ASPIRING SPECIAL EDUCATION LEADERS INSTITUTE (ASELI)
The Institute is a one-year leadership development program designed to improve outcomes for all students by preparing a diverse group of educators for leadership roles in special education.
Goals of the Institute
To increase the capacity of and retain a network of aspiring diverse special education leaders at the local education agency level to improve systems serving children with disabilities and their families.
To develop, improve, and expand system-level collaborative practices between SEA, LEA, Parent Center, IHE, and other children-serving agencies to ensure the delivery and maintenance of a special education leadership development program.
To increase the number of diverse early intervention and special education leaders at the local education agency level with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to improve systems serving students with disabilities and their families
How does a director of special education apply to be a mentor for the Aspiring Special Education Leadership Institute?
Apply online at the ICASE website
Why should you apply?
How long is the commitment?
The commitment is for one year.
How much time do I need to committ to?
The Institute is planned for 1 day a month 8:30 - 3:30 (EST).
What are the expectations of mentors?
What will mentors get out of the institute?
Increased capacity in bias, antiracism, academic and behavioral stereotypes, culturally sustaining instruction, intersectionality, ableism, discrimination, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Please check back for the updated application for special education directors willing to be mentors (Deadline for application - July 1).