Online Application:
2022-23 National Instructional Leader Academy

 Applicant: * 

 * First Name:  
    Middle Name:
 * Last Name:  
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* School District: 
* Primary Address:  
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Application Instructions:

1. Copy and paste a current no more than 2-page resume or curriculum vitae (CV) (text only version);
2. Complete all short answer questions;
3. Provide two (2) professional and one (1) personal references to contact.

Resume/CV: *



Describe your primary role as an instructional leader in your district in 100 words or less.


What do you anticipate are the biggest problems of practice facing your district this year?  


ONE Professional Reference

Reference Name: 

Reference Position: 

Reference District:

Reference E-mail:

Reference Phone:



Tuition Information:   

  If your application is approved, you will be sent a link to register for the program. The tuition fee will be due at the time of registration. 

Tuition Fee:   $4,800


Additional Information: If there is any additional information you'd like to provide AASA, please do so in the space below.



Note: When you submit your application, you should see the following message:  

Thank you for sending us your application! If your application is approved, you will be sent a link to register for the program.  

Questions?  Contact Valerie Truesdale or Denise Wren at


The Academy is offered in partnership between AASA and AVID

The National Instructional Leader Academy is a timely opportunity for District Instructional Leaders to be refreshed and challenged in Leadership skills and knowledge by looking through the lens of Instruction, Culture, and Systems as they continue to grow as impactful leaders. The Academy  is designed for those District Leaders who are charged with setting the vision and leading implementation of Instructional services, which may include Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, Accountability and/or Technology.

  AASA Cancellation Policy: 

To receive a refund, cancellation requests must be received in writing no less than 14 days prior to a program start.  Refunds are not granted for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events or early departure. AASA/AVID are not responsible for weather related cancellations, airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by attendee that are associated with the program. A $100 processing fee applies to all cancellations.