Aspiring Leaders Program


    Aspiring Leaders

    Contact Dr. Melinda Lundy for questions or information.

    The Aspiring Leaders Program provides professional development to prepare instructional leaders for the District’s Assistant Principal Pool.

    Applicants must be employees of SDMC.

    Aspiring Leaders Candidates MUST meet the following qualifications:

    · Current Florida Professional Educator Certificate

    · Educational Leadership Certification

    · Passed FELE

    · 3 years Highly Effective evaluation rating

    · 3 Recommendations with one from your current Principal.

    To apply for Aspiring Leaders:

    Only fully completed applications will be accepted. 

    · Current Florida Professional Educator Certificate

    · Master's degree or higher, which designates Educational Leadership, Administration, or Administration/Supervision or master's degree or higher with Educational Leadership certification.

    · Certificate of Passing the FELE (Florida Educational Leadership Exam)

    · An up-to-date Resume

    · Five years of teaching experience · Recommendation Form: a)Three (3) recommendation forms; one must be from current principal (Applicants who have transferred to a new supervisor within one calendar year may provide a Recommendation from their previous supervisor.) b) Letters of Recommendation are also accepted but not required.

    · Last three years evaluations

    Program Duration: Year-long program with face-to-face and online components.

    Inservice Points: 60+