2017 Aspiring School Leaders
Tentative Agenda


Wednesday, April 19

Arrival and Check-In at the K-Bar-S Lodge

Thursday, April 20

School Leaders Panel Discussion

South Dakota’s Model of Principal Effectiveness

Instructional Leadership

Friday, April 21

A Conversation with SD Secretary of Education Melody Schopp

Are You Sure You’re the Principal? — A Guide for New and Aspiring Leaders

School Leadership:  Challenges and Opportunities

  • The 2017 ASL Retreat is hosted by MAPLE, the Midwest Alliance for Professional Learning and Leadership, with sponsorship of three of its partners: South Dakota Department of Education (SDDOE), School Administrators of South Dakota (SASD), and Technology and Innovation in Education (TIE).
  • Applications due March 17, 2017
  • Applicants notified about acceptance – March 24, 2017