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Moving Women Up the District Ladder: Are you ready for the next step?

  • Lipscomb University; Ezell Building Room 147 One University Park Dr Nashville, TN USA (map)

**TASL Credit Approved**

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The year is 2017. Do we still need programs for aspiring female leaders in this modern era?

AASA’s “Study of the American Superintendent: 2015 Mid-Decade Update” found that women held only 27% of the nation’s superintendencies, and most of those were in small rural and suburban districts.  That figure was up from only 13% in 2000.  Women comprise 76% of the K-12 teaching positions and 52% of all principalships. 

TOSS ALI would like to invite our members to think about their preparation and readiness for ‘the next level.'  We want to help empower women, help them be more aware of their options, and introduce the need for both coaching and mentoring in the preparation toward their 'dream jobs.'

The event will be held on the Lipscomb University campus, and will feature presentations by Dr. Debra Boyd, Dr. Donna Wright, Dr. LaDonna McFall, and Dr. Wanda Shelton. 

  • During this one day event, lead teachers, principals, assistant principals, and supervisors will hear Dr. Debra Boyd’s perspective from both the higher education and state department of education levels.  
  • Dr. Donna Wright will present sessions titled “Reach down as you climb: How can women incorporate  mentoring and coaching skills to guide future leaders?" and “Building your own bridges—Experience, Background and Learning While Doing.”
  • Dr. LaDonna McFall with follow with “Mentoring/Coaching the Next Generation of Women in Leadership.”  
  • Dr. Wanda Shelton will work with the attendees on the leadership skills that are needed to climb the educational leadership ladder.  

You will not want to miss this event!