Emerging Leaders Academy

The Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration and Oklahoma State School Boards Association are proud to offer the Emerging Leaders Academy! This year-long program will help prepare a select group of Oklahoma education leaders for the superintendency.

Eligibility criteria:

  • PRACTICING Oklahoma public school administrator with valid superintendent certificate who ASPIRES to be a superintendent.

Application timeline:

Participant commitment requirements:

  • Signed participation agreement (download here)
  • Complete online application (including upload of signed participation agreement)
  • Attendance is required at all sessions. (See schedule below)
  • Fees and associated expenses to be covered by participant
    • *Registration Fee: $600
    • Sleeping Room Expense: $500 (estimated)
    • Associated Travel Expenses: As Incurred

*Registration fee includes 52 hours of professional development, team building/networking activities, meals and refreshments, materials and supplies.

Tentative Schedule

October 23-24, 2019

  • Topic: Welcome Class of 2020/Leadership

December 4-5, 2019 

  • Topic: Finance

February 25-26, 2020

  • Topic: Advocacy

April 22-23, 2020

  • Topic: Communication


Contact Stephanie Hyder or Pam Deering.