Programs

Ohio School Leadership Institute

The Ohio School Leadership Institute (OSLI) was established under Ohio House Bill 152 in 1993 to provide ongoing professional development opportunities for local educational leaders – leaders who will transform today’s schools into tomorrow’s dynamic learning communities.



New Superintendent Transition

The New Superintendent Transition Program provided by BASA, the professional organization for Ohio School Superintendents, is designed to assist individuals assuming the superintendency for the first time.



Executive Coaching

Superintendents who are new to the position, as well as those who are new to the position in Ohio, are matched with successful, experienced Ohio superin­tendents specifically trained to assist new superintendents in negotiating the many challenges faced by chief execu­tive officers of school systems.



The IMAGINE Women's Leadership Series

This year-long personalized professional development experience has been designed for women to gain or enhance the necessary skills to be successfully considered for the top leadership positions in education, including the superintendency. Click here to apply.



The Ohio Superintendent Professional Learning Academy

The “Academy” is a unique educational practicum for school district superintendents in the state of Ohio offered by the BASA’s School Leadership Foundation. Its focus is preparing the landscape for educational leadership. The emphasis of this interactive experience is the need for more strategic leadership being driven by increased expectations and accountability, an evolving economy and job market and the seismic shift occurring in how we teach and learn – the result of rapid growth in technology, advancements in neuroscience and the demand for a different skill set in today’s students.