(864) 260-5000, ext. 10290Anderson School District Five has developed a two-year leadership program for present and potential administrative leaders. The Assistant Principals' Academy (APA) is for current assistant principals, individuals certified in school administration, or individuals in the process of completing an administrative certification program. Twelve to fifteen District Five certified staff members will be chosen. APA members must be committed to attending all program events and in taking an active role in the sessions.Requirements: To be accepted into the Assistant Principals' Academy, you must be a full-time district employee, have 4 years of teaching experience, and be currently certified in school administration or in the process of completing an administrative certification program. Also, APA cohort groups are formed only when there are a sufficient number of applicants.
Level IThe program focus forthe Level I Academy(year one) is to provideparticipants with aninside view of the keyoperational components ofAnderson School District Five.
Level IIDiscussion topics are fromWhat Great Principals DoDifferently,as well as simulationsbased on real-lifeexperiences.Participants are given credit for seat hours toward their recertification. Individuals are not promised positions within the district office or promotions within their schools.An end-of-the-year recognition for Level II participants will take place at the April or May Board meeting. Board meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month.