents and first-line leaders, focusing on leadership. Navigate Leadership highlights: • The program focuses on the unique needs of an aspiring superintendent or first-line administrator; • It offers job-embedded opportunities to practice learning; • Provides a chance to grow alongside peers; • Requires supervisor reference. The Sustain Excellence and Navigate Leadership curricula focus on four big ideas.


MASA Leader - Fall 2016
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