Applications are currently being accepted for Cohort VIII 2018-2019 SLA Academy. 

Download Application and submit to DEADLINE IS March 30, 2018. Click here for program requirements and selection.

Interested in sponsorship? Download the SLA Sponsorship Guide.

To recruit and prepare Latino school system leaders to become superintendents of school districts in the United States with an emphasis on Hispanic serving school districts, those school districts having a population of Hispanic students 20% or higher.

Create an exclusive yearlong leadership training institute that allows participants to continue in their present jobs while being trained, coached, and mentored by high-powered, successful practitioners.

The mission of the ALAS Superintendents Leadership Academy (SLA) is to improve and expand opportunities for emerging school system leaders by providing coaching, mentoring, and support to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to assume high level roles especially in high poverty and minority serving school systems.

Questions? email John Portacio, Superintendents Leadership Academy Manager at