About the Oklahoma Principals' Academy
Applications will be accepted from PK-12 principals and assistant principals. Tuition for the program is $1500 (includes summer retreat, 4 follow-up sessions, program materials, meals and lodging. Participants must furnish and pay for their own transportation.
Founded in 1994, the Oklahoma Principals' Academy provides K-12 principals and assistant principals networking opportunities and leadership development customized for the unique challenges of leading today's elementary and secondary schools. A unique blend of leadership theory and practice, this fast-paced, engaging program prepares principals and assistant principals to face the ever-changing needs of the schools and students they serve. Participants will leave the Academy with the most current application of effective leadership principles from education and business.
June 24-28, 2013, Cheryl Price, Tom Trigalet, Dr. Cheryl Steele, Desarae Witmer, and Terry Saul, UCO, Edmond
Emphasizing self awareness through the ropes/challenge course, team building/synergy, time management, creating trust and vision.
Four Follow-up Sessions
Session 1: Sept. 11-12, 2013, Leadership, Dr. Fred Hammond, Marriott Conference Center, Norman
Session 2: Nov. 6-7, 2013, Managing Conflict, Dr. Christy Vincent, Stillwater
Session 3: Feb. 5-6, 2014, Vision, Terry Saul, Guthrie Inns, Guthrie
Session 4: April 9-10, 2014 Getting Your Team to the Finish Line in One Piece, Allan Johnson, St. Crispin’s, Seminole
(The follow-up sessions start at 6:00 p.m. the first night and end at 2:30 p.m. the second day.)