IASA is proud to offer a full slate of professional development opportunities that can be brought directly to your district or region.

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable practitioners can come to you to lead administrator academies and workshops that can benefit school administrators, principals, teachers and school board members.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can tailor professional development to fit your district's needs. Spots are filling up so do not wait.

What Academies Are Available?

IASA’s incoming Associate Director of Professional Development, Dr. Dawn Bridges, will be continuing many popular IASA Administrative Academies, including Why Your Why Matters (AA #1445), Women in Leadership (AA #3665) as well as our Effective Communications Strategies Academy (AA # 1761).

Our team of experienced Field Services Directors can also be booked in your district or region to lead an administrative academy or workshop. Examples include Problem Solving and Collective Bargaining: Using an Interest-Based Approach (AA #3782), Adaptive Leadership Dealing With Change (AA #1825) and Navigating Superintendent and School Board Relationships (AA #3998).

Want to build positive teams, leadership and culture? Dr. Kelly Stewart is a certified Jon Gordon trainer who can come to your district or region to lead an administrative academy.

Whatever your needs are, our goal is to always offer on-demand and personalized professional development.

Administrative Retreat and Institute Days

Looking for a speaker at an Institute Day or for an Administrative Retreat? IASA is here to help. Dr. Bridges has three decades of experience leading trainings and speaking to education audiences from suburban, rural and urban areas.

She has a lifelong passion of inclusivity and equitable programming for all students, especially students with special needs. Her unique background as Vice President of Educational Affairs at Right at School, co-lead of the AASA Social- Emotional Learning cohort, Director of Professional Development for Discovery Inc. and Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction at Community Consolidated #181 provides her with numerous experiences to draw upon.

Contact Dr. Bridges about leading an Administrative Retreat or Institute Day in your district.

On-Demand and On-Going Professional Development

IASA is also proud to offer a series of support with individualized professional learning sessions tailored to your district's needs throughout the year. We have consulted with districts from Belleville to Evergreen Park. Limited opportunities are available so reach out if interested.

Call 217-753-2213 or email Dr. Bridges at dbridges@iasaedu.org for any PD inquiries.

Together we can develop impactful training that drives growth and improves outcomes across your district.


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