Professional Learning for School System Leaders

60 Hours of Exemplary Learning for all Leaders of Educational Systems – Directors, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Program Leaders, Elected Officials and Ministry Personnel

Why Select Our International School System Leadership Certificate Program?

“Think ‘system’ and not ‘individual school’ if the goal is to fundamentally change the culture of schools.” Dr. Michael Fullan, O.C

Internationally Regarded

An internationally highly regarded system-level leadership certificate program for national school system leaders

Highly Effective Instructors

Strong evidence of a highly effective instructor who demonstrates a deep commitment to students, resulting in many life-long relationships

System-Level Leadership Practices

Strong evidence of impact on system-level leadership practices

Instructional Strategies

High yield instructional strategies, current research, student-centered curriculum that requires the application of new learning to practice

Program Alignment

Contextualization of the program to ensure alignment with system priorities and

Positive Testimonials

Positive testimonials, advocates and collaborators

PROGRAM DESIGN

The content of the system-level leadership program is founded on research that points to a clear and powerful connection between effective school-level and system-level leadership practices.

Our programming consequently aligns in focus and structure, and while elements overlap in selected content, they bring a particular and unique perspective to the learning process. Understanding what effective schools and school-level leadership looks like is the crucial foundation for delivering effective system-level support and thinking in a truly “system” mindset

Program Design, Delivery & Pricing

Contextualization

Our programming consequently aligns in focus and structure, and while elements overlap in selected content, they bring a particular and unique perspective to the learning process. Understanding what effective schools and school-level leadership looks like is the crucial foundation for delivering effective system-level support and thinking in a truly “system” mindset

Contextualization

All modules are highly interactive and use a broad range of strategies; therefore, registration is limited to a maximum of 30 per group. Each module also requires the online submission of a personal reflection following each learning experience.

Certificates

International School Leadership issues an individual certificate for those who have met the program requirements. Co-branding of the certificate is available.

Online Resources

An online learning forum that provides learning resources, a stop/start/continue quiz for day one, reflection submission, and program evaluation. It also provides a forum for discussions during the periods between the sessions, thereby extending and building the collaborative environment.

Online Resources

Program Pricing

Onsite modules 1-5 are $400 CAD per module plus venue costs. A minimum of 15 registrants is required. Module 6 is $100 CAD per participant.

Online modules are not available.

Contracted delivery prices are available and determined by participant enrolment and specific site costs.

Testimonials of Quality

“I liked the system and structure of mixing theory with practice. The leaders left the education not only with more theory but also with a toolbox …”

Who Recognizes Our Certificate Program

Jurisdictions that have engaged ISL in the delivery of the program:

Our Instructors

Joni Heard

Instructor

Bruce Barrett

Instructor

Get In Touch

ISL has worked with organizations from North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America. We have solutions for every part of the world.

If you have any additional questions or are looking to consult with our team of experts, contact us and get started today