Professional Learning

Aspiring School Leaders Network


About the Series

A critical turning point in an educator's career is when the decision is made to become a school leader. The Aspiring School Leaders Network four-stage cohort series is designed to provide resources, guidance and supports to those who have set their sights on leading and transforming educational systems for all students. Attendees will learn how to enhance their administrative internship experience, hear from successful veteran leaders in the field and gain valuable insights on preparing for employment in a leadership role.


This series is designed specifically for administrative interns.


$30 per individual session or $50 for the remaining two sessions.

Dates & Locations

SeaTac - Four Points by Sheraton, Seattle Airport South
22406 Pacific Hwy S
Des Moines, WA 98198

Spokane - Enduris Training Center
1610 Technology Blvd #100
Spokane, WA 99224


  SeaTac Spokane 
Stage 1  Complete Complete
Stage 2 Complete Complete
Stage 3 February 6, 2019 February 4, 2019
Stage 4 March 14, 2019 March 13, 2019

Time for all workshops

Breakfast & registration: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Workshop: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Workshop Details

Stage 1

  • Keys to a successful internship and pitfalls to avoid.
  • Must-do intern activities.
  • Explore the key leadership paradigms.
  • Network with interns from other universities.
  • Q&A with award winning leaders.
  • Learn what AWSP can do for you.

Stage 2

  • Looking to the job search process (cover letter, application, resume, letter of recommendation).
  • Avoiding leadership burnout; managing the workload.
  • ASB and PTA finance issues.
  • Student privacy and procedural rights.
  • FERPA and confidentiality.

Stage 3

  • Hiring smart.
  • Employee discipline.
  • Hear first-hand accounts from early-career school leaders.
  • Interactive Principal of the Year panel.

Stage 4

  • Your internship: finishing strong.
  • The interview.
  • The leadership essentials: values, beliefs and behaviors.
  • Maintaining professional boundaries: risks and rewards of social media
  • Search and seizure
  • School liability
  • Incident reporting

Registration Options

Download Registration Form


For More Information 

Macy Bruhy | Professional Learning & Intern Support | (800) 562-6100