• St. Louis Leadership Academy

    The St. Louis Leadership Academy is a nationally recognized, professional development opportunity for school leaders throughout the greater St. Louis region. The Missouri Leadership Development System competencies serve as the framework for learning experiences designed to explore effective leadership practices. Academy cohorts meet both regionally and statewide in a wide range of engagement strategies to learn from local and national experts. Academy participants are selected through an application process that reflects demonstrated leadership and a diverse representation of the greater St. Louis region.

    Why Participate in the St. Louis Leadership Academy?

    The Leadership Academy experience provides opportunities to:

    • network with school leaders in the St. Louis region;
    • share best practices in supporting student growth through collaboration, site visits, and relevant content;
    • discuss current topics and issues challenging school leadership;
    • learn to use protocols for problem-solving and increased engagement;
    • use the KOLBE Index to enhance knowledge of our personal leadership styles;
    • understand and support successful change processes;
    • heighten awareness of the importance of human resources and optimizing the performance of people; and
    • explore the many facets of building a cohesive school culture.

    Application Deadline is Tuesday, June 1, 2021

    Dates for the 2021-22 Leadership Academy
    Orientation Meeting: May 17, 2021

    Cohort Meetings: June 14-June 17, 2021
    Statewide Kick-off: June 14-16, 2021

    Regional Meeting: September 8, 2021
    Statewide OLE: October 5-October 9, 2021
    Regional Meeting: November 9, 2021
    Statewie Meeting: January 13-January 14, 2022

    Regional Meeting: February 17, 2022
    Regional Meeting: April 6, 2022
    Statewide Meeting: June 15-June 17, 2022