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Leadership Development

About the School Leadership in Education (SLed)

School Leadership in Education (SLed)

In collaboration with the School Ministry unit of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, ALSS offers leadership development raining through the School Leadership in Education (SLed) program. Each year member school administrators are invited to nominate potential new leaders for this training program. These leaders are currently not in head of school or principal typew positions, but might well be identified as having the potential and interest in serving in such a role one day. Please click here for more information on the SLed program.

Nominations are now being accepted. Contact us for more information

Participants in this program should plan to spend several days in St. Louis at an initial training event in late June. Participants wioll also be expected to attend the annual ALSS Conference the next March. The training sequence culminates in another training evet the following June in St. Louis.

Van Lunen Fellows

Individuals serving as the head of a school (have the role of being the direct report to the board), with at least 2 years of experience in this role but not more than 10 years, may apply for a space in the next cohort for executive managment training through the Van Lunen Fellows program. Each year ALSS encourages eligible heads of school to apply for the Van Lunen Fellows program. Learn more about this program