New Superintendents Seminar Series (NSSS)

ACSA's New Superintendents Seminar Series (NSSS) is the only Professional Development Series that is specifically designed for the first and second year superintendent. The program provides first and second year superintendents with a cohort of new superintendent colleagues in a year long program of five, two-day workshops. NSSS allows new superintendents to tackle current issues in a confidential and supportive setting with the guidance of experienced, successful superintendents. Practical topics specific to the role of superintendent are covered in a seminar format to include board / superintendent relations, negotiations, goal setting, evaluations, culture building and leadership. Experienced superintendents provide wisdom, expertise, experience and guidance to the new superintendents in NSSS. If you are a new superintendent, NSSS is the cohort and professional development for you.

Audience: First and second year superintendents

Practical topics will be covered, such as:

  • Negotiations- Setting the stage for success
  • Governance- Appreciating, respecting and leading the Board
  • Sticky Personnel Issues
  • Looking back to see what has gone well and planning for next year’s Kick-off event

Dates & Locations

Virtual Orientation and Program Overview: Aug 15 9:00am - 10:30am

ACSA Sacramento: Sept 11 - 12
1029 J Street, Suite 320
Sacramento, CA 95814

TBD: Oct 2020 - Dec 2020

Monterey Conference Center:
Jan 26-27, 2021
(Pre-conference to Superintendents Symposium)
1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

ACSA Sacramento: Mar 12-13
1029 J Street, Suite 320
Sacramento, CA 95814

ACSA Sacramento: Apr - Jun 2021
Three virtual sessions TBD with cohort feedback

*September and March sessions may be shifted to virtual learning based on Covid-19 related factors

Cohort Registration

Registration Fees:

Full Series
ACSA Member: $1,900
Non-member: $2,900

Early Bird Registration
$1,500 please register before Sep 1, 2020.

Returning/Second Year
ACSA Member: $899

Register Now

For more information, download the series flier, or contact Jazmine Dawson.

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