The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) and the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA) are hosting a leadership academy at SDCOE's Linda Vista campus on Saturday, Jan. 20.
The free academy is designed to prepare African-American and other educational professionals to advance in their careers as administrators and to help them build a leadership network for peer-to-peer mentoring, coaching, and career guidance.
The three-hour academy will include panel discussions that share the career paths undertaken by African-American superintendents to become school leaders in California, as well as presentations from leading search firms and legal experts.
"CAAASA's mission is to create a more diversified workforce in California school leadership, which is something we can all support," said San Diego County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Gothold. "Improving teacher and administrator diversity can help all students by providing positive role models, breaking down negative stereotypes, and preparing students to live and work in a multiracial society."
Learn more about the academy.