Aspiring Superintendents Academy® for Female Leaders


The AASA Aspiring Superintendents Academy® for Female Leaders is a powerful vehicle to put female leaders in the driver's seat of their career. The Academy brings together women who are on the path to the superintendency to build knowledge and confidence in their ability to lead. The goal of this unique opportunity is to create the time and space for learning, connection, and introspection. Directing the Academy are female superintendents with demonstrated expertise leading innovative school districts with a record of improving learning for all students. 


  In Person Events

October 6 – 8, 2022 San Marcos, CA

February 13 – 14, 2023: In-person meeting prior to the AASA National Conference on Education, San Antonio, TX

June 21 -23, 2023 in San Marcos, CA

 Virtual Events 

December 2022, March 2023 and additional dates during 2023 with Mentor Meet up meetings in-between. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 15, 2022  



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Female leaders who aspire to be superintendents are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to central office professionals and principals. Superintendents and members of district governing bodies are encouraged to nominate professionals.

Applications are due September 15, 2022




Nonmember Price: $4,800
AASA Member Discounted Price: $4,500

Not a member? Join now to save $500!
The program fee includes access to all cohort meetings, materials, discussions and more.


Questions? Contact Valerie Truesdale, assistant executive director, at