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Begins in June 2019

For teams of 3-6 leaders

The Iowa School Leadership Academy will give school leadership teams in-depth strategies and guidance from McREL’s research- and evidence-based knowledge sets of Balanced Leadership, What Matters Most, and Curiosity Works.

School districts are encouraged to consider bringing a team(s) of 3-6 leaders who can learn and work collaboratively around the presented course content and be willing to engage in this work within their respective districts.  Meets requirements for evaluator approval II renewal!

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Comprehensive Information: This link provides greater details including cost, location, and registration.

September 5-6 from 8:30-4:30 in Keystone AEA in Elkader

For administrators

Leadership Camps are two-day opportunities to learn with colleagues, sharing challenges and successes of the evaluation of administrators.  Approved for one evaluator renewal credit.

The cost of the two-day camp is $75 for one credit (reduced from $509) with all materials and lunches included.  

Contact: Denise Schares at

April 30 from 10-1 in Elkader

For school and district leaders

Join us for facilitated conversation around challenges facing Iowa school leaders and strategies for addressing the challenges.  Each participant will have the opportunity to share a challenge and dialogue with others regarding possible actions to address the challenge.  A Tuning Protocol format will be used to facilitate the conversation.

There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided.  

Contact: Denise Schares at