• Building a network of support for resolving real district issues related to learning and implementing best practices systemwide.
• Learning how to become a better leader of powerful teaching and learning in your school/district.
• On-site coaching that strengthens and supports leadership learning behaviors. Eliminating leader isolation as you work to strengthen your ability to increase student achievement.
While the majority of Academy expenses are covered by funding from the Washington State Legislature, each district participating in the Leadership Academy has been asked to commit two years to the program, pay a program fee, and cover travel expenses to attend trainings.
The Academy is designed as a two-year program. It is expected that districts respect the two-year time commitment when they begin the program.
WSLA 2017 Fact Sheet
To view a program summary of the 2016-17 year, please view our WSLA Fact Sheet.