Completing Horizon Year 1 will earn participants a Central Office Enhancement on their current Administrative Certificate and 60 SCECH credits. Please choose an option below based on the schedule that best fits your needs.

The Horizon Leadership Academy Year 1 focuses on strengthening leadership skills and strategies for superintendents, aspiring superintendents, central office administrators and building administrators.

Course content will focus on:

  • How do I lead? How can I improve?
  • What is the role of situational leadership?
  • How do values and beliefs influence leadership?
  • What does it mean to mentor, advise, coach and tell?
  • How to use a Fact-Finding strategy to surface successes and barriers?
  • How do emotions influence conversations and relationships?
  • How can the power of story influence and engage others?

Cost for Year 1:

  • MASA member with Administrator Certificate: $3,000
  • MASA member without Administrator Certificate: $4,000
  • Non-member with Administrator Certificate: $3,300
  • Non-member without Administrator Certificate: $4,300

Participants are required to complete Horizon Year 1 before they can register for Horizon Year 2.

Horizon U.P. Year 2

Completing Horizon Leadership Year 2 will earn participants a Central Office Endorsement on a current Administrator Certificate or an Administrator Certificate with a Central Office Endorsement. Participants will also earn 30 SCECH credits. You must have completed Horizon Leadership Year 1 to be eligible to register for Horizon Leadership Year 2. Please choose one of the options below based on the schedule that best fits your needs.

The Horizon Leadership Academy Year 2 focuses on strengthening leadership skills and strategies for superintendents, aspiring superintendents, central office administrators and building administrators.

Year 2 Program Requirements

Time commitment: 5 days, 30 hours, with mentor coach support throughout the year.

Course content will focus on:

  • What researched strategies can provide guidance in strengthening district culture and improving the health of the organization?
  • How do we expand Fact-Finding and data analysis to strengthen culture and improve the organization’s health?
  • What researched strategies can influence strategic action planning at the school or district level?

Cost for Year 2:

  • MASA member: $2,000
  • Non-member: $2,300

Note: Participants who completed Horizon Year 1 prior to the 2019-20 school year will follow the previous pricing structure. Please call for details.

Participants are required to complete Horizon Year 1 before they can register for Horizon Year 2.

Horizon Cost for 2-Year Total Program

MASA member with Administrator Certificate: $5,000
MASA member without Administrator Certificate: $6,000
Non-member with Administrator Certificate: $5,600
Non-member without Administrator Certificate: $6,600

Dates & locations for 2020-21 Horizon U.P.

All sessions are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be held at Delta Schoolcraft ISD,  2525 3rd Avenue S., Escanaba.

Horizon U.P. Year 1

  • October 21-22, 2020
  • November 10-11, 2020
  • December 8-9, 2020
  • January 6-7, 2021*
    *This session will be held virtually
  • March 18-19, 2021

Register

Horizon U.P. Year 2

Participants are required to complete Horizon U.P. Year 1 before they can register for Horizon U.P. Year 2.

  • September 29-30, 2020
  • October 27-28, 2020
  • March 16, 2021

Register

Questions?

For more information, Dr. Sarena Shivers, MASA’s Deputy Executive Director of Professional Learning and Member Services at (517) 327-5910 or sshivers@gomasa.org