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8th Annual Summer Leadership Institute

2016 Summer Leadership Institute: A Blueprint for Inclusive Schools

Facing state, national, and local pressure to create better inclusive schools?  Join us for 3 interactive days with national experts in making districts more inclusive, creating authentic inclusive schools, and improving inclusive classrooms. Take away a multitude of practical ideas and inspiration to do this important and timely work. 

When: Monday August 8 - Wednesday August 10, 2016
(additional meeting time August 11 and 12 for graduate credit)

Where: Syracuse University Campus

Who: Practicing administrators and school leaders, including principals, special education directors, curriculum directors, superintendents, teacher leaders, and educational leadership students.

Registration Fees

  • $490 per person for individual registrations
  • $460 per person for teams of 3-9 people from the same district/organization
  • $360 per person for teams of 10+ people from the same district/organization
  • $100 for students taking the institute for graduate credit (see below for details)

2016 Institute Schedule

Travel and Hotel Information

CEUs/Attendance/PD Credit

Continuing Education Units, professional development credit, and attendance certificates for the Summer Leadership Institute are now given as non-credit transcripts through University College. If you completed a Noncredit Course Registration Form at the Institute, you can email bursareg@uc.syr.edu and ask for a Transcript Request Form for Program EDNNC. Certificates will not be sent out automatically after the Institute is over; a Transcript Request Form is needed.

Graduate Credit

The Summer Leadership Institute can be taken for graduate academic credit through Syracuse University. The course involves an additional commitment in addition to the 3-day institute - readings ahead of time, classroom instruction on August 11 and 12, and a project due around August 20. Please note that you must register for BOTH the Institute itself and EDA/SPE 700 to receive credit.

If you are not already registered as a student at Syracuse University, you can do so by contacting University College at 315-443-9378. University College can also assist you with questions about tuition and course credit vouchers from your district/organization.

Once registered as student (or if you are already a student at SU), please contact Michelle Mondo at mrmondo@syr.edu or 315-443-2685 for a permission number for EDA/SPE 700, and register for the course on MySlice (it will be listed under Summer 2016/Summer Session II). 


If you have any questions or need assistance, please call contact us at suschoolofed@syr.edu or 315-443-4696.