How to Apply


To be considered for admission to the Executive Leadership Program, the applicant must submit the materials listed below by April 15th.

Required materials include:

  • The completed application opens your admission file.
  • These additional required application materials must be on file on or before April 15:
    • College and graduate school transcripts**
    • A Personal Leadership Statement (typed, 275-350 words max.) that reflects your professional leadership aspirations  and a leadership pathway that aligns with the challenges of a district leadership position.
    • Two written recommendations that attest to your educational leadership experiences and the  potential for your successful performance as a district leader prepared to create the conditions for effective teaching, learning and leading at the district level.

**During the application process, an applicant is asked to provide unofficial transcripts for any coursework or institutions previously attended.  If the applicant has his/her own copy of the transcript, it can be scanned and uploaded into the applicant system while an official copy is mailed.

Please email questions to Kimberly Shirshac (


Application period March 1st – April 15th

Interviews scheduled: April 15th – May 15th

Acceptance letters sent on or before: May 31st

2017-2018 Program Timeline